The PJ Tatler

Teachers gone wild: Mexico edition

Hm. Before Cairo moved to Madison, it did a layover south of the border.

OAXACA, Mexico — Police fired tear gas and clashed for several hours Tuesday with teachers protesting a visit by President Felipe Calderon to the colonial city of Oaxaca. …

The protesters also torched a government vehicle and beat the Oaxaca state Public Safety Secretary Marco Tulio Lopez when he tried to call for calm outside the government offices.