Thousands of Teachers March Against Education Reforms in Mexico City
Ruptly TV
go to original
May 16, 2017



An estimated four thousand people took to the streets of Mexico City, Monday, to protest against the government's 2013 education reforms on Teacher's Day.

The protesters, organized by the country's largest teacher's union, the National Coordination of Education Workers (CNTE), marched from the official residence of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to the interior ministry, holding banners and chanting against the reforms.

The demonstrators demand the renewal of negotiations with Pena Nieto's government regarding the reforms passed in 2013. The protest was the third strike organized by the union so far this month.

Related: The News (Morena Deputy Araceli Damián: Education Reform a Failure)

We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!

You Can Make a Difference

Coronavirus - How You Can HelpIf you would like to donate directly to the non-profits in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, here are some suggestions you may want to consider to help our local communities in this time of greatest need.

Coronavirus - How You Can Help

Local News

Discover Vallarta-Nayarit

Banderas Bay offers 34 miles of incomparable coastline in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit, and is home to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit's many great destinations.