Héctor Eduardo Velasco Monroy was newly appointed to be Consul General of Mexico in San Antonio by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. Photo by Scott Ball.

New Mexican Consul General: Border Wall? ‘Forget That’

San Antonio’s recently appointed Consul General of Mexico, Héctor Velasco Monroy, didn’t mince his words during his first public speech on Thursday at the Frost Bank Plaza Club when he compared presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rhetoric aimed at Mexicans to the xenophobic rhetoric in Europe during World War II.