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Mexico Represses a New Migrant Caravan Headed to the U.S.
On Sunday, the Mexican National Guard violently repressed another migrant caravan. AMLO’s administration continues to do the violent dirty work of the U.S. state.
Cuban Socialists Out of Jail but under House Arrest
According to his comrades in the Comunistas Blog collective, Cuban Marxist Frank García Hernández was released on Monday night but has been placed under house arrest and police control.
Two Thousand Migrants Missing in Mexico
According to a report by the Mexican Federation of Public Human Rights Organizations (FMOPDH), at least 2,000 migrants are missing in Mexican territory, while the government maintains 8,000 National Guard troops on the border.
Police Severely Repress Feminists Demanding the Right to Abortion in Mexico
Thousands of women marched in demonstrations across Mexico on September 28 to demand the right to free, legal, and accessible abortion. The protests were harshly repressed by police forces deployed by local governments. In Mexico City, which is under the leadership of a “progressive” Mayor, the police outnumbered protesters 30 to one.
Pentagon Pushing Mexico to Re-Open Defense Supplier Factories
The US Pentagon is pushing Mexico to re-open defense supplier factories that closed due to coronavirus.
Paint and protest: Iraqi protesters transform Baghdad with murals
When the waters of class struggle are stirring, art takes to the streets.
The Deportation of Víctor Mejía: The Mexican State Under Trump
The deportation of Víctor Mejía from Mexico, known as “assisted return,” is a result of the Mexican state’s policy of purging as many migrants as possible, with little regard for basic human rights. Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) has become the United States’ local immigration enforcer.
One Hundred Migrants Go Missing, Presumed Kidnapped
Their whereabouts remain unknown since they boarded two trucks under the alleged organization of armed men on Saturday, November 3.
Teachers Occupy Radio and TV Stations in Chiapas
There has been an ongoing teachers’ strike to fight against the recent education reform imposed by Mexican President Peña Nieto. The movement recently faced harsh repression and attempts by national and local governments to evict protesters who occupied city squares. This caused thousands to take the streets in Chiapas.
For an Anticapitalist in Mexico City’s Constituent Assembly
Against all odds, Sergio Moissen, socialist professor and independent candidate, managed to hand in more than 80,000 signatures to the National Electoral Institute (INE).
Mexico, One Year After the Disappearance of 43 Students
September 26 marked the passage of one year since the “Night of Iguala” and the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa. Their whereabouts are still unknown. Thousands poured into the streets of Mexico City, demanding the return of the 43 “normalistas” who attended Ayotzinapa Rural Normal School. Protesters signaled the State as the culprit.
Mexico: May every congressman and representative earn the same as a teacher!
The Movimiento de Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS, Socialist Workers Movement) launched the campaign "May every congressman and representative earn the same as a teacher!" which is being actively promoted by La Izquierda Diario.
Cultural rally for the 43 disappeared students
The #43x43 (“43 hours for the 43 disappeared”) cultural rally began with a demonstration in the Angel of Independence and continued with a march that ended at the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum).
Teachers Burn Electoral Material
Today in Oaxaca city, teachers from section 22 of the National Syndicate of Education Workers, organized within the National Coordinator of Educational Workers, a dissenting sector of the union, took over a bus to go pay the electoral booths a "visit".
Heavy repression before the elections in Guerrero, there is currently a tense calm in the city
The police and military forces that entered Guerrero yesterday, continue their intimidatory actions, police check points, and the oversight of the voting polls in Chilpancingo and other main cities of the State. In Tixtla, around 300 protesters, among them the parents of the 43 students disappeared, continue the protests.
Oaxaca: Thousands of troops sent to impose “order and peace” before elections
Thousands of police and army troops arrived last night and early this morning in Oaxaca. Their goal is to attempt to stop social protests and guarantee the elections happening this Sunday.
Clashes between students and federal police in Tixtla, Guerrero
In the midst of the National Coordinating Committee of Education Workers’ (Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación, CNTE) call for a national strike, students from the Federation of Socialist Agricultural Students of Mexico (Federación de Estudiantes Campesinos y Socialistas de México, FECSUM) blocked the highway in Tixtla, Guerrero.
They are repressing the Twelfth Global Day for Ayotzinapa
On May 26, big mobilizations were carried out in the Distrito Federal and several other cities of the interior, like Morelos, Cuernavaca, Acapulco, San Cristobal de las Casas, bringing together thousands of people in the framework of the twelfth Global Day of protest for Ayotzinapa.