Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Immigration


The business of border security

By: Víctor Ronquillo * To the north of the city of Tijuana, far away and for the purpose of making a social phenomenon invisible, is the El Barretal migrant shelter. The displaced, the arrivals with the caravans coming from the…

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The Marshall Plan and border imperialism

By: Carlos Fazio President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has outlined a policy of prudence and non-confrontation with the United States, attached to the doctrine and foreign policy principles established in Article 89 of the [Mexican] Constitution. In that sense, and…

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Chomsky: Central Americans flee from horror the US created

From the Editorial Staff Members of the Migrant Caravan are fleeing from the misery and the horrors the United States created, the linguist, philosopher and political scientist Noam Chomsky pointed out in an interview with Democracy Now, in which he…

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EZLN, CNI and CIG: Joint communiqué rejecting the new airport and supporting migrants

Joint Communiqué from the CNI, CIG, and EZLN Rejecting the NAIM (New International Airport of Mexico) and in Support and Solidarity with Migrant Populations October 26, 2018 En español: http://enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/2018/10/26/comunicado-conjunto-del-cni-el-cig-y-el-ezln-en-rechazo-al-megaproyecto-del-naim-y-en-apoyo-y-solidaridad-con-las-poblaciones-migrantes/ To the People of Mexico: To the People of the…

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The new Honduran exodus

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Honduras, wrote Gregorio Selser, is a republic rented to the empire; it is the United States aircraft carrier in Central America. Today it is also a flagship of the continental narco-politics that carries water. The thousands…

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Migrant caravan breaks through Mexico’s fence

By: Rodrigo Soberanes Tecún Umán, Guatemala And when she opened her eyes, she thought she was in Mexico. When the young Honduran woman, who had fainted, opened her eyes, Mexico was now within her reach because the Migrant Caravan was breaking…

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The IACHR orders the Trump government to protect 572 immigrant children

By: Emir Olivares Alonso The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) [1] ordered the United States government to implement precautionary measures in favor of the 572 immigrant underage minors that have been victims of the “zero tolerance” policy implemented by…

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Trump: anti-immigrant terrorism

LA JORNADA EDITORIAL The escalation of anti-immigrant actions in the Donald Trump administration has reached unprecedented levels in US history with the mass separation of families that attempt to cross the border without the required documents: while between October 2016…

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The “minimum spaces for surviving” are closed In Central American towns

  By: Blanche Petrich Their stories are similar and different. In their cities or towns, in Honduras or El Salvador, the minimum spaces for surviving are closed to them. They killed one woman’s uncle for being homosexual. They killed another…

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Our migrant witch hunts

By: Hermann Bellinghausen In the infinite cascade of misfortunes that characterize the experiences of Central American migration, the law of the henhouse operates during the trip to the tide of thousands that flee from their towns and regions through a…

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