Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Indigenous Rights


The Maya Train will destroy the last lung of the Mexican Southeast

 By: Chiapas Paralelo and León Ávila León Enrique Ávila, a professor at the Intercultural University of Chiapas (UNICH, its Spanish acronym) indicated that the “Tren Maya” {Maya Train) project that will run through 5 states of the country will imply…

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EZLN, CNI-CIG Communiqué to the Mapuche people

Communiqué: To the Mapuche people To the Chilean people To the original peoples of America To the International Sixth Brothers and sisters of the dignified Mapuche people, The pueblos, nations, tribes and neighborhoods that make up the National Indigenous Congress…

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EZLN bases of support are in forced displacement

SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS DENOUNCE: EZLN BASES OF SUPPORT ARE IN FORCED DISPLACEMENT Organizations and civil society collectives denounce escalation of generalized violence provoked in the Highlands (los Altos) of Chiapas. Faced with the indifference and inability at all levels of government, the…

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Autonomy, insubordination and the radical Mapuche movement in Chile

By: Gilberto López y Rivas César Enrique Pineda’s book, The Wallmapu [1] burns: autonomy, insubordination and the radical Mapuche movement in Chile, UNAM-CIALC-Bajo Tierra editions (2018), [2] is singularly relevant within the ambit of research about social movements, original peoples…

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Red ‘n’ Blues Benefit Concert

The Chiapas Support is endorsing this concert and we’ll be there to support our brothers and sisters of AIM-West.

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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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Zapatistas and Indigenous peoples mark distance from López Obrador

By: Isaín Mandujano SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS (apro) The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Indigenous Government Council (CIG) agreed this weekend to realize a consultation with each and every one of the…

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Fulfill the San Andrés Accords?

By: Gilberto López y Rivas It has become commonplace in the discourse of the political class, when talking about the original peoples, to repeat like a magic spell: “Fulfill the San Andrés Accords!” If this were truly one of the…

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Governors offer AMLO support for the Maya Train project

  By: Alma E. Muñoz Palenque, Chiapas President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador received support from the governors of the southeast states for executing the Maya Train [1] project in the region, thus detonating its development. With this work, which will…

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Who is Alfonso Romo?

ALFONSO ROMO By: Luis Hernández Navarro It’s not just a smile for the photo. No. The gesture of satisfaction that is seen on the face of Alfonso Romo in Agromod is genuine. It’s the sign of the winner. He is…

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