Why did Canadian construction worker Diego Saul Reyna place a Mexican Flag atop the Trump Tower in Vancouver, British Columbia?
"Because from the concrete pouring, finishing, drywall, taping, wood forming and general labour, Mexicans were there, building it, doing good work, the comments Trump has made about us, did not stop us from doing the high quality work we have always done, in our home country or when we migrate to the US/Canada." Reyna said in a recent Facebook post that has gone viral.
Reyna placed this photo along with a message to Donald Trump on his Facebook page on Saturday. Reyna went on to state "MR. Trump, we did our best work, your tower here in Vancouver is premium quality, and we were a crucial part of it, not just Mexicans but immigrants as a whole, like your ancestors were, you are not Native American, the insults you have said about us, have not changed our work ethics, while working on your tower."
Trump sparked a lot of anger among Latin minorities back in June during his campaign announcement speech when he claimed that Mexicans coming to the U.S. illegally were bringing “drugs” and “crime” into the country. He described some of them as “rapists” and “killers.”
He has also vowed to "build a wall" along the US/Mexico border, which he still claims will be paid for by Mexico.
“The comments Trump has made about us, did not stop us from doing the high quality work we have always done, in our home country or when we migrate to the US/Canada,” Reyna said in the post.
"Mexicans didn't steal anything nor raped anyone, we just did the best work we could possibly do, for my ourselves, our families and the future tenants in your building, PLEASE HELP ME SHARE THIS MESSAGE SO IT CAN GET TO MR TRUMP'S NEWS FEED, THANKS !!!"
Reyna finished his open letter to the GOP Presidential candidate with the simple hastag #trump.
His Facebook post and picture has been shared thousands of times since he uploaded the photo Saturday afternoon.
The Canadian Broadcasting Company reported that the flag was removed by Sunday morning.
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