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13 Dec 2018 | 02:39 AM UTC

Mexico: Teachers to strike in Baja California Dec. 13-14

Mexico News Alert

SNTE teachers’ union announces two-day strike in Baja California state December 13-14; associated protest march planned for December 13

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/12/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/14/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Baja California

Event

The SNTE teachers' union is planning a two-day strike in Baja California state starting on Thursday, December 13. An associated protest march will also be held on Thursday, although the exact time and location of the demonstration has not been released. Related rallies are likely on Friday, December 14. Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are expected around all protest sites.

Context

Teachers are demanding increased salaries and improved benefits. Union leaders are also calling for state authorities to pay over 7000 retired teachers in the state.

Advice

Individuals in Baja California state are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and plan ahead for potential transportation disruptions around protest sites.

 

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