In Iztapalapa, Tláhuac and Xochimilco, parts of the metropolitan area of Mexico City, houses were fractured and collapsed because of the cracks in the ground and not due to the earthquakes, said a specialist, who explained that because of geological faults in the soil and subsoil, thousands of families that still live there, have to be relocated, since the constructions would fall again if they are rebuilt in the same place. The specialist, who studies the interrelation of the earthquakes of September 7 and 19th, pointed out that both phenomena occurred at a very deep level in the earth’s crust, covering a large part of the Mexican territory, from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to the valley basin of Mexico. Given this, she said, we should already have teams of scientists analyzing these telluric phenomena, but so far they have not been taken with due seriousness. Also in this edition, a teacher and a leader offers his testimony on the repression against the people of Nochixtlán, Oaxaca, in 2016, and concludes that although the government refuses to investigate and punish the police officers who murdered eight civilians, it is a consolation to him that struggle of the dissident teachers was able to stop the educational reform of President Enrique Peña Nieto. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts this broadcast of the Voz Pública program, from Mexico City.
Guests: (recordings) María Fernanda Campa Uranga, Ph.D. in Geology Science, founder of the Yacimientos Geology Laboratory at the Mexican Petroleum Institute; Manuel N. Filio Cruz, teacher of primary education in Oaxaca, section 22.
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