Wal-Mart sparks pyramid protest


25 October 2004 – Teotihuacan (MEX): More than 300 protestors clambered up the ancient Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan Aztec site in Mexico, in the latest speak out against the opening of a nearby Wal-Mart store.

The new store in Bodega Aurrera, about 25 miles northeast of Mexico City and only a mile from the ancient site, is nearing completion. There promises to be bigger and bolder demonstrations as the date draws nearer.