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Migrants hope to re-start protest convoy in Mexico MEXICO CITY — Migrant rights activists said Tuesday that about 200 Central American migrants hope to re-start a journey to hold a "Viacrucis" protest in Mexico City, after highway immigration checkpoints stymied their trip last week. For several years … Read more on Lexington Herald Leader

Migrants hope to re-start protest convoy in Mexico MEXICO CITY — Migrant rights activists said Tuesday that about 200 Central American migrants hope to re-start a journey to hold a "Viacrucis" protest in Mexico City, after highway immigration checkpoints stymied their trip last week. For several years … Read more on TheNewsTribune.com

Mexican activist says authorities hinder migrant protest MEXICO CITY (AP) — About 200 Central American migrants who were organizing to take aspect in a conventional "Viacrucis" protest have been hemmed in by Mexican immigration checkpoints and threats to detain them, an activist mentioned Saturday. Read more on The Current

Mexican state moves against farmworkers protest, arrests 200 MEXICO CITY — Police arrested more than 200 people in the Mexican border state of Baja California in a bid to quash protests and road blockages by farmworkers demanding higher wages, officials said Wednesday. Farmworkers around the town of San … Read more on Belleville News Democrat

Mexico lit fest moves online to protest journalist killings FILE – In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo, journalists protest the murder of their colleague from Veracruz state, Gregorio Jimenez, and other slain journalists in Mexico City. The popular Hay literary festival announced on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 that it's … Read more on SunHerald.com

Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students People wave flags during a protest demanding justice in the case of the 43 missing students, at the Reforma Avenue in Mexico City on December 26, 2014. The missing students disappeared on September 26th, when police in the city of Iguala attacked … Read more on Rappler

Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students MEXICO CITY – Some three thousand people took to the streets of downtown Mexico City on Friday, three months after the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 students. The students went missing on September 26, in an apparent massacre by a … Read more on Daily Times

Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students The latest marches in Mexico City were led by parents and other relatives and friends of the missing, including students from their teacher training college in southern Guerrero state. "We want them alive," protesters chanted, walking behind gigantic … Read more on Yahoo News

Violence flares at Mexico City protest over missing students – video Masked demonstrators smash shopfronts and set fire to buildings in Mexico City as a protest over the missing students turns violent. Brandishing bats and fire bombs, masked protesters attack banks and restaurants along the capital's Reforma boulevard. Read more on The Guardian

Mexico City Gears Up For Mass Protest On Tuesday As Students Demand … MEXICO CITY — Students and activists plan to take to the streets again Tuesday, marching down the main thoroughfare of Mexico's capital to the doors of the presidential palace, in a protest that could heighten the civil unrest that has been building…

'Enough, I'm tired' comment rallies Mexico protest MEXICO CITY (AP) — An off-the-cuff comment by the attorney general to cut off a news conference about the apparent killing of 43 missing college students has been taken up by protesters as a rallying cry against Mexico's corruption and drug trade … Read more on Yahoo News

Thousands gathered to protest in Mexico city for disappearance of students MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (NBC) – Thousands of students gathered Wednesday in Mexico City to protest against the disappearance of 43 teacher's college students in the Southern state of Guerrero. They gathered at the national autonomous University of … Read more on KGNS.tv

Mexico City antismog measure sparks protest by thousands whose old vehicle … MEXICO CITY – Thousands of people are marching and blocking roads in Mexico City to protest a new anti-pollution measure that would ban them from driving on Saturdays. New anti-smog rules that went into effect Tuesday ban cars and trucks more than 15 ……