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Guatemala City's Teacher Problems

Guatemala City's Teacher Problems
Reuters

Students in Guatemala City faced tear gas and pepper spray after they blocked access to the famous El Inceinso bridge. The 200 pedagogical students were demanding reforms to the teaching profession and school curriculum. But their protests was met by harsh government response. Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez told reporters "we will not allow groups to arbitrarily block the road; this is a warning: we will not permit this type of situations."

Photo credit: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters

Amanda Erickson is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic Cities. All posts »

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