Mexican Police Advance into Troubled Resort City

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A member of the Oaxaca People's Popular Assembly waves a national flag during a street blockade in Oaxaca on Oct. 29, 2006. Mario Vazquez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A member of the Oaxaca People's Popular Assembly

A member of the Oaxaca People's Popular Assembly waves a national flag during a street blockade in Oaxaca on Oct. 29, 2006.

Mario Vazquez/AFP/Getty Images

Backed by helicopters and armored vehicles, Mexican police advanced Sunday on the resort city of Oaxaca. Striking teachers and other protesters have occupied streets and buildings there for months. On Friday, gunmen killed American journalist Bradley Roland, and two other people. Protesters accuse the local governor of corruption and suppressing dissent.

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