Mexicans enjoy 'temporary beaches'

Facilities in Mexico City prove popular with poor as Easter holiday gets under way.

    Easter time in Mexico is a time for families to head to the beach, but not everyone can afford to do that.

    In Mexico City, the capital's administrators have tackled that issue by constructing temporary beaches, brightening the Easter holiday for over 36,000 people.

    John Holman takes a look.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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