Founded in 1926, the Ayotzinapa school is one of only a few all-male rural teachers' colleges still operating in Mexico. They are grossly neglected by federal and state authorities and sometimes face direct threats from the government.
When police forces intercepted students from the Teachers College of Ayotzinapa in Mexico en route to a protest in Iguala, six students were fatally shot and 43 were abducted.
In reaction to the disappearances of the 43 Ayotzinapa Normal School students, exciting new protest art has emerged, drawing attention the oppression of young and poor progressives in Mexico.
VICE besøger La Esperanza, en lille landsby i den mexicanske delstat Guerrero, der afholder masseslåskamp med nabobyen en gang om året, så guderne vil give dem regnvejr.