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Comment from: Voiceout [Visitor]

I have always been intrigued why Mexico area is called Mexico(mehico as they say in Spanish).This article answers my question.
Thanx Nazret!

[Interesting. Gracias Mexico for naming a metro station after Ethiopia. Mexio Metro Map It’s on Line 3 Just next to Centro Medico. Woraj Ale Etiopia ]

12/10/07 @ 15:36
Comment from: Bele [Visitor]

mexico square was my favourate hangout.mexico café,ras grill.i miss around there.love mexico.

12/10/07 @ 15:52
Comment from: amigo [Visitor]

Go amigo!

12/10/07 @ 16:08
Comment from: Natoli [Visitor]

Mexican politicians, past and present, are/were people of conscience. The past Mexico refused to Endorse fascism. It reject Italy invasion of Ethiopia.

The present Mexico ( though a a US friend and neighbor) rejected, as a matter of principle, the Iraq war.

The Ethiopian despot(the fascist Zenawi)on the contrary ‘leading’ a nation who at one point was a victim of injustice ( Italy invasion of Ethiopia), endorsed the Iraq war, ironically citing the Ethiopian invasion as an example.

If logic and principle works ( it doesn’t in Weyane world), Ethiopia should have taken the position of Mexicans of the past and present.

12/10/07 @ 16:32
Comment from: Aba Lafa [Visitor]
Aba Lafa

I was there in 1989, i took the sub way when i visited mexico city. :D We have been a good friend since 1st and 2nd world war, when Mexico Ambassador to League Nations stand for Ethiopian people right and give a speech siding Ethiopia against MUSSOLINI military operations and declaring war to Ethiopia.

Peace out

12/10/07 @ 20:05
Comment from: Amorcito Ferenji [Visitor]
Amorcito Ferenji

Long live the friendship and solidarity between the people of Mexico and Ethiopia!
Amorcito Ferenji

12/10/07 @ 21:17
Comment from: Gobaw [Visitor]

I had als the opportunity to visit Ethiopia sation , in Mexico city in 2001. In fact I was informed that this particular place was a “City square” before they built a train station recently.There is also a near by Elementary school name after Ethiopia. H.I.M Haile selassie used to own a 16 bed room mansion in Mexico city.The status of this property is still unknow to these date.

12/10/07 @ 21:42
Comment from: Assab Ethiopia [Visitor]
Assab Ethiopia

Mexico is a friend of Ethiopia and Berhanu Deresa is a fascist appointed -unelected mayor of Addis Ababa.A puppet of Melese at the age of 73.Shame on you Berhanu Deressa.

12/10/07 @ 21:58
Comment from: Addis Abeba [Visitor]
Addis Abeba

Here is more…

Its name is given from the Etiopía traffic circle which existed in the same location before the construction of the subway station.

This square was donated by the government of Ethiopia.

12/10/07 @ 22:39
Comment from: Aba Milkiy [Visitor]
Aba Milkiy

The madness was not of us all. It was the crazy woyane who shut down the Mexican Embassy. Thank you ejole Wollega! Waqayo esini hakenu male nui geru mal goch dandegna ya hado ko!!

12/11/07 @ 00:05
Comment from: abenet [Visitor]

This is Ethiopia.
Wonderful story

12/11/07 @ 02:10
Comment from: Dr. wosenana [Visitor]
Dr. wosenana

I love Mexicans, they’re so humble and hard working people. I love this connection between the two countries.

12/11/07 @ 03:04
Comment from: abas [Visitor]

I have got answer for my question. That is nice. Thanks

12/11/07 @ 06:18
Comment from: betelhem [Visitor]

i don’t beleive this is it true?is the train in ethiopia

12/11/07 @ 07:09
Comment from: omo [Visitor]

If one tries to look all over the world for places named after Ethiopia or some how in connection with Ethiopia, I am sure one can find some. Unfortunately these places are recently changing names or are being forgotten.
Some time ago I heard from a friend that in a certain capital city there was a square named after Ethiopia. It was (is) called “ Abyssinia square”. Old timers still call it by this name. The officials of the country and the young generation, either do not want to use this name or have not heard of it at all.
There is a historical reason why this square was called as it was called. It had a humanitarian face, with Ethiopia doing the humanitarian action. It was a very good example of Ethiopia acting as a friend in need.
In actual fact there is no body to blame for the change that most probably will follow. Times do change. Priorities change. Relations are put on different grounds, and names of places change.
Well, after all, it is only the name of a place, it is not the end of the world!

12/11/07 @ 07:17

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