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‘Our path remains of struggle and mobilization’
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‘Our path remains of struggle and mobilization’

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Mexico’s militant teachers’ union, CNTE, sees both possibilities and challenges in Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s victory in the presidential elections by Zoe PC /Translated by Tanya Wadhwa/ The Dawn News / July 7, 2018 On July 1, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, popularly known as AMLO, won a decisive victory in […]

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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
Interview Mexico

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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Analysis Mexico

Mexican Teachers: A Lesson in Dignity

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By: Luis Hernández Navarro / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / September 20, 2016 Last Monday, September 19, teachers from Chiapas left the protest camp installed in Tuxtla Gutierrez returned to their schools, thereby ending the 124-day strike they had relentlessly carried out. They didn’t return to the […]

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Massive Turnout in Mexico March to Protest Oaxaca Massacre
Analysis Mexico

Massive Turnout in Mexico March to Protest Oaxaca Massacre

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Lopez Obrador called on people to protest the “political mafia” and “hypocritical conservatives” in the country. More than 4,000 police officers have been deployed in central Mexico City as thousands of protesters have started to gather at the emblematic Independence Angel monument, to show support for striking teachers and to protest the government’s […]

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Mexico. Teachers, a Great Tradition of Struggle
Analysis Mexico

Mexico. Teachers, a Great Tradition of Struggle

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By Luis Cas, from Mexico / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / June 19, 2016. Last June 19th, 8 people died and 94 were injured as the result of the violent repression carried out by the Federal Police against a blockade in a road in Nochixtlán Oaxaca (Mexico […]

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In Mexico, being a teacher is hazardous
Analysis Mexico

In Mexico, being a teacher is hazardous

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Source Pagina12 / The Dawn News / June 20, 2016. Peña Nieto is promoting a reform to the system to recruit teachers, but they are resisting it. Two federal Judges prosecuted the highest authorities of the National Union of Teachers, main opponent of the government’s desires. At least 3 people […]

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After 57 days in jail, the students of Michoacan are free
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After 57 days in jail, the students of Michoacan are free

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Source http://desinformemonos.org.mx/ / The Dawn / January 27, 2016. The students that were imprisoned on December 7, 2015 have finally been freed. They freed them in the middle of the night, as to hide them from the public. Not on any night, but on January 26, the 16-month anniversary of […]

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