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Chiapas teachers declare they are “in resistance and rebellion”

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas Teachers from Local 7 of the National Education Workers Union (SNTE), adhered to the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE), in Chiapas, declared themselves: “in rebellion and disobedience” as long as…

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Until dignity becomes the custom

By: Francisco López Bárcenas [1] Everything was going according to what was programmed until Estela Hernández, the daughter of Jacinta Francisco Marcial, [2] took the microphone and spoke her word. It was straight to the point from the beginning. She…

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After meeting with Miranda Nava, the CNTE seeks “political exit”

By: Isaín Mandujano The National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) in Chiapas agreed early this morning to seek “a political exit” to the teachers’ movement, after meeting with the former Assistant Secretary of Governance and now the Secretary of Social…

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Nochixtlán nurse: we attended to injuries like in a war

By: Blanche Petrich Nochixtlán, Oaxaca Last June 19, the Nochixtlán community hospital existed as if it were suddenly in the midst of a war. Almost eight hours of shooting left more than one hundred injured in the surrounding. With 12…

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CNTE: the strike isn’t over…

CNTE: THE STRIKE ISN’T OVER and THERE WILL NOT BE A RETURN TO CLASSES, PROTESTS CONTINUE Teachers of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) agreed this Friday night to continue with the teachers’ movement and not return to classes…

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Chiapas CNTE holds consultations on ending strike

By: Angeles Mariscal Teachers of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) carried out consultations in their more than 800 delegations in the state to make a decision about ending the strike that started last May 15 and return to…

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Chiapas teachers thank parents after huge march

“THE CNTE CHIAPAS IS EFFECTIVE, THANKS TO THE PARENTS’ SUPPORT,” TEACHERS RECOGNIZE AFTER HUGE MARCH  Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, September 1, 2016 “It’s sad that there is no start to the school year because of the government’s political stupidity,” members of…

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Arrival of Federal Police in Chiapas places CNTE on alert

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas Teachers of the National Coordinator Education Workers (CNTE) spent a long night on alert, after the arrival of hundreds of federal forces by land and air in Chiapas Wednesday afternoon and evening. Dozens of…

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González Casanova proposes an emancipatory and critical reform

By: Laura Poy Solano Facing a neoliberal globalization project that seeks to make education a “culture of servitude,” the ex rector of the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), Pablo González Casanova, exhorted the teachers to construct a real education…

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CNTE Chiapas: “The state sets the stage for repressing the teachers”

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, August 27. “The Mexican State sets the stage for openly repressing the teachers’ movement; therefore the government is realizing an atmosphere of lynching that generates a certain endorsement of police brutality in public opinion,” warn teachers adhered…

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