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Chile's student movement on Thursday offered another demonstration of its clout, bringing tens of thousands onto the streets of the capital to demand the overhaul of an educational model that dates from the Pinochet dictatorship. continue reading »
Students in the western state of Michoacan seized 15 buses and 18 delivery trucks belonging to firms such as Coca-Cola and baking giant Bimbo as part of protests against a proposed overhaul of Mexican labor law. continue reading »
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mexico's capital to mark the passage of 44 years since the October 1968 massacre of student protesters, an anniversary that took on new significance this year with the re-emergence of young people as a force in public life. continue reading »
Protests by thousands of striking high school students demanding better public education resulted in at least 140 arrests, left 18 riot police injured and caused damage to public and private property, the government of the Santiago metropolitan region and Chile's Carabineros militarized police force said. continue reading »
A march in Santiago Wednesday by high school students demanding improvements to Chile's underfunded public education system ended with three buses set ablaze and dozens arrested. continue reading »
Thousands of college and high school students took to the streets of Chile's capital on Thursday to protest the existence of schools run as for-profit enterprises and renew demands for free, quality public education. continue reading »