Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Access to Water


They install an internal working group on mountain wetlands critical habitat

By: Yessica Morales, Editorial Staff For almost a decade, citizen organizations have been denouncing the degradation of the wetlands that provide 70% of the water used in the city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, located in southern Mexico….

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Communiqué of the Caravan for Life and Water

To the Zapatista National Liberation Army:To the National Indigenous Congress:To the Indigenous Government Council:To the Sixth Commission of the EZLN:To the Europe refusing to surrender:To those who signed the Declaration for Life:To the peoples who struggle and resist:To our revered…

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HOMÚN MEGA PIG FARM WILL REMAIN CLOSED

April 19, 2022 By: Indignation The mega pig farm in Homún will remain closed until the amparo lawsuit brought on behalf by girls and boys of Homún concludes. The Second District Judge, Rogelio Leal Mota applied international standards at the…

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Caravan supports the struggle against the Huexca thermoelectric plant

Coming from Puebla, the Caravan for Life and Water, with support from the Peoples’ Front marched yesterday in the indigenous town of Huexca, Morelos, in rejection of the diversion of the Cuautla River to the CFE thermoelectric plant. Photo: Rubicela…

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The Caravan for water and an environmentalism of the peoples

By: Raúl Romero* Don Panchito turned 79 in January of this year. Doña Gloria is 62 and is an indigenous Nahua. Don Panchito and Doña Gloria live in the state of Puebla and are partners in life and struggle. Together…

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On victories and defeats

Water is Life! By: Raúl Zibechi In hegemonic political culture, notions about triumphs and failures, victories and defeats, usually allude to very specific situations, generally linked to the final objectives of the actors in play. The concept of victory applies…

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Altepelmecalli, the defense of water

Graphic art: @TallerAhuehuete By: Luis Hernández Navarro As if it were the work of the devil looking to surface from the depths of hell, an enormous hole opened up in the farmlands of Santa María Zacatepec, Puebla. With an unstoppable…

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Puebla police and the National Guard reclaim Bonafont plant

Workers clean the Bonafont water plant, reclaimed yesterday morning by members of the Puebla police, with the support of the National Guard, after evicting members of the Union of Peoples of Cholula who had renamed that space as the House…

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The Altepelmecalli in Puebla: from a Bonafont plant to a symbol of Resistance

The peoples’ struggle to stop the extraction of water will complete one year By: Hermann Bellinghausen Cuanalá, Puebla Resistance is breathed when one reaches it. A bottling plant used to operate on this central property in the semi-rural municipality of…

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Ominous silence of the Mexican Government in the face of attacks on Zapatistas

New attacks against Nuevo San Gregorio Autonomous Zapatista Community Violence towards the Zapatista autonomous communities has been constant and has escalated as part of the “La Extemporánea” delegation concludes its Tour for Life in Europe. The Good Government Junta “New…

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