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18 Sep 2020 | 02:27 AM UTC

Mexico: Anti-government protest planned in Mexico City September 19

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Activists plan anti-government protest in Mexico City on September 19; avoid protests as precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/18/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/20/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Mexico City

Event

Activists plan an anti-government protest in Mexico City on Saturday, September 19, to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO). Protesters plan to gather at 09:00 (local time) at the Monumento a la Revolución and then march to the Plaza de la Constitución (Zocalo). The organizers are affiliated with several organizations that oppose the government, including the National Anti-AMLO Front. Further spontaneous associated demonstrations are also possible across the city on Saturday.

A heightened security presence and localized disruptions to transport are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstrations. Security forces are likely to be monitoring the events for breaches of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Advice

Those in Mexico City are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, avoid all demonstrations and large gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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