September 15, 2010
Mexico's Ignoble War of the Century
Enrique Krauze, New York Times
EVERY 100 years, Mexico seems to have a rendezvous with violence. As the country gathers on Wednesday night for the ceremony of the "grito" - the call to arms that began the war for independence from Spain - we are enduring another violent crisis, albeit one that differs greatly from those of a century and two centuries ago.
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