Dissident Teachers Reject Agreement with Government, Threaten New Protests
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October 11, 2013
Members of the National Coordinating Committee of Education Workers (CNTE), repudiated the agreement reached by their leaders with the Secretariat of Government Relations last week and threatened new demonstrations and blockades in Mexico City.
The membership of the dissent teachers organization rejected moving negotiations on the education reform to the states, while 2,000 teachers from the Guerrero State Coordinating Committee of Education Workers (CETEC) joined the encampment at the Monument to the Revolution.
Yesterday, as part of their protests, teachers from Oaxaca, Chiapas, Veracruz, Guerrero and Quintana Roo affected traffic throughout the morning in the south and central zones of the city with a march on the Calzada de Tlalpan [major southbound highway] and threatened to intensify their protests in the coming days.
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