Goodbye Columbus: Mexico statue to be replaced by Indigenous


MEXICO CITY (AP) — Christopher Columbus is getting kicked off Mexico City’s most iconic boulevard.Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced that the Columbus statue on the Paseo de la Reforma, often a focal point for Indigenous rights protests, would be replaced by a statue honoring Indigenous women.

“To them we owe ... the history of our country, of our fatherland,” she said.

She made the announcement on Sunday, which was International Day of the Indigenous Woman.

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