Mexico
Feminist uprising in Mexico against patriarchal violence

The massive demonstrations were in response to several high-profile rape cases wherein the perpetrators were police officers

Mexican farmers natioal strike Mexican farmers embark on national strike

The strike was organized on the 140th birth anniversary of the Mexican revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata.

migrant carvan The death of a migrant and the web of policies that caused it

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

US strong-arms Mexico on immigration agreements

Trump threatened to impose tariffs on trade with its second largest trading partner to pressure Mexico to take measures against immigration

Mexican teachers and students seek dignity for educators, rise in salaries

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

Mexico workers strike Thousands of workers strike in Mexico for better pay

Workers in Matamoros have walked off their jobs in recent weeks to demand a 20% pay increase and a 32,000 pesos annual bonus

Factory workers’ strike in Mexico completes two weeks

Over 70,000 factory workers in Matamoros, Mexico are protesting for an increase in salary and better working conditions

Zapatistas vow to continue resistance, oppose president AMLO’s ‘Mayan train’ project

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

Mexican coffee farmers reject government’s deal with Nestlé

“Nestlé has always controlled the prices of coffee and have exploited coffee producers not just in Mexico but at a global level, for decades”

Migrant Caravan attacked by US agents Mexico succumbs to US pressure, deports nearly 100 members of migrant caravan

This followed hostile action by US border authorities on Sunday, who teargassed the migrants, including women and children

Fourth anniversary of the forced disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa

Families and relatives of the disappeared students marched on the anniversary from the Angel of Independence to the Zócalo square to demand justice

Mexican president-elect promises to reopen Ayotzinapa case

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.

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