A Mexican tourist reacts while watching a World Cup match between Mexico and South Africa on a giant screen at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.
A Mexican tourist reacts while watching a World Cup match between Mexico and South Africa on a giant screen at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Felipe Dana/AP
A Mexican tourist reacts while watching a World Cup match between Mexico and South Africa on a giant screen at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Felipe Dana/AP

Commentary: World Cup can have political impact in Latin America

June 16, 2010 01:00 AM