Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Earthquake Recovery

Zibechi: Rebel Health and Anti-Capitalist Movements

By: Raúl Zibechi More than half a century ago, the Black Panther Party was probably one of the first organizations to implement a health care system alternative to that of the hegemonic system. The booklet “Medical Self-Defense. Black Panthers and…

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Radiography of Chiapas in the 4T

[The system of political and economic bosses (caciques) that Hernández Navarro describes in this article dominated Chiapas at the time of the January 1, 1994 Zapatista Uprising and was a factor leading to that uprising. Now, even the non-Zapatistas are…

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Chiapas earthquake victims claim abandonment by federal and state authorities

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) One year after the 8.2-magnitude earthquake in Chiapas, there are only deception and protests, serious violations of the right to dignified housing, threats to block roads and international border bridges. Friday, September 7,…

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Protests demanding reconstruction of Chiapas schools escalate

 PROTESTS DEMANDING the RECONSTRUCTION of CHIAPAS SCHOOLS AFFECTED by the EARTHQUAKE ESCALATE By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) With marches, the takeover of public plazas, blockages of roads, streets, maritime ports, border bridges and other protest actions, teachers, parents…

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