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    • Juan Pueblo
    • 09.03.11 | 17:53 (IST)

    I really wish the Egyptians well, I really do. My country, Mexico, as ancient as Egypt is still struggling with the idea of a democracy...after all these years. We were ruled by local Emperors, and were conquered by people ruled by a King. The problem has always been in the origin. We have no experience in democracy, Magna Carta style. I fear that the Egyptians, coming from Pharaos and their pyramids, as well as our emperors and their pyramids, will face the same problem. Why, and how is a democracy, and who will deliver it to us??? I hope their struggle to find the answer will be shorter than ours. I also wish that when they find it, they will tell us how they achieved it. The rest is just pyramids, just pyramids...

    from the article: Egypt officials: 13 killed as Muslims, Christians clash in Cairo
    First published 11:32 09.03.11 | Last updated 15:00 09.03.11
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