Mexico teachers block railway lines, food shortages feared

Members of the National Coordination of Education Workers (CNTE) teachers' union block a railway during a protest in Patzcuaro, in Michoacan state, Mexico January 26, 2019. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico could soon face a shortage of staple foods such as corn flour and wheat flour as railways remain blocked after two weeks of teacher protests in the western state of Michoacan, railroad operator Ferrocarril Mexicano (Ferromex) said on Monday. Teachers from the National Committee of Education Workers union began blocking […]

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