Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Chiapas Tourism


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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Indigenous win lawsuit against the San Cristóbal-Palenque Superhighway

ANNOUNCE COURT ORDER AGAINST THE SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS-PALENQUE SUPERHIGHWAY    From the Editors of Desinformémonos  The amparo [1] against the San Cristóbal de las Casas-Palenque superhighway project, in Chiapas was granted to the Tsotsil community of Los Llanos last…

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EZLN: And meanwhile in the partisan communities

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY Mexico February 2016 To the compañer@s of the Sixth To whom it may concern Compas and non-compas: What we tell you comes from the very own voice of indigenous partisans that live in the different zones…

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Chiapas movement denounces megaprojects

[Below is a denunciation written by people of faith opposed to the government’s “development” plans for Eastern Chiapas because they will cause displacement of indigenous communities and harm to the environment and public health.] Movement in Defense of Life and…

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First Report by International Caravan

BRIEF SUMMARY of EVENTS in the SAN SEBASTIAN BACHAJON EJIDO since the DECEMBER 21, 2014 RECUPERATION of THEIR LAND  By: The “International Sixth Caravan” On December 21, 2014, during the inauguration of the Worldwide Festival of Resistances and Rebellions Against Capitalism, in Mexico, compañeros [1] from…

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