Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Immigration


Construction of new military base in Chiapas advances rapidly

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas. (apro) The Mexican Army advances rapidly in the construction of what will be the new military base in the municipality of Chicomuselo, Chiapas, which according to Governor Manuel Velasco Coello will strengthen the security…

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The Southern Command will support vigilance on the Mexico-Guatemala border

By: Jesús Aranda Cozumel, Quintana Roo With support from the United States Southern Command, the armed forces of Mexico and Guatemala impel “very important” task force project on their common border for carrying out land and air patrols and recognizance…

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Greetings Mister Trump

By: Luis Hernández Navarro One after another, five women take the word in their language. They are EZLN comandantas. Amada does it in Chol, Everilda in Tojolabal, Yésica in Tzotzil, Miriam in Tzeltal, and Dalia in Spanish. They send a…

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EZLN: “The capitalist enemy won’t let the people rule”

San Cristóbal, Chiapas, April 13, 2017 “Migrants didn’t leave because they wanted to, but rather because they could no longer stay in their finca, better known as a country,” Subcomandante Moisés said this evening, upon reiterating his support to those…

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EZLN: “Peña, an overseer at the service of capitalism”

The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) opened its participation in the seminar “The walls of capital and the cracks on the left” in Chiapas, with a “Fuck Trump” in the native languages of the women commanders on the Sixth Commission….

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Tarahumaras faced with violence from organized crime seek asylum in US

By: Patricia Mayorga CHIHUAHUA, Chih. (apro). – The Rarámuri, Santiago Cruz Castillo, 26, requested political asylum in El Paso, Texas, after organized crime took away his lands in La Laguna de Aboreachi, municipality of Guachochi, like hundreds of indigenous and…

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The walls above, the cracks below (and to the left)

  February 2017 The Storm on Our Path For us, the Native Zapatista peoples, the storm, the war, have gone on for centuries.  It came to our lands with the fictitious accounts of the dominant civilization and religion.  In that…

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Dangerous Nostalgias

By: Gustavo Esteva We are in a time of grave danger. We can’t close our eyes. But daring to open them demands being willing to acknowledge that we can be caught up in what threatens us. A nostalgic belief today…

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Donald Trump names three extremists to his future cabinet

[Admin Note: The Mexican press is worried and anxious about Trump’s election, to put it mildly! Here’s a little taste of what they’re saying.] _ .. _ Donald Trump names three extremists to his future cabinet: Jeff Sessions, Attorney General;…

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Anti-War Caravan in Mexico City

THE WAR on DRUGS HAS LEFT THE POLITICAL POWER WITH ENORMOUS PROFITS Caravan for Peace: the economic interests of powerful nations are behind it.    By: José Antonio Román Members of the Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice, to whom…

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