Oaxaca’s Militant Teachers

Southern Mexico sees daily motorway blockades, riots and brutality against a militant teachers' union who claim their culture and roots have been disrespected by the government. Mexico's government claims it is attempting to drag the entire country into the 21st Century. Why are these teachers fighting? How far will they go to make their voices heard? And when will there be an end to Mexico's forgotten civil war?

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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.


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