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19 Dec 2018 | 09:48 PM UTC

Mexico: Students to protest budget cuts in Mexico City December 20

Mexico News Alert

Student union calls for protests in front of Congress in Mexico City on December 20; localized disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/20/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Mexico City, Legislative Palace (Mexico City)

Event

The Union of Workers of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (STUNAM) called for a demonstration to be held in front of the Palacio Legislativo in Mexico City at 11:00 (local time) on Thursday, December 20. The group is protesting recently announced cuts to the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) budget, which will see a 6 percent reduction in 2019. Localized disruptions and a heightened security presence is likely near the site of protests.

Advice

Individuals in Mexico City are advised to monitor the situation and anticipate localized disruptions and a heightened security presence for the duration of the protests.

 

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