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Author Carlos Fuentes Discusses the Disturbing Events in Mexico.

Mexican author Carlos Fuentes. Mexico is in flux. On New Years Day, a violent peasant uprising broke out in Chiapas, and thru negotiations, the Zapitistas (as they call themselves) reached a tentative agreement with the government. Then frontrunner presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio was assassinated as he campaigned in Tijuana. The Mexican government says at least seven people conspired in the killing. Fuentes will discuss recent events in Mexico and the history that shaped them.


Other segments from the episode on April 7, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 7, 1994: Interview with Carlos Fuentes; Interview with Neal Knox; Review of the films "Bitter Moon," "Sirens," and "Four Weddings and a Funeral."


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