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Pink Floyd alum Roger Waters slams Trump, Mexican president

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2013 file photo, musician Roger Waters and his band hold rehearsals with members of the Wounded Warriors Project, in New York. In the first of three concerts this week in Mexico City, on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, Waters blasted Donald Trump and called on Mexico‚Äôs President Enrique Pev±a Nieto to "listen to your people" and to answer for the thousands of missing persons in the country since the beginning of his mandate. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
September 29, 2016 - 1:37 PM

MEXICO CITY - Former Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters lashed out at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the first of three concerts in Mexico City.

A message projected on the stage behind Waters called Trump an offensive name in Spanish.

Trump has proposed building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Waters told the crowd at a concert Wednesday night that "we don't want a wall that separates us from our sister, our mother earth, or from each other."

Waters also criticized Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, blaming his administration for many of the thousands of people who have gone missing since Mexico's drug war began in 2006.

Waters said: "Mr. President ... Where are they? What happened to them?"

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