Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Chiapas Tourism


Indigenous File Lawsuit Against San Cristóbal-Palenque Toll Road

Tzotziles file suit for injunction against the San Cristóbal-Palenque Toll Road ** The sixth district court in Tuxtla Gutiérrez admitted it (the lawsuit) on January 13 By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy Los Llanos, Chiapas, January 14, 2014 The Tzotzil community of…

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Letter from Raúl Zibechi

From Uruguay: Raúl Zibechi Letter About the Worldwide Week of Action: “Juan Vázquez Guzmán Lives, The Bachajón Struggle Continues!”     http://vivabachajon.wordpress.com/en-ingles/ For all the sons, daughters and children of the Mother Earth, as our compa Raúl Zibechi suggests, it “is possible…

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Juan Vázquez Assassinated in Bachajón, Chiapas

Bachajón Ejido Owners Demand that Juan Vázquez Guzman’s Death Not Be Left Unpunished ** The indigenous leader “and Other Campaign” adherent was assassinated Wednesday ** They warn that the struggle over the defense of land and the natural springs “will…

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Zapatista Store at Toniná Provokes the Government’s Wrath

Photo taken of a sign at Toniná village during March 2012 delegation. Zapatista signs are seen by tourists who visit the well-known archaeological site. ——————————————— Zapatista Artesanía Store at Toniná Provokes the Chiapas Government’s Wrath ** There is an arrest warrant…

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Commodification of Nature in Chiapas

Supposed NGOs Drive the “Commodification of Nature” in Chiapas [A member of the musical group Los Ángeles Azules (The Blue Angels) during the community of San Isidro’s fiestas, in theMontes Azules Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas Photo: Víctor Camacho] By: Hermann Bellinghausen…

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Chiapas Communities Reject Adventure Tourism Project

Chiapas Communities Reject Adventure Tourist Project  ** Foresee construction of lodging on the lakeshore ** For the indigenous, the current management of visitors is self-sufficient, they say By: Hermann Bellinghausen Laguna (Lake) Miramar, Chiapas, May 26, 2012 The large and…

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Chiapas Tourism Development Aimed At US Market

By: Mary Ann Tenuto The above photograph suggests a story waiting to be told. It shows indigenous women next to their makeshift plastic tent on the plaza in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. The women are occupying a…

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