Social Media Fuel Mexican Youth Protests

The demonstrators have no clear leader. Many say Twitter posts and Facebook groups brought them to the streets of Mexico’s capital and cities around the country.

With presidential elections less than six weeks away, they are protesting media coverage of the campaign and criticizing the candidate widely seen as the front-runner.

Local media reports have described it as “the Mexican Spring,” drawing a comparison with massive protests pushing for political change in the Middle East… Read more


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