Professors and other employees at the Dominican Republic's biggest public university have gone on strike and left 185,000 students without classes.
The protesters are seeking a total of $520,000 in back pay, a 15 percent wage boost and demanding the government allocate $18 million more for a university that now operates on a $109 million budget.
Chancellor Mateo Aquino says the university has a $693 million deficit and can't afford to raise salaries??.
The university professors' federation plans to march to Congress on Monday.
For the best rates and deals on hotels, resorts and holiday accommodation in the Dominican Republic click here
If you found this interesting check out our updates on Facebook and Twitter.
Source: Money MSN