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.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoJune 6, 2015
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.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoJune 4, 2015
CHIAPAS: Teachers’ movement burns down the offices of the National Electoral Institute (INE)
The 7th section of the National Teachers Union (SNTE), which is part of the National Coordinator of Teachers (CNTE), took over two of the main National Electoral Institute (INE) offices in the State of Chiapas and have since burned them down. This action is part of the protests against the elections that the teachers' movement is organizing nationwide.
Sergio MoissenJune 4, 2015
Oaxaca and Guerrero: Teachers Burn Thousands of Election Ballots
According to National Electoral Institute (INE), 16 thousand election ballots were burned in Oaxaca, and 87 thousand in Guerrero. They also reported the burning of electoral offices in Jalapa and Puebla.
Sergio MoissenJune 2, 2015
Student teachers (Normalistas) take over radio stations in Guerrero, Mexico.
The regularly scheduled programs in the Capital Mázima and ABC Radio were interrupted momentarily by students from the rural teaching school in Ayotzinapa and from Guerrero United Front Teaching School along with the students’ parents.
Sandra RomeroJune 1, 2015
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.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoJune 1, 2015
Mexico: elections, class struggle and the construction of a socialist organization
Beginning with the position expressed by the parents of the 43 student teachers, of repudiating the June 7 elections, it has been much discussed what the appropriate tactic is so that the discontent expressed in the streets will burst into the electoral setting. Now we are attempting to go beyond the tactical debate to what is strategic.
Jimena VergaraMay 21, 2015