Austin: Support Committee Commemorates Ayotzinapa with Day of the Dead Ofrenda

By Nélida Tello On Sunday, October 10, the Tribune of the People Support Committee in Austin held a cultural event commemorating the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa normalistas (students training to be teachers) and other instances of reactionary violence of the Mexican state against the people. An ofrenda (memorial altar) was set up at the pulga (flea market) in the Montopolis … Continue reading Austin: Support Committee Commemorates Ayotzinapa with Day of the Dead Ofrenda

Mexico: Ayotzinapa Normalistas Burn State Building, Demand Answers

By Nélida Tello On July 17, Ayotzinapa normalistas set fire to the Guerreo State Legislative Building along with a guard post on the premises during an action condemning President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) attempt to use the case of the 43 disappeared normalistas as a ‘smoke screen’ for COVID-19. More than 300 normalistas, students who attend rural teachers’ colleges, traveled from Ayotzinapa to Chilpancingo, … Continue reading Mexico: Ayotzinapa Normalistas Burn State Building, Demand Answers