MEXICO’S DAYS OF LOVE AND RAGE

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MEXICO’S DAYS OF LOVE AND RAGE 

 
1779940_282319408626642_2194137591798540780_nGiven the gravity of the events surrounding the government/cartel killings and  forced disappearances of students and civilians in Iguala, Mexico, on September 26 and 27 of this year, Frontera NorteSur is devoting special coverage to the growing repercussions of the Iguala Massacre, which some observers now compare in its possible impact on Mexican society to the 1968 student movement and Tlatelolco Massacre.  Below is a summary of some of this week’s major developments.
 
Special Report 
 
Public outrage over the police murders of six people and forced disappearances of 43 students from the Atoytzinapa rural teachers’ college in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero continued to snowball this week.
 
Parts of the Mexican Republic were virtually paralyzed by a 48-hour protest convened October 22-23 by student, labor, farmer, and social organizations.  Significantly, actions ranging from the shut-down of university campuses and…

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