Obama fever gripped the Mexican capital on Wednesday (April 15) as
the country prepared for a high profile visit by the U.S. President the
A wax museum in Mexico City, which unveiled Obama's wax figure a couple
of weeks ago, witnessed a flurry of activity as visitors flocked to the museum
to have their photograph taken with the U.S. president.
Ironically, the wax work of Obama was presented in the museum's central
gallery alongside Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales of Bolivia,
who are both harsh critics of the U.S.
A wax work of Mexican President Felipe Calderon was placed at a
distance from those of Obama, Chavez and Morales but seemed to attract far
"For most this is the only opportunity they will have to
photograph themselves next to President Obama or with any of the characters
exhibited here. Fortunately
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