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Student's mysterious death sparks Mexico protests MEXICO CITY — Several hundred students marched through a city in central Mexico on Thursday to demand justice for a schoolmate who turned up dead after witnesses said he was detained by police. "He didn't die; they killed him!" the student protesters … Read more on Fresno Bee

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 ……

Mexico's effort to break up TV, telephone monopolies sparks criticism MEXICO CITY — A year ago, Mexico's Congress approved a telecommunications overhaul that lawmakers said would end monopoly control of television and telephones and curb the power of some of the nation's richest men. Passage of framework … Read more on Merced Sun-Star

Bus crash kills at least 36 in Mexico after collision with truck sparks fire A communique from the state civil defense agency said the victims were business people from the region who were travelling from the Tabasco state capital of Villahermosa to Mexico City. The agency's emergency director, Ricardo Maza Limon, said that … Read more…

Mexico City Metro Fare Hike Of 66.6 Percent Sparks Uproar … Hike Of 66.6 Percent Sparks Uproar. Angry metro passengers protest against an almost 70 percent fare increase in Mexico City's metropolitan train system, calling on commuters to jump ticket turnstiles en masse to step up pressure on transport … Read more on New Tang…

Declined table at Mexico City cafe, woman sparks political drama Indignant that she didn't get a sidewalk table during the busy lunch hour at a swanky Mexico City bistro, the daughter of a chief federal regulator threatened to call her father and have the place shut down. Two hours later, according to reports … Read…

Mexico's Labor Law Reform Sparks Massive Protests MEXICO CITY—As the Mexican Senate tried to convene last week, unionists, youth protesters from the #YoSoy132 movement and social activists of every stripe blocked the chamber's doors, trying to prevent legislators from meeting to consider the reforma … Read more on In These Times

Memorial to honor Mexico's violence victims sparks debate MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican activists had demanded the government erect a monument to the victims of drug violence, but the decision to build it next to a military base is sparking debate among victims' rights advocates. Some activists say the … Read more on USA TODAY