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‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US Hundreds of migrants trapped in southern Mexico protested on Wednesday against the state’s immigration rules.

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits Youth Climate group Fridays for Future has announced a global climate strike on 24 September.

Mexico City maintenance workers issued over a dozen warnings before metro disaster

Mexico City maintenance workers issued over a dozen warnings before metro disaster The horrific disaster on Mexico City’s metro railway system—with at least 24 people dead and dozens more seriously injured—was long in the making.

A year since the first Covid-19 death, global rulers have failed to contain coronavirus

A year since the first Covid-19 death, global rulers have failed to contain coronavirus Monday marked one year since the first Covid-19 death in Wuhan, China.

Mexico’s new left president already faces challenges

Mexico’s new left president already faces challenges For many of the tens of millions of Mexicans who live in grinding poverty Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador represents a hope for change

Donald Trump tells soldiers to shoot migrants arriving at US’s south border

Donald Trump tells soldiers to shoot migrants arriving at US’s south border Racist US president Donald Trump has sent soldiers to the country’s southern border—threatening that they’ll shoot migrants from countries such as Honduras and El Salvador.

Thousands of migrants march on US border

22 October 2018
As many as 8,000 migrants from Honduras in Central America are marching on the US border.

Massacre at the Mexico Olympics

21 October 2018
Fifty years ago this month the Mexican state launched a brutal crackdown on protesting students. The result was carnage but not the end of resistance

A victory for the left in Mexico’s election

02 July 2018
Presidential elections have upset the rich—but it isn’t clear what changes will follow

Frida Kahlo’s layers on show at V&A exhibition, but her politics are suppressed

19 June 2018
Frida Kahlo’s carefully constructed private, public and professional identity is thoroughly unpicked in a new exhibition, Making Her Self Up.

Left candidate leads polls ahead of Mexico election

28 May 2018
Elections set to take place in Mexico on 1 July could deliver a left wing president in the shape of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Welcome to America: our vicious border controls just got nastier

11 April 2017
Border guards and immigration cops, boosted by Donald Trump's election, are sowing terror and wrecking lives in south western US states. Migrants and campaigners spoke to Alistair Farrow

Mexican teachers defy cops

28 June 2016
Teachers are maintaining roadblocks in the Mexican state of Oaxaca in defiance of brutal state repression.

International round-up

09 December 2014
Mexican students' body found; millions of workers set strike in Italy; and coordinated strikes grip Belgian capital

Mexico protest for missing students

25 November 2014
Mexico’s annual national Revolution Day parade was cancelled last week and replaced by mass protests demanding the return of 43 missing college students. President Enrique Pena Nieto made a highly defensive speech, as protesters across Mexico burned effigies and photos of him.

Missing in Mexico

11 November 2014
The kidnap of 43 students in Mexico exposes links between politicians, drugs and imperialism, writes Dave Sewell

Protests intensify over ‘disappeared’ Mexican students

04 November 2014
Mexican students have called a three-day walkout to shut down the education sector from Wednesday of this week to demand the return of 43 “disappeared” students.

Mexican students call day of action

07 October 2014
Student protesters are calling for action across Mexico on Wednesday of this week after the discovery of mass graves suspected to be of murdered student activists.

Crackdown on teachers' camp in Mexico

17 September 2013
Riot police attacked striking teachers in Zocalo, the central square of Mexico city, on Friday of last week.

Artists and the Mexican Revolution

09 July 2013
The Mexican Revolution in 1910 sparked an explosion of artistic creativity, writes Alex Smith

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