SEP lanza concurso para niñas de proyectos científicos y culturales; el premio es de 18 mil pesos

28/07/2022

Fuente: El Sol de México

El Instituto Nacional de Mujeres junto con la Secretaría de Educación Pública lanzó una convocatoria para un concurso dirigido a niñas de 10 a 14 años y adolescentes de 15 y 19 años.

Al concurso “Proyectos científicos, culturales y deportivos para niñas y adolescentes a nivel nacional” puede participar mujeres que vivan en cualquier estado, municipio o alcaldía de la República Mexicana y tiene el objetivo de que niñas y adolescentes mujeres, impulsen su creatividad y su capacidad de liderazgo mediante la elaboración de proyectos escritos o audiovisuales en el ámbito de la ciencia, la cultura o el deporte con perspectiva de género.

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Sentencian a cuatro años de cárcel a científico mexicano acusado de espiar a EU para Rusia

21/06/2022

Fuente: Milenio

El científico mexicano Héctor Cabrera Fuentes fue condenado a cuatro años y un día de prisión por espiar para Rusia a una fuente del gobierno estadunidense, durante una audiencia celebrada en Miami, en el sureste de Estados Unidos.

Cabrera Fuentes, originario de Oaxaca, se había declarado culpable en febrero de “actuar en Estados Unidos para un gobierno extranjero sin notificar a la fiscalía”, un delito castigado con un máximo de 10 años de cárcel. Según documentos judiciales, un funcionario ruso lo reclutó en mayo de 2019, prometiéndole ayuda para resolver un asunto migratorio que afectaba a su esposa rusa. 

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Conflicto en el CIDE: Adeudos, proyectos truncos y ahora la sombra de huelga

02/06/2022

Fuente: Proceso

El Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) enfrenta una crisis financiera. Adeuda más de 17 millones de pesos a sus profesores y, aunque tiene ahorrados alrededor de 300 millones, no puede disponer de ellos porque el Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (Conacyt) y la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (SHCP) le tienen las manos atadas y dejan en vilo su operación para los siguientes meses.

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FGJ-CdMx halla el cuerpo sin vida de Karen, alumna del IPN desaparecida el 19 de mayo

El cuerpo de Karen Itzel Rodríguez Barrales, quien desapareció el pasado 19 de mayo en el sur de la Ciudad de México, cuando se dirigía a entregar su tesis de licenciatura al Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), fue localizado sin vida, confirmaron las autoridades capitalinas.

“La Fiscalía CdMx informa que, como resultado de los trabajos de búsqueda, localizó el cuerpo sin vida de la joven Karen, vista por última vez en la Alcaldía Tláhuac el 19 de mayo. Manifestamos nuestra solidaridad con familiares y amigos. En breve, mayor información”, señaló la dependencia en redes sociales.

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Government to remove ‘neoliberal’ words and concepts from textbooks

Date: February 2, 2022

Source: Mexico News Daily

Words and concepts considered “neoliberal” by the federal government look set to be scrapped from new textbooks for primary and middle school students.

In a document distributed to attendees of a series of meetings on the design of free textbooks for basic education students, the Ministry of Public Education (SEP) advises against the use of words and concepts such as “educational quality,” “competition,” “knowledge society,” “efficiency” and “productivity.”

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Students clash with police after attempting to block Michoacán highway

The protesters fired rockets at the officers, who responded with tear gas.

Jan. 20th, 2022

Source: Mexico News Daily

Protesting student teachers from a rural training college in Michoacán clashed with state police officers on Monday. The students tried to stop trucks and buses on the Siglo 21 highway near Tiripetío, 25 kilometers southwest of Morelia, in order to block traffic.

When state police arrived, the protesters fired rockets and threw stones at them. In response, the officers fired tear gas at the students, who fled to their nearby school. In a video published by the news website La Silla Rota, some 100 protesters are seen on both sides of the highway with a large cloud of gas spreading across it.

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Early numbers show fewer than half of Mexico’s students returned to classes

09/01/2021

Source: Mexico Daily News

Fewer than half of Mexico’s 25 million pre-school, primary school and middle school students returned to the classroom on Monday, according to preliminary data, but the federal education minister believes that the real number of returnees is much higher.

Schools across Mexico reopened on Monday 17 months after closing due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

Education Minister Delfina Gómez said Tuesday that schools reopened in 30 states with the only exceptions being Sinaloa and Baja California Sur due to the lingering presence of Hurricane Nora.

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In Pictures: Mexico’s Indigenous children struggle for education

09/20/2020

Source: Al Jazeera

In the poverty-stricken mountains of southern Mexico, children can only dream of having the internet or television access that would allow them to join millions of others following distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic.

Children across the country began a new school year last month with remote learning via television, a move aimed at curbing the spread of the disease in a country that has reported 73,000 COVID-19 deaths – the fourth-highest tally in the world.

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She’s Taking Mexico’s Sex Trade to the Next Level: Legitimacy

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10/22/19 – OZY

By Deborah Bonello

La Merced, in downtown Mexico City, is one of the country’s biggest and oldest retail markets. And the world’s oldest profession also thrives there. To the sides of the labyrinth of passageways that run along the market stalls selling, well, everything, stand women of all ages and sizes. Many of them play with their phones as they wait for their clients, leaning against the shops behind them to take the weight off their high-heeled feet.

The street of Corregidora, in the heart of La Merced, is home to La Brigada Callejera, which means Street Brigade. A collective dedicated to fighting for the rights of the country’s sex workers, it was formed nearly 20 years ago by Elvira Madrid because some 3,500 of the city’s estimated 7,000 sex workers are based here. Flitting through a barred door and then through a dank, dark corridor and up a few flights of stairs leads one to La Brigada’s brightly painted office.

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In Mexico, AMLO seeks to expel merit from schools

5/17/2019 – The Economist

07-05-2019-FOTO-PORTADA--770x433.jpegHow quickly winds change. The school reforms signed in 2013 by Enrique Peña Nieto, then Mexico’s president, were to be the only popular legacy of an unpopular man. No longer. On May 8th the senate scrapped them. In mere months a reform deemed vital to reduce poverty lost many of its most ardent defenders. Even senators from Mr Peña’s cowed Institutional Revolutionary Party assented to the death of a law they recently favoured. So did the national teachers’ union, the STNE, despite having backed the reforms six years ago.

That is a testament to the power of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mr Peña’s populist successor, who has long opposed the reforms. It is also bad news for the millions of pupils who might have benefited, had the reforms been allowed to continue. The “new” education measures passed in their place represent a return to old ways.

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