Guy W. Farmer

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Guy W. Farmer: U.S.-Mexico relations solidifying but shaky

Did you notice that President Obama visited Mexico this month, or were you too busy celebrating Cinco de Mayo, much to the delight of Mexican beer and tequila producers and distributors? I did my part, thanks to friendly neighbors who cranked up their margarita machine. Viva Mexico! Although many Americans think Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, it isn’t. It celebrates a Mexican army victory over the French at Puebla in 1862. Most Mexicans ignore Cinco de Mayo and celebrate their independence Sept. 16. So, what did our president accomplish south of the border? I think the honest answer …

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