Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Chiapas Tourism


Residents of San Juan Cancuc reject San Cristóbal-Palenque superhighway construction

By: Chiapas Paralelo  The Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite, its Spanish acronym) in San Juan Cancuc demonstrated a series of points in which they expressed their rejection of the realization of the superhighway project that goes from…

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The Maya Train would threaten Palenque because of tourist overpopulation

By: Andrés Domínguez “The maximum capacity is 700,000 visitors, but we will adhere to our management program, which has already happened in other areas where the buffer capacity is exceeded and that has put the area at risk” Julio César…

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Puerto Madero, Chiapas, disappears due to climate change

By: Andrés Domínguez Chiapas would be one of the states most affected due to the increase of the average sea level. As a consequence, the beaches close to Puerto Madero would disappear due to the increase of the average sea…

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Letter from the Zapatista women to women who struggle in the world

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO February 2019 To: Women who struggle in the world From: The Zapatista Women Sister, compañera: We as Zapatista women send you our greetings as the women in struggle that we all are. We have sad…

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Governors offer AMLO support for the Maya Train project

  By: Alma E. Muñoz Palenque, Chiapas President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador received support from the governors of the southeast states for executing the Maya Train [1] project in the region, thus detonating its development. With this work, which will…

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Permit for hydroelectric project in the Lacandon Jungle denied

SEMARNAT DENIES PERMIT for HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT in the LACANDÓN JUNGLE By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro)  The Secretariat (Ministry) of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) denied the Generación Enersi SA de CV company authorization to construct a hydroelectric dam…

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AMLO announces an expansion of the Maya Train project

By: Enrique Méndez and Nestor Jiménez President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the expansion of the project for the Maya Train, which pass through the states of Yucatán and Campeche, besides those of Tabasco, Chiapas and Quintana Roo on a…

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The Polish cyclist was decapitated; authorities reject version

From the Editors The body of one of the European cyclists found dead near kilometer 158 of the San Cristóbal – Ocosingo highway, had been chopped, a version that the state authority rejected this Saturday. According to Juanjo Gutiérrez, who…

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2 European cyclists murdered in Chiapas

CHIAPAS PROSECUTORS CORRECT INVESTIGATION: FOREIGN CYCLISTS DID NOT HAVE AN ACCIDENT; THEY WERE MURDERED By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas The state’s Attorney General took a turn in the investigation into the death of the German cyclist, Holger Franz Hagenbusch,…

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Massacre in San Juan Chamula

WITNESS: “IT WAS A MASSACRE!” Protest, violence and death They report some 20 injured by gunshots, as well as with machetes; they used guns By: Hermann Bellinghausen San Juan Chamula, Chiapas [1] “It was a massacre,” says a young witness…

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