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Police clash with Mexico gas protesters, gunfire erupts

Jan 06, 2017 - 10:12 AM

UPDATED President Enrique Peña Nieto uses a nationally televised New Year s address late Thursday January 5 to defend the increase again

PROTESTS. A vandalized gas station sits abandoned following protests, on January 4, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico. On January 1, 2017, the Mexican Federal Government deregulated gas prices and consumers saw costs jump as much as 20% at the pumps. Photo by Brett Gundlock/Getty Images/AFP

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Protests vs Mexico leader on inauguration anniversary

Dec 02, 2013 - 11:42 AM

President Enrique Peña Nieto said his government has made the adoption of the reforms a top priority but the reforms have sparked strong opposition from leftist groups

Protesters clash with police in Mexico City demo

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:20 AM

The Red Cross said at least 50 people were injured as a group of protesters threw rocks and firebombs at police who responded with tear gas

Mexican teachers plan fresh protest for Independence Day

Sep 15, 2013 - 8:31 PM

Mexican teachers protesting education reform plan fresh protests Sunday September 15 shortly before Independence Day celebrations

Thousands of teachers protest Mexico education law

Sep 12, 2013 - 12:19 PM

The teachers failed to stop Congress from passing Pena Nieto s reform which he signed into law on Tuesday September 10

RALLY VIOLENCE. Riot policemen clash with teachers during a protest against the educational reform proposed by President Enrique Pena Nieto, along Reforma avenue in Mexico City on September 11, 2013. AFP/ Yuri Cortez

Teacher protests force Mexico leader to move speech

Aug 30, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Peña Nieto was originally scheduled to speak September 1 but his office announced that he will deliver the speech at his presidential residence September 2

TEACHERS' PROTEST. Teachers protest and block Reforma avenue to protest against the education reform legislation, in Mexico City on August 28, 2013. AFP/Ronaldo Schemidt

Mexican cyclists strip to protest road risks, car culture

Jun 17, 2012 - 8:09 AM

Dozens of people stripped and cycled naked through the Mexican city of Puebla Saturday June 16 to protest risks they face on the road