Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Resistance


Galeano: With the current government, it rains on wet for the original peoples

[A new communiqué entitled “Overture: reality as the Enemy” is available in Spanish on Enlace Zapatista (link below). When the English translation is available, we’ll post it. Meanwhile, here’s a summary from La Jornada.] By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De…

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AMLO in Guadalupe Tepeyac

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The Tojolabal community of Guadalupe Tepeyac in Chiapas is emblematic. Not in vain, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador sent a message to the Zapatistas from there last Saturday. Before some 300 campesinos, the president expressed his…

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Amilcingo obtains total suspension of the Morelos Gas Pipeline

Last weekend, the Amilcingo ejido was informed of the total suspension granted
by the Ninth District Judge in the State of Morelos about the operation of the Morelos Gas Pipeline. This is a victory that had not been obtained in the…

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For life, peace and justice in the Mountains of Guerrero

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Government Council (Congreso Nacional Indígena–Concejo Indígena de Gobierno, CNI-CIG) and the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) recently convoked the Campaign for life, peace and justice in…

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Kana’antik k-lu’umo’ob: The Maya horizon

By: Francisco López Bárcenas June 21 is a very important day for the Mayas of the Mexican [Yucatan] Peninsula. It’s the date on which the Saq’ Q’ij, known as the Summer Solstice among the mestizo population, an epoch that denotes…

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Message from the Zapatista National Liberation Army

MESSAGE FROM THE ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY 100 YEARS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF GENERAL EMILIANO ZAPATA ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO To the relatives and friends of Samir Flores Soberanes: To the Amilcingo Resistance Assembly: To the Peoples’ Front in…

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Zapata’s grandchildren reinforce the struggle against the thermoelectric plant

By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez The consultation imposed by the federal Executive to start up the Huexca, Morelos thermoelectric plant, which forms part of the Morelos Integral Plan, the Nahua population responds with information caravans about the real dangers that the…

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Raúl Zibechi: “What the progressive governments have done is deepen capitalism”

[Part 1 of a two-part interview] By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez “The result of the progressive governments in Latin America is negative,” Zibechi concludes in an interview with Desinformémonos, after participating in a series of meetings with social and indigenous movements…

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Zapatismo and the dispute for (present) history

By: Mariana Mora and Pablo González* During the first weeks of 2019 public debates have emerged regarding the role that the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) occupies in the history of Mexico and in relation…

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EZLN: solidarity recognition

By: Gilberto López y Rivas In light of the EZLN’s well-founded denunciations about the threats and risks that the mega-projects of the Fourth Transformation’s government represent and the violence that structurally accompanies this form of capitalist globalization, hundreds of distinguished…

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