The Mexican Consulate in Zurich and Elster & Salis cordially invite you:

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The Mexican Consulate in Zurich and Elster & Salis cordially invite you:

September 23, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM CEST at Cultural Centre Helferei CHF10 – CHF25

Mexico between Machismo and Modernity –

Writer and journalist Jorge Zepeda Patterson on the international exploitation of women and current political trends in South America

Monday, 23 September 2019, 19:00 hrs

Cultural Centre Helferei, Kirchgasse 13, 8001 Zurich

Talk and reading in German / Spanish, followed by an aperitif

Moderation Sandro Benini, Tages-Anzeiger, long-time correspondent in Latin America

Admission CHF 25.00 / reduced 15.00

Reservations here via the Helferei website. Enclosed is the invitation.

Jorge Zepeda Patterson (born 1952) is one of Mexico’s most distinguished authors. He is a writer, journalist and political analyst, among others for “El País” and “”.

His award-winning bestselling novel “Milena or the most beautiful thigh bone in the world” leads across Europe via Marbella to Mexico. “Milena” is a literary thriller that provides a realistic insight into the international networks of trafficking in women, forced prostitution and white-collar crime.

As a profound connoisseur of the conditions in his homeland, Zepeda will also talk about recent political developments in Mexico and South America.

The proceeds of the evening will go to the non-profit association taki mundo. The association runs a school for disadvantaged, deaf children and young people in Uruapan, Michoacán, Mexico, which provides them with a qualified school education and a future with perspectives.

Further information: Elster & Salis, +41 44 385 55 10,,



September 23, 2019
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM CEST
CHF10 – CHF25
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Cultural Centre Helferei
Kirchgasse 13
Zürich, Zürich 8001 Switzerland
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