How Mexicans are reacting to Trump’s rhetoric

Mexican comics, one of them dressed as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (C), poke fun at the candidate during a show entitled "Sons of Trump" at the Aldana theater in Mexico City, Mexico October 3, 2015. Decked out in dark suits and outlandish blond wigs, a clutch of Mexico's most popular comedians lambasts Donald Trump as a dangerous buffoon in a new play that hits back over his anti-Mexican comments on the U.S. election campaign trail. Picture taken October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Henry Romero - RTS35DT (© Henry Romero / Reuters/REUTERS)

As Donald Trump heads to Mexico to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday, it won't be a surprise if the Republican presidential candidate gets a chilly reception. Mexicans have criticized Trump's language on undocumented immigrants and say his inflammatory comments and policies are ignorant and racist. Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Mexico’s secretary of foreign affairs, said Trump's idea to force Mexico to build a wall is "absurd." But perhaps the strongest language came from Mexico's former president Vicente Fox, who said in a March interview: “I’m not going to pay for that f------ wall." In Mexico, Trump has been mocked and lambasted many different ways. Beyond politicians, artists and entrepreneurs have their own take on Trump, depicting him as:

An effigy 

During Mexico's holy week in March, festivalgoers in Mexico usually burn their demons, or "Judases," in a traditional celebration to cleanse the soul. The ritual typically involves unpopular politicians — and this year the grand finale featured a papier-mâché version of Donald Trump.

As The Washington Post's Josh Parlow writes, groups spend months building their effigies. After they're done, they're set ablaze in a fantastic show of fireworks and sparklers. Read more: Mexicans celebrate holiday by burning Trump in effigy

A Halloween mask

Business has improved for Carteras REV, a mask factory in Jiutepec, Mexico, according to CNN Money. A Trump mask is popular, with only masks of drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán posting higher sales. The "deluxe" model comes with faux hair. Watch: Trump mask a holiday hit in Mexico

A piñata 

Various vendors in Mexico and the United States have capitalized on the popularity of Trump and El Chapo, building piñatas that resemble both.

An evil clone in a comedy

In the popular play "Los Hijos de Trump," or "Sons of Trump," multiple versions of Donald Trump run around in blonde wigs performing evil deeds, such as stealing from the blind, throwing drinks in waiters' faces and bribing the police.

The play is adapted from a show called "Brokers," which pokes fun at the wealthy. Read moreA new play about Donald Trump is a hit. In Mexico.

A mural showing Donald Trump with his index finger in the air and the words "!Rape Trump!" above his head became a tourist attraction after it was spray-painted on a border wall between Mexico and the United States. An artist collective, which also created a naked, life-size statue of Trump, said they made the mural in response to Trump's comments calling Mexicans "rapists." Read More: These protesters wanted to humiliate ‘Emperor’ Trump. So they took off his clothes. The surreal creepiness of a Chinese factory churning out Donald Trump masks