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Mexico: Protest planned in Monterrey January 5

Residents in Monterrey to march on January 5 to protest an increase in public transportation rates and vehicle taxes; localized traffic disruptions expected

05 Jan 04:04 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 1/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/5/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Monterrey). COUNTRY/REGION Monterrey

Event

A protest is scheduled to take place in Monterrey (Nuevo Leon state) on Saturday, January 5. Demonstrators will gather at the Cultural Center of the Civil College at 16:00 (local time) before marching to the Esplanade of Heroes. The protest is expected to remain peaceful, however localized traffic disruptions are anticipated along the march route. Further demonstrations are possible in the coming days and weeks.

Context

Residents are protesting increases in public transportation rates and vehicle taxes that were recently proposed by the governor of Nuevo Leon state.

Advice

Individuals in Monterrey are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution and allow additional time to travel.

 

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