John Kerry Congratulates Mexico on 104 Years of Independence

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Mexico on the 204th anniversary of your country’s independence.


Get our news delivered to your inbox every morning. Click here to signup

I saw our partnership in action earlier this year in Mexico City. I met with innovative entrepreneurs and inspirational students. I visited the Zócalo for the Feria de las Culturas Amigas, where Mexico’s leadership was on display for the whole world. I was honored to tour the Palacio Nacional and its famous Diego Rivera murals depicting Mexico’s proud history – from the Aztec temples of the moon and the sun, to the birth of modern Mexico.

As friends and neighbors, we embrace a shared vision for the future based on freedom and democracy. That’s why we work together to keep our shared border safe, address regional and global challenges, and ensure a better future for both Mexicans and Americans.


Do you want to support local media? Learn how you can support this news site

As you gather at the Zócalo today to hear the bells ring the Grito de Dolores or celebrate with family and friends, I wish you a happy independence day.

!Viva Mexico!

Compare Listings

Title Price Status Type Area Purpose Bedrooms Bathrooms