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January 7

Mexico: #Gasolinazo Uprising Spreads Through Blockades, Looting, and Clashes with Police

Originally published to It’s Going Down
by Scott Campbell

There will be more coverage coming out soon on It’s Going Down but since January 1st, protests and actions have been happening daily across Mexico to protest the government-ordered 20% price hike on gas, called the #gasolinazo.

Every state and Mexico City have seen actions from marches and blockades of toll booths, border crossing and highway, to the expropriation of corporate mega stores. Four have been killed by police and 800 arrested.

https://twitter.com/DaniTheAvenger2/status/817385591029592064

https://twitter.com/70torinoman/status/817196458059272192

https://twitter.com/ArsalaiH/status/817325130934263808

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