Línea Abierta : MEXICO EDITION.

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Summary: MEXICO EDITION. Teachers from eight states in Mexico marched in the streets of Mexico City protesting educational reforms. In their chants, they criticized the government and the television chain Televisa, which they accuse of censuring information. At the same time, one year after the death of Regina Martínez, a correspondent for Proceso magazine in the state of Veracruz, journalists remind the government that this and other cases of reporters who have been killed are still unsolved. In addition, the Universidad Obrera de México presents the book *Mordaza a la opinión pública *(Gagging Public Opinion), by the late journalist Paco Huerta, whose radio programs were cancelled because he allowed freedom of expression. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts Voz Pública from Mexico City. Guests: Emiliano Silva, General Secretary, Universidad Obrera de México, Mexico City, Mexico, www.uom.mx ; Taped Audios: Professor Olivares, Santiago Tangamandapio, Michoacán, Mexico; Teacher Cristóbal Flores, Sahuayo, Michoacán, Mexico; Jesusa Cervantes, journalist for Proceso magazine; Manú Dornbierer, journalist and writer; Luis Javier Solana,director social communications during the government of José López Portillo; Guillermo Fabela, Director of Dissemination, Universidad Obrera de México; René Avilés Fabila, Director of the magazine El Búho.