TECOANAPA, Mexico – The family of the first victim identified among 43 missing Mexican students lamented the dashed dreams of the aspiring teacher Sunday, calling for justice in the case that has shocked the country.
For the past couple of years, the art gallery TEOR/éTica has painted and repainted its façade with large, eye-catching murals. “A Chronicle of Interventions” is by far the most provocative so far: The “mural” is a printed list of U.S. incursions in Latin America.
Politicians, who often accuse others of undermining their work, should be the first ones to realize that their words and statements have an impact. Serious damage is done when we make “politician” into an insult or, even worse, something that looks like a crime on someone’s résumé.