Mexico City paralyzed by teachers' protests; access to airport blocked

  • by: OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 23, 2013 - 7:50 PM

MEXICO CITY — Thousands of striking teachers strangled traffic and blocked access to Mexico City's international airport on Friday, flexing their muscles in a bid to block educational reforms intended to introduce teacher evaluations and reduce union power over hiring decisions.

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