Friday, October 14, 2005

Mexican government protests flag guitar

MEXICO CITY - Most members of the bilingual band Kumbia Kings carry U.S. passports, but as a manager of the musicians put it, "they pretty much work, eat and breathe Mexico."

So when the Tex-Mex group appeared on a nationally televised Mexican talk show last month - with a guitar emblazoned with the colors and symbols of Mexico's national flag - they thought it would be clear the guitar was a gesture of pride in their Mexican heritage.



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