Mexico Honours and Remembers Senador Edward Kennedy
On July 20, 2008 he was awarded the country´s highest honor the ¨Aztec Eagle¨ He was much loved and respected .
During the day today the video of Ted Kennedy singing ¨Ay Jalisco¨ a famous folk song dedicated to the state of Jalisco, place where the North American Leader´s Summit 2009 took place, was shown in the Mexican Media.
Mexican Government expresses gratefulness to outstanding foreign figures for their humanitarian and social help.
The following is a translation from the government web page:
It is the purpose of The Government of United States of Mexico to award Mr. Edward Kennedy, Senator of the State of Massachusetts, for his efforts to defend the rights of Mexican migrants in benefit of the Mexico-American community in favor of a mutually harmonic and beneficial vicinity.
Translation by Pat Garcia.
Que es propósito del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos reconocer al señor Edward Kennedy, Senador Demócrata por el Estado de Massachusetts, por sus esfuerzos en defensa de los derechos de los migrantes mexicanos en beneficio de la comunidad mexicano-americana, y a favor de una vecindad armónica y mutuamente provechosa;