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The Dollar on The Rise, the Teachers Upset and “El Chapo” Fugitive

The government of Enrique Peña Nieto (EPN) is besieged by the escape of “El Chapo,” the distrust of the main political agents, the precipitous rise of the dollar and the emergence of teachers in Oaxaca with the support of all states.

Jimena Vergara

August 2, 2015

Oaxaca teachers resist government attacks

An executive order by the Governor of Oaxaca disbanded the State Public Education Institute of Oaxaca (IEEPO) as part of an effort to weaken teachers' protests. Teachers from Section 22 of the dissident CNTE (National Committee of Education Workers) have announced that they will fight back.

Celeste Murillo

July 22, 2015

MEXICO: Statement in the Face of the IEEPO Removal

Statement from the Movimiento de Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS, Socialist Workers Movement) in Mexico.

Washington and ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s ‘Great Escape’

Distrust of the Mexican regime was expressed in social networks since there are signs that this “escape” could not have been done without collusion with the government.

Sergio Moissen

July 20, 2015

MEXICO: Chapo Guzmán’s great escape: a new blow to Peña Nieto

For the foreign press it is the result of the second escape of the “boss”, who once again has become the most wanted man in the world. Meanwhile, social networks showed distrust with the government and the collusion between “organized crime” and the State.

Sergio Moissen

July 18, 2015

The corruption in Mexico City and the recent Subway scandals

In recent days, three former officials of the Mexico City Subway Project were arrested and charged with "illegal use of powers" in the construction of Line 12; more specifically for giving out contracts for services that had never been opened for bidding and for withholding millions in contributions.

Pablo Oprinari

July 12, 2015

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.