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· August, 2013

Stories about Mexico from August, 2013

29 August 2013

Teacher Protests Over Education Reform Paralyze Mexico City

Members and supporters of the CNTE have been protesting in Mexico City against education reforms already passed, seeking to repeal them.

28 August 2013

Choosing ‘Exile’ Over Break-up, US Citizens Follow ‘Banned’ Spouses Abroad

Families tell their stories online through social media, where they also raise awareness about their cases and pressure US legislators to include their families in the much anticipated immigration reform.

Missing ‘Bar Heaven’ Patrons in Mexico Found Dead

The bodies of the missing youth from #BarHeaven have been uncovered in a secret grave in Mexico State.

26 August 2013

Mexican Officials Vote to Change Transparency Laws: A Backward Step in the Name of Security?

Mexican officials have passed a reform that allows for the organisational body that guarantees the public’s right to access information to be overruled on national security grounds.

14 August 2013

#YoViajoPara: Why do Latin Americans Travel?

Travelers discussed on Twitter under the hashtag #YoViajoPara the reasons why they love to visit other places.

13 August 2013

Mexican President Reveals Controversial Energy Reform Plans

The president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, has presented his proposal to reform the constitution regarding Mexican Petroleum and the oil industry.