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30 Jul 2019 | 08:54 AM UTC

Mexico: Medical residents call for nationwide protests August 1

Mexico News Alert

Nationwide protests scheduled by medical residents for August 1

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/30/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/2/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Mexico, Mexico City

Event

Members of the AMMPSS medical resident group are slated to protest across Mexico on Thursday, August 1, in demands for medical reforms, including better pay for trainees, improved hours, and an increased overall budget.

Precise details on meeting points are still being organized by the group, though can be expected near hospitals and government buildings, particularly the Health Ministry in Mexico City. Protests should be expected across the country, particularly in urban centers.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions should be expected surrounding any protests.  

Advice

Individuals in Mexico are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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