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A voice from the past speaks to the present

Jesús Velasco

A voice from the past speaks to the present.

The observations of the late Octavio Paz, who wrote on American politics, history and culture in the 1980s, are relevant in understanding the U.S.-Mexico relationship in the political atmosphere of 2017, writes nonresident scholar Jesús Velasco.

Read "What Octavio Paz can tell us about U.S.-Mexico relations today" in the April 13, 2017, edition of TribTalk.