Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Luis Hernández Navarro


Bertolucci in the Lacandón

By: Luis Hernández Navarro It’s close to 5.30 in the afternoon last December 31. The afternoon is bright. As if it were the climactic scene from an epic film from Bernardo Bertolucci, [1] troops of the 21st Zapatista infantry division…

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El dolor de Acteal (Acteal’s Pain)

By: Luis Hernández Navarro A young woman carries in her hands the photograph of a little six-year old girl framed in wood. It’s a portrait of Silvia Pérez Luna. In the lower part can be seen the date of her…

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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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AMLO, the Army and ’68 / AMLO, el Ejército y el 68

En español: https://www.jornada.com.mx/2018/10/02/opinion/023a1pol By: Luis Hernández Navarro There is a divorce between the Army and an enormous portion of Mexican society. The role that the armed forces played in the repression of the student movement and in the massacre on…

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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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The Trans-Isthmus corridor

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Many names; same project. The proposal to promote regional development through the construction of a dry canal that connects the Gulf of Mexico with the Pacific Ocean, linking the ports of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, and Salina Cruz,…

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First of July, change and rupture

By: Luis Hernández Navarro What real possibilities for changing the economic model open up in the next presidential elections? None. The end of the neoliberal model in Mexico is not the order of the day in the coming elections of…

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Prohibited thinking?

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Guadalupe Vázquez Luna is a hurricane with a woman’s body. Small, with the face of a girl despite her 30 years, her voice has an immeasurable power. She is not ready to shut up and says…

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González Casanova becomes Comandante Pablo Contreras

By: Luis Hernández Navarro San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Starting yesterday, Doctor Pablo González Casanova, 96, is “Comandante Pablo Contreras” of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (CCRI-EZLN, its initials in Spanish). The naming…

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The word of Marichuy

By: Luis Hernández Navarro We didn’t bring you caps, T-shirts, umbrellas, sandwiches or food supplies, María de Jesús Patricio says in some of the meetings on the tour she leads. What we bring is the word that they sent us…

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