Tag: protest

Fourteen Arrested Protesting Georgia University Ban on Undocumented Students

Undocumented students and activists in Georgia staged sit-ins at three state universities on Monday, calling for an end to policies they say unfairly deny undocumented student access to public higher […] Read More >

In Election Marred by Gang Violence, Mexico’s Ruling Party Likely to Maintain Majority

Top Story — In congressional elections marred by gang violence and widespread protests, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party is expected to keep a slight majority as […] Read More >

As Corruption Case Unfolds, Guatemalans Call for President’s Resignation

Top Story — Thousands of Guatemalans staged a protest in the capital on Saturday, calling for the resignation of President Otto Pérez Molina after his vice president stepped down in […] Read More >

Migrants on Activist Pilgrimage Dodge Police, Gangs Across Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Ciudad Tecún Umán is sweltering. All of the town’s households and its handful of ramshackle cantinas still use wood-burning stoves, their sweaty attendants braving the compounded afternoon […] Read More >

Thousands March in Argentina One Month After Prosecutor’s Death

Buenos Aires was the scene of a major protest on Wednesday as thousands held a rally to express their dissatisfaction with President Cristina Fernández’s handling of the investigation into the […] Read More >

Mexico’s Peña Nieto Meets With Obama Amid Missing Student Crisis

Top Story — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the White House on Tuesday, where he and U.S. President Barack Obama praised one another’s recent efforts on immigration reform while […] Read More >

Leftist Groups in New York Protest Student Killings in Mexico

NEW YORK — Dozens of activists congregated outside the Mexican consulate to protest the Sept. 26 attack in Mexico’s Guerrero state that left six dead, 25 injured and at least 43 students […] Read More >

Homeless Activists Clash With Police in São Paulo

Top Story — Unrest paralyzed central São Paulo Tuesday after police attempted to evict a group of homeless activists occupying a building there, reported the Los Angeles Times. The residents, who […] Read More >