Mexico

From Trotsky to Morales, Mexico’s asylum tradition

  • Exiled from the Soviet Union in 1929 by Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky drifted from Turkey to Norway to France before finally landing in Mexico in 1937
  • Taking in Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales could be a politically risky bet for Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a fellow leftist elected last year
By AFP ·