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Workers affiliated with the SNTE-CNTE from throughout Mexico converged on the capital, marching down Paseo de la Reforma as part of a 48-hour work stoppage to demand a dialogue with the government of Enrique Peña Nieto, April 9, 2018. Photo credit: José Luis Granados Ceja
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Mexico’s teachers strike at the roots of neoliberal reform

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CNTE, a radical teachers union, challenges the policies that have plunged millions of Mexicans into poverty By Zoe PC / The Dawn News / April 30, 2018 The Dawn News spoke to Mirna Santiago Gallego from the National Political Direction of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) and a […]

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43 months without the 43 Ayotzinapa students
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43 months without the 43 Ayotzinapa students

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The survivors and family members continue their struggle for justice and truth By Zoe PC / The Dawn News / April 26, 2018 Today marks 43 months since the forced disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College. 43 long months during which the family members of the […]

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Indigenous Mexican presidential candidate injured in highway accident

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One person dead in crash that injured indigenous candidate Marichuy  Source: Reuters / The Dawn News / February 14, 2018 Indigenous presidential candidate María de Jesús Patricio was among eight people injured in a motor vehicle accident yesterday that left one person dead. Patricio, commonly known as Marichuy, was traveling […]

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Mexico: Reject Internal Security Law

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Better Policing Needed, Not More Militarized Law Enforcement (Washington, D.C.) — The MexicanSenate should reject legislation that would enshrine the role of the Mexican armed forces in law enforcement activities, Human Rights Watch said today. On November 30, 2017, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies approved the Law of Internal Security, which authorizes […]

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A mass grave in Mexico. (FILE) | Photo: Reuters
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Skeletal Remains of 3,000 People Found in Northern Mexico

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Source: teleSUR / The Dawn News / December 5, 2017 The skeletal remains were found near the community of San Antonio del Alto in the Matamoros municipality of Coahuila state. The grim toll of Mexico’s ongoing destabilization and crime-related bloodshed has been made all-too-clear by members of social movement Vida […]

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