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Although I don’t think it’s very wise to travel these days during a pandemic period, I was glad to see that our president started his day in Washington, DC honoring the legacy of Abraham Lincoln & Benito Juarez. These two men were presidents of their countries during the 1860’s and both of them transformed the destiny of their people.

During his first international trip, Mexican president AMLO honored Abraham Lincoln in the US capital. I saw this monument in 1978 when I was an exchange student in the USA. Our Social Science teacher also organized a visit inside the White House!

Mexican president AMLO also honored former Mexican president Benito Juarez in the US capital by visiting his statue. Juarez is very famous for stating that “Amongst individuals and Nations, respecting each others rights brings peace”.

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Aunque me parece inoportuno viajar en estos momentos de pandemia, me dio gusto ver que nuestro presidente iniciara su día en Washington, DC honrando la memoria de Abraham Lincoln y de Benito Juárez. Ambos hombres fueron presidentes en los 1860’s transformando a sus respectivos países. 

En su primera visita al extranjero AMLO honró la memoria de Abraham Lincoln en la capital de EEUU. Yo visité ese monumento en 1978 cuando estuve de intercambio en EEUU durante la secundaria. Nuestro profesor de ciencias sociales también organizó una visita al interior de la Casa Blanca.

El presidente AMLO también honró la memoria del Benemérito de las Américas Benito Juárez. Todos los mexicanos conocemos su célebre frase “Entre los individuos, como entre las Naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz”.