Mexico: A New Rumble Of Revolt

In early April, the Rio Grande bridge between El Paso, Tex., and Ciudad Jurez in Mexico was the site of an unusual protest. Frustrated at the meager financial support Jurez gets from Mexico City, the local mayor, Francisco Villarreal, erected his own makeshift toll booths in front of those of the Mexican government. For three days, traffic backed up for miles as stalwarts from the mayor's opposition National Action Party (PAN) collected tolls from motorists leaving Mexico for the U.S.

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