La Jornada – IPN medical students block the Bicentennial Circuit

La Jornada – IPN medical students block the Bicentennial Circuit
La Jornada – IPN medical students block the Bicentennial Circuit

Mexico City. Dozens of students from the Higher School of Medicine (ESM), of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), carry out a blockade this Friday on the Bicentennial Circuit, at the height of Manuel Carpio Street, to express their disagreement with what they consider the lack of attention to their demands by the authorities of said house of studies.

Shortly before 12 pm, the students marched out of one of the doors of the ESM and headed on foot towards the Bicentennial Circuit, which they blocked in both directions, amid huélums and slogans, as well as with banners in which They demand that the polytechnic administration give them better study conditions.

In addition to emphasizing that the participants in the mobilization “we are not joints, we are students”, the young people demanded greater transparency in the exercise of the ESM budget, attention to cases of gender violence and that cases of alleged “corruption” be investigated. that is supposed to be inside that campus.

A student of the school, who preferred not to mention her name, pointed out that the recent appointment of the interim director of the school, José Roberto de Jesús Bastarrachea, does not satisfy the list of petitions of the students of the institution, because supposedly “he belongs to the same group of previous director”, in addition to the fact that “he does not know the situation” of the school and therefore cannot meet the demands of the students.

Likewise, the young woman consulted asserted that the local petition of the ESM has not really been addressed by the authorities, for which she indicated that the blockade of the Bicentennial Circuit will continue until the authorities of the capital government, the IPN and the the Secretary of Public Education.

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