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LGBTQ community protests homophobia at Six Flags Mexico

Earlier this week a gay couple was kicked out of Six Flags Magic Mountain in Mexico City, in an act of alleged homophobia. 

Frustrated animal rights activists blockade Mérida shelter

The protestors set up camp outside of the facility and took to laying on mats and pieces of cardboard to demonstrate their commitment to settling the issue without violence.

Feminists unveil a monument to protest violence against women

Feminist protestors unveiled a monument in Mérida’s Remate at the foot of the Paseo de Montejo to protest ongoing violence against women. 

In Europe, Mexican Indigenous organizations denounce the Mayan Train

Indigenous groups from across Mexico, including Yucatán and Quintana Roo, sailed to Europe in what they describe as an invasion of conscience.

Monument to the Montejo ‘covered in blood’ once again

A group of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the monument to the Montejo, vandalizing it and chanting anti-colonialistic slogans.

Activists call on Yucatán to declare climate emergency

A group of student activists led by Greta Thunberg has called upon Yucatán's government to declare a climate emergency and start to take more serious and proactive moves to combat climate change. 

Tensions flare over plans for Mérida’s new stadium

Promotion of Housing Industry, says Mérida’s new multi-purpose stadium will increase property values in the city’s north. 

Frustrated residents protest power outage by blocking traffic

Four days after tropical storm Grace battered the Yucatán Peninsula, thousands of residents are still without electricity. 

Shortage of cancer medications for children sparks protests

According to some estimates, up to 600 children may have died over the last two years due to a lack of treatment.

Montejo monument vandalized as hundreds march for Women’s Day

An International Women's Day march in Mérida highlighted growing issues of gender violence and inequality, ending with...

Residents of San Damian not happy with new gas line

Residents have described the natural gas line as a ticking time bomb. Photo: File Residents of Mérida's San...

Medical students demand reform after 3 interns die in Mexico

Medical students marched down Paseo de Montejo demanding safer working conditions. Photo: File Medical students on Monday marched...

Marchers will demand tougher punishment for animal abuse

Civic groups and activists will join forces Sunday to publicly demand authorities get tougher with people found...

Cars cram Paseo to accuse AMLO of ‘Communist’ agenda

An estimated 1,000 cars took part in a caravan demanding Mexico's president resign. Photo: La Jornada Maya An...