Mexico Under Growing Pressure to Stop Highway Blockades

08/03/2016 The New York Times 

26837704764_029065cba3_oMEXICO CITY — With a top Mexican business group calling for a tax protest, authorities are under growing pressure to stop blockades of streets and highways by demonstrating teachers.

Radical teacher unions have been blocking roads in southern Mexico for weeks, causing economic losses the business chamber estimates at almost $400 million. The CONCANACO chamber says members may file tax returns showing zero income if the situation continues.

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