The government is the one that should be afraid

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Chiapas Support Committee

CHIAPAS: “THE GOVERNMENT IS THE ONE THAT SHOULD BE AFRAID,” MESSAGE FROM ORGANIZED CIVIL SOCIETY AFTER THE GASOLINAZO 

Chiapas civil society protest against the hike in gas prices. Chiapas civil society protest against the hike in gas prices.

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas

“Despite the fear infused in the population, the mobilization took place. The government is the one that should be afraid,” asserted unions, social organizations, transport drivers, students and civil society angered by the rise in fuel prices in the country, after a march that started from the western part of the Chiapas capital and ended with a rally in the central park of Tuxtla.

“We protest against the starvation policies, which increase the cost of basic needs,” denounced members of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE), who together with workers from the health sector evidenced the loss of the buying power of one’s salary in Mexico.

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