Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Luis Hernández Navarro


Chiapas, endless violence

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Panic and anxiety. Those words sum up what thousands of residents of San Cristóbal de las Casas experienced for hours last June 12, when dozens of armed civilians, masked and wearing bulletproof vests, fired Kalashnikov and…

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The long march of the Wixárika

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Over 32 days, more than 200 members of the Wuaut+a-Kuruxi Manuwe (San Sebastían Teponahuaxtlán and its annex Tuxpan de Bolaños), located in the municipality of Mezquitic, Jalisco, walked 900 kilometers to arrive in Mexico City, visit…

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One Hundred Years of Normal Schools

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Whitewashing the past, de-radicalizing it, polishing the sharpest edges of its emancipatory episodes has been a recurrent obsession of our modernizing elites. In his infinite hatred of progressive educators, Octavio Véjar Vázques, head of the Secretary…

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Gustavo Esteva and the Horizon of Intelligibility

By: Luis Hernández Navarro At the foot of the majestic ceiba tree, in the humid sunny mornings and dusk of La Realidad, in the Lacandón jungle, where advisors and guests of the EZLN waited to meet with the commanders, Gustavo…

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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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Migration, the business

Luis Hernández Navarro In Tres Veces Mojado (Three times a Wetback), Los Tigres del Norte, those essential chroniclers of the migrant feelings and experiences, sing and tell the story and the sacrifices of a Salvadoran in search of the American…

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CIDE and the Acteal Massacre

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Repeating it is inevitable. One more anniversary of the Acteal massacre approaches, in which 45 indigenous people from the municipality of Chenalhó, Chiapas, were savagely murdered by paramilitaries. The massacre is a wound that cannot heal….

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Neoliberal culture shows cracks, but has not been defeated

Latin American progressivism has failed to promote a left, alternative and radiant replacement in that region By: Luis Hernández Navarro / Part 2 of 2 One of the great weaknesses of Latin American progressivism and something that explains its partial…

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In the US, not in Spain, the central command of the Latin American right

 Save exceptions, Latin American armies are ones of caste, García Linera indicates. Photo:‘La Jornada’ By: Luis Hernández Navarro/Part 1 of 2 The conservative command of the Latin American right is in the United States, not in Spain. Vox [1] is…

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The Chinese Dragon and Latin America

The Chinese locomotive advances nonstop. Already the main driver of the global economy. And according to a report of McKinsey Global Institute, it has surpassed the United States as the richest nation on the planet (https://mck.co/2ZdpRxc). By: Luis Hernández Navarro…

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