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Teacher strike in Mexico City drawing ire
Teacher strike in Mexico City drawing ire

MEXICO CITY — The thousands of teachers who have been jamming the streets in this congested capital city for nearly two weeks to protest an education reform package have no immediate plans to leave, and the threat of their continued presence is prompting calls for the government to forcibly move them out. The teachers, members of the National Coordinator of Education Workers, or CNTE, have been marching daily and blocking major thoroughfares, trying the patience and denting the pocketbooks of residents like Carlos Fabian Manterola, a 41-year-old taxi driver. If Mexico City’s mayor, Miguel Angel Mancera, were to kick the teachers out, Fabian said Friday, “a lot of us...

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