Donald Trump’s antagonistic rhetoric toward Mexico has caused an increase in anti-American sentiment among Mexicans.
My sense of loyalty to the United States has always coexisted with a sense of solidarity with the people of Mexico.
Ongoing “gasolinazo” protests in Mexico over a 20 percent rise in gas prices have led to over 400 arrests, 250 looted stores, and six deaths.
It would be a mistake to regard this Mexican-American support for Trump as some sort of innocuous and fleeting anomaly.
The “pink tide” passed by Mexico. However, the emergence of new social and political movements may represent a beacon of hope to revive the region’s Left.
Migration intent is fueled by the consequences of devastating pasts and the desire for better futures.