Breasts, Billionaires, and Border Security: News from Mexico
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Mexico City—In a shocking turn of events, a shooting broke out at the San Miguel Topilejo fair in Tlalpan, leaving one minor dead and 15 others injured. While initially reported as 16 injured, the Mexico City police confirmed the tragic demise of the young victim. What's even more bewildering is that the whole ordeal was triggered by a group of intoxicated individuals. Dear readers, this is why we can't have nice things.
Meanwhile, Florencia Alducin from Querétaro has become a vocal advocate against alleged police brutality. The brave woman took to her social media accounts to expose the 43 injuries she suffered due to police aggression. According to her, she has been subjected to threats and left to foot the bill for her justice. We can only hope her efforts lead to some much-needed reforms.
Hidalgo witnessed a deadly incident following a soccer match in Atotonilco de Tula, where six unfortunate souls lost their lives. As if that weren't enough, two others were injured in the tragic aftermath. Let's all take a moment to appreciate the power of sports and the lengths some people will go to prove their point.
But amidst the chaos, Teacher's Day in Mexico brought a glimmer of hope. AMLO made not one, but two announcements for the dedicated educators of our nation. He unveiled a minimum salary of 16,000 pesos for teachers, ensuring they receive their fair share. Bravo, AMLO! It's refreshing to see someone who appreciates the true value of education.