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MEXICO EDITION. After 11 days of traveling through Southeastern Mexico, the Caravan of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity arrived in Mexico City’s main square or Zócalo. Poet Javier Sicilia reported that the levels of insecurity in Guerrero and Veracruz are similar to those in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua. Meanwhile, in Parras, Coahuila, workers from the denim factory La Estrella report that after 79 days of strike, the owners could declare bankruptcy and opt to pay the 400 workers. The owner renewed the equipment, acquiring 86 latest model looms, and he wants to rehire the staff, but without the benefits that were achieved over 89 years, since the factory was founded. In other news, a human rights activist denounces that the Mexican government is still not giving temporary visas to Central American migrants who risk their lives crossing the country. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts Voz Pública from Mexico City.