Tag archive for ‘1968. Tlatelolco’
By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, October 2nd, 2021

53 years ago, the Massacre of Tlatelolco took place in Mexico City

Following a summer of increasingly large demonstrations protesting against the 1968 Olympics held in Mexico City, the Mexican Armed Forces opened fire on 2 October 1968 on unarmed civilians, killing an undetermined More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Mexico will never forget October 2nd, 1968 “The night of Tlatelolco”

In the summer of 1968, Mexico was experiencing the birth of a new student movement. But that movement was short-lived. On Oct. 2, 1968, 10 days before the opening of the Summer Olympics in Mexico City, police officers More...