Monday, April 03, 2006

Zapatistas Perform Anti-Bush Cleansing Ritual

Just a funny novelty story:

Mayan priests tonight carried out "a cleaning against the wickedness of George W. Bush", in the culmination of the first day of protests against the presence of the American leader in this city...

In the morning, the Cancun Other World Committee [Comite Cancun Altermundista] said that attendance at the anti-Bush protests could be reduced, because three buses transporting people to the marches were detained in Campeche and Yucatan.

At 3 PM, some 60 members of the Zapatista collectives Rincón Rupestre, Lucha Libertaria y Subversivo of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, had gathered at Las Palapas Park and were marching towards the hotel zone.

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