Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden
President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, sometimes dubbed “the Trump of the Tropics” for his populist, off-the-cuff style, has kept silent on Trump’s loss. And Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador refused to congratulate Biden at this point, saying he would wait until the legal challenges over the vote were resolved. On Saturday, López Obrador was one of the few world leaders still willing to heap praise on Trump. But a Biden administration that only quietly presses Mexico to limit migrant crossings could leave López Obrador in a more uncomfortable position. “Donald Trump will be president for two more months, but Joe Biden will be president for four more years!
"Forgiveness isnt given lightly": El Pasoans balance healing with anger a year after Walmart massacre
Members of El Paso Firme and Border Network for Human Rights on Monday marched down Sunmount Drive toward the Walmart where a gunman killed 23 people and injured several others Aug. 3, 2019. Briana Sanchez/El Paso Times via REUTERSEL PASO Its been about a year since the lyrics to the Spanish-language ballad rang out in the parking lot of a shopping complex in East-Central El Paso. I hate the dude, I wish death upon him.Basco last year said he had no immediate family in El Paso so he invited the city to mourn his wifes loss with him. Bishop Mark Seitz, of the El Paso Catholic Diocese, said he understood the anger and said forgiveness needs to be earned. People have a right to be angry, I am angry at what happened and I am angry at him, he said.