Agenda for Marichuy’s visit to Chiapas

Candidate Marichuy

María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, from Tuxpán, Jalisco, Mexico, aka Marichuy, is an indigenous Nahua, traditional doctor and human rights defender, Mexican, indigenous spokesperson and representative in the 2018 federal elections.

Marichuy, an aspirant to be a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, visited the Chiapas Coast on November 7.


10: 00 am in the Joaquin Miguel Gutierrez Ejido. Pijijiapan.

6:00 pm, Offices of the Tonalá Civic Front. Calle 20 de Marzo between Av. Joaquin Miguel Gutierrez and Zaragoza. Tonalá, Chiapas.

The Tonalá Civic Front, the Autonomous Council of the Coastal Zone, and the union of campesinos and fisher folk of the coast and the Chiapas Sierra will receive the CIG’s spokesperson, to be able to listen to their voice and share their concerns, like what the residents of various municipalities are suffering after the devastating earthquake, where federal support never arrived. [1]

They will be able to present the struggle of the compañeros and compañeras, who have been in resistance against the high cost of electricity for years, and are organized in their geographies.

On November 8, there will be a meeting of the Indigenous Government Council and its spokesperson, Marichuy, with the peoples, barrios and colonias of San Cristóbal, the Highlands and the Center of Chiapas in the Plaza of the Resistance, Cathedral of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, at 5:00 p.m.

There will be cultural activities at 11 am.

All are welcome!

Our struggle is for life! May the voice of the peoples be heard!

[1] The Coastal Zone of Chiapas is where we, the Chiapas Support Committee, sent the donations we received for victims of the September 7 earthquake. Again, many thanks to everyone who contributed!


Originally Published in Spanish by Pozol Colectivo

Friday, November 3, 2017

Re-Published with English interpretation by the Chiapas Support Committee





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