Starting on Monday, July 14th, Canada will now require Mexican citizens visiting the country to apply for a visa. Applicants, must now meet a long list of requirements, including the documents they are asked in English or French.
Given the haste with which the measure was issued, many camped outside the embassy in Polanco in an attempt to process a visa to enter Canada and not suspend their planned trips.
Otero, Silvia. “Tomará tres meses a Canadá agilizar visa” El Universal July 16, 2009.
Perez, Matilde. “Si México aplica represalias contra Canadá se afectará el turismo: hoteleros” La Jornada July 16, 2009.