The massive demonstrations were in response to several high-profile rape cases wherein the perpetrators were police officers
The strike was organized on the 140th birth anniversary of the Mexican revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata.
The tragic death of Guatemalan migrant Rudy Alonso in Mexico during his journey to the US is emblematic of the human toll of the policies of governments in the region
Trump threatened to impose tariffs on trade with its second largest trading partner to pressure Mexico to take measures against immigration
Students and teachers of the National Autonomous University of Mexico also demanded that the university disregard the National Autonomous University of Mexico as their representative
Workers in Matamoros have walked off their jobs in recent weeks to demand a 20% pay increase and a 32,000 pesos annual bonus
Over 70,000 factory workers in Matamoros, Mexico are protesting for an increase in salary and better working conditions
On the 25th anniversary of its formation, the Zapatista National Liberation Army said president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s project of a train connecting heritage sites was an attempt to destroy the indigenous people
“Nestlé has always controlled the prices of coffee and have exploited coffee producers not just in Mexico but at a global level, for decades”
This followed hostile action by US border authorities on Sunday, who teargassed the migrants, including women and children
Families and relatives of the disappeared students marched on the anniversary from the Angel of Independence to the Zócalo square to demand justice
The relatives of the students and their friends had appealed to Lopez Obrador to take up the matter again in order to reveal the role of politicians and security forces in the abduction and disappearance of the students.