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07 Feb 2020 | 09:44 AM UTC

Mexico: Demonstration planned in Mexico City February 21

Activist group calls for march in Mexico City on February 21; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions likely

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Event

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) has called for a march to take place in Mexico City on Friday, February 21, in protest of planned government infrastructure projects. The march will begin at 16:00 (local time) in front of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) offices.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions (e.g., road closures, traffic congestion) are expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.  

Advice

Individuals in Mexico City are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public gatherings and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.