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A Mexican Poet’s March for Peace | New America Media

The “march” — as it is euphemistically called — is the talk of Mexico’s media and slowly drawing international attention.

After Mexican poet Javier Sicilia’s son, Juan Francisco, and several of his friends were senselessly murdered on March 28 by a drug gang in Morelos, the poet has drawn crowds to his public demonstrations of grief and anger in Cuernavaca and Mexico City. Now he has begun a march from Mexico City to Ciudad Juarez—through the 11 Mexican cities most implicated in the drug violence of recent years.

Read more here: A Mexican Poet’s March for Peace – New America Media.

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