Apologies from Mexico to Aztec decendents

Apologies from Mexico to Aztec decendents

Lopez Obrador has said the Spanish monarchy and Roman Catholic Church should formally apologize for the atrocities committed during the conquest. “Today we remember the fall of the great Tenochtitlan and we apologize to the victims of the catastrophe caused by the Spanish military occupation of Mesoamerica and the territory of the current Mexican Republic,” Lopez Obrador said.

Mexican president asks indigenous for forgiveness over Spanish conquest

MEXICO CITY, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday asked the country’s indigenous Mexica peoples for forgiveness for the abuses inflicted on them during the bloody 1521 Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire.

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