Six die in demonstrations in Oaxaca State, Mexico

Police clashed with members of a radical teachers' union in Nochixtlan where 6 people were killed and 53 civilians, 41 federal police agents and 14 state police agents were injured. The demonstrators blockaded roads to protest the arrest of union leaders and changes proposed as part of education reform.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without notice.