Mexico removes Christopher Columbus statue before annual protest

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The Mexican government has removed a prominent bronze statue of Christopher Columbus and surrounded another with high metal fencing ahead of an annual protest that marks the explorer’s arrival in the Americas in 1492. Protests have been held in several […]



The Mexican government has removed a prominent bronze statue of Christopher Columbus and surrounded another with high metal fencing ahead of an annual protest that marks the explorer’s arrival in the Americas in 1492.
Protests have been held in several Latin American countries on the anniversary of the explorer's arrival in the Americas.
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