In Mexico's capital, the view of Trump's border wall is sour

US Customs and Border Protection engaging in construction work on the US-Mexico border near Calexico, California, on Feb 22, 2018.
US Customs and Border Protection engaging in construction work on the US-Mexico border near Calexico, California, on Feb 22, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

MEXICO CITY - From the crowded lanes of Mexico City's Lagunilla flea market to the formal, exclusive lunch tables of the Club de Industriales, Mexicans view American President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall on the US-Mexican border with distaste.

"Trump's mindset is twisted. The wall is just wrong," 48-year-old Esperanza Gudino Salgado, selling make-up products at the Sunday market, told The Straits Times.

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