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¡2 de octubre no de olvida!

2 October 2010

As elsewhere throughout Mexico, students at the University of Sinaloa in Mazatlán took to the streets to remember — or rather NOT FORGET — what happened to an earlier generation of students on the second of October 1968 at the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Tlatelolco.

Earlier posts on the Tlatelolco Massacre here, here, here and here.

In Mexico, the tragedies of history have always found their expression in our music, as in Cuiliacán poet and musician (and survivor of the “slaughter of the innocents”) Pedro Calderón “Ni perdon ni olvido“:

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 3 October 2010 1:37 am

    Yes, this is always a very sad day for Mexico. I have read much about the la noche triste and it is important to remember the date…but one always hopes for some sign that lessons were learned. Unfortunately, it seems the nation’s leaders are extremely slow learners.

  2. Frank permalink
    4 October 2010 10:39 am

    I’m glad the students are well educated about the great savoir and humanitarion Che Guevara, Che would never have been involved in the murder of another human being.

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