Sac groups protest Obama-Peña Nieto talks

Several local organizations, including Sacramento Labor Council for Latin American Advancement AFL-CIO, Union Civica Primero de Mayo, Orgaizacion de Trabajadores Agricolas de California “Project VOZ” and Frente de Mexicanos en El Exterior (FME), will hold a peaceful demonstration Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 3 to 5 p.m., at the U.S. District Courthouse, 501 I Street, Sacramento. The groups will […]

Protests over murdered students hit home

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Last September 26, a group of male students, 43 in all, from the Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ College of Ayotzinapa, went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. Official reports state that the students had travelled to Iguala that day to hold a protest against what they considered discriminatory hiring and funding practices by the Mexican government. During the journey, local police […]