Thursday, November 30, 2006

Mexican Strife


Mexico has been in the midst of quite a bit of turmoil lately. First, they had a very contentious and disputed election in which the winner was elected by a 0.57% margin. The whole scene was eerily reminiscent of the events that unfolded in Florida in 2000. The new President is to be inaugurated tomorrow, December 1. Then, a teachers' strike in Oaxaca led to protests, police crackdowns and rioting, which continues as we speak. Here's a brief history of the situation in Oaxaca.

2 Comments:

Anonymous myrna the minx said...

The photos coming out of Mexico have been incredible.

10:21 PM  
Blogger Annalee Blysse said...

Something else. Easy for me to miss the evening news with my work schedule. But I noticed this one.

9:21 PM  

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