“Sol Prendido” for Borderland Beat
Video translation is as follows:
I need to inform you that I carry you affectionate greetings from an extended struggling Mexico, a Mexico in ache, a Mexico that’s canceling freedoms. The liberty to decide on as a result of there’s an autocratic president, an aspiring dictator who’s attacking the impartial electoral authorities that we labored so exhausting to construct. Who’s attacking the liberty of the press and harassing journalists who criticize him and expose his hypocrisy in a rustic that has seen the homicide of 40 journalists on this authorities. A rustic that assaults our freedom to dwell the long run as a result of it assaults the setting.
It destroys our jungle, our mangroves, it destroys our air. I include a message of unhappiness. I might disagree with the congresswoman, I’d be ashamed to disagree with Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo. Generally I believe that I’ve turn into a pessimist, not from being contained in the penthouse of concepts. However extra so from the information of getting lived by means of a tough expertise. Nonetheless, your message provides me again no less than tonight plenty of hope. And from there I transmit what I need to transmit.
This greeting is from a Mexico in ache. The place immediately, in all probability this very hour, the 150,000th Mexican was killed for the reason that president of Mexico decreed that the coverage with organized crime was to not adjust to the regulation. However to provide hugs as a substitute of gunfire. 150,000 have been murdered in slightly quite a lot of years. Which signifies that 96 individuals are murdered a day. And this future that cancels freedoms and cancels life. I don’t need it for Mexico and I don’t need it for Latin America and I don’t need it for Argentina. This is not going to be so in the event you determine that this future with out freedom is not going to be for you or for anybody else.