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30 Jul 2019 | 11:19 AM UTC

Mexico: Students schedule protest in Guadalajara August 3 /update 1

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Students to protest transportation fare hike in Guadalajara on August 3; heightened security measures and transportation disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/30/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/3/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Jalisco, Guadalajara

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Event

Students have called another protest to take place in Guadalajara (Jalico State), on Saturday, August 3, to oppose Governor Enrique Alfaro's proposal to raise transportation fares. Protesters are scheduled to meet at the Parque Revolucion.

Similar protests should be expected in the coming days and weeks throughout Jalisco state.

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

Context

The governor recently announced a measure to raise the cost of public transportation tickets by 37.5 percent in the state, which he campaigned against prior to his election.

Advice

Individuals in Guadalajara 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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