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High school students protest education ‘reform’
Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York, Weekly News Update on the Americas, 25 August 1996. The occupation of Montevideo schools began on Aug. 14 after a demonstration commemorating the death 28 years ago of a Communist student killed in clashes with the police. The immediate suspension of an authoritarian education reform that answers to a minority of the privileged population and to the international lending institutions.
Uruguayan Teachers and Students Strike for Safe Buildings
Prensa Latina, 12 May 2004. Demanding essential educational resources from Uruguayan President Jorge Battle, teachers and students gathered in Montevideo's Liberty Plaza Tuesday, as part of a 24-hour strike.