Ecuador Invests Millions in Teachers’ Salary, says Correa

3 Quito, Oct 5. -Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa remarked the contradiction of the protest called by the National Teachers Union (UNE) when the government has invested 100 million dollars to increase teachers' salary.I do not understand why a group of teachers related to UNE announces a demonstration to protest for the eight-hour working day that was to be accomplished since

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Chileans Retake the Streets to Defend Public Education

4 Santiago de Chile, Sep 22. -Chilean students and workers hoped to hold another national day of protest on Thursday to demand far-reaching social and political changes, and to oppose government education policy.After four months of mass demonstrations, more than 80 percent of the Chilean population is expected to support the demands of students and teachers for free, high-quality public

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Germans Protest US Blockade against Cuba

4 Berlin, Jun 20. -Hundreds of activists with the Cuba solidarity movement in Germany demonstrated outside the Brandenburg Gate to protest the US economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for over 50 years. The rally, under the slogan "50 Readings against 50 Years of Blockade," was organized by the Berlin-Cuba Friendship Association. "We chose a centrall-located site in

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Immigrants Protest Massacres, Abuse in Mexico

2 Mexico City, Apr 21. -A religious-like demonstration called "The Immigrant''s Way of the Cross" is heading for Ixtepec, in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, to protest the massacre in San Fernando, Tamaulipas. Central American human rights activists and immigrants are participating in the march, which began Wednesday on the bank of the Suchiate River on the Guatemalan border,

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