A slap in the face reveals much about Mexico

Al Jazeera – The young blue-eyed governor of Chiapas, Manuel Velasco, slapped an aide in the face at a political stop. Once the video hit social media,  the governor said his mea culpa in a public apology. But the incident is very revealing: The rich and powerful here – usually of a whiter shade than their underlings – often enforce their authority with violence, insults or harsh criticism.


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