Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Luis Hernández Navarro


The gasolinazo and the protests

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The image has been reproduced a thousand times as a symbol of the times. At the exit of a department store sacked by a plebeian multitude, a young man carries an enormous new screen on his…

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CNI, all flying together

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Wine consumption in Mexico has increased in the last 10 years. Its consumers have increased significantly. Wine has stopped being a beverage for executives with high acquisitive power, and more women and young people ingest it…

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The EZLN, the CNI and the elections

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The EZLN and the CNI agreed to consult, with peoples and communities, about the postulation of an indigenous woman as a candidate to the Presidency of the Republic in the 2018 elections. The decision has raised…

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Zapatista autonomous justice

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The notoriety that the Zapatista armed uprising acquired in the mass communications media during its first years has diminished noticeably. The rebels have stopped being daily news. There is one who even announces its extinction with…

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Human Rights: time to tell the truth

By: Luis Hernández Navarro One blow after another! Hard and to the head! The provisional report on the Human rights situation in Mexico, elaborated by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), caused tremendous discontent in the Enrique Peña Nieto…

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The blitzkrieg against the teachers

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Pursued by the public ridicule provoked by El Chapo Guzmán’s escape, the uneven devaluation of the peso, the stagnant economy, the failure of the first oil round and by the incessant violation of human rights, the…

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Baja’s day laborers suffer police repression

 EZLN is in solidarity Baja California state police attacked farmworkers on strike in that state for better wages and working conditions. On May 9, twenty (20) patrol cars full of police agents entered the Triqui community of Nuevo San Juan…

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Ayotzinapa and the voice in the street

AYOTZINAPA AND THE VOICE OF THE STREET By Luis Hernández Navarro Roberto Zavala Trujillo is the father of Santiago Jesús, one of the 49 children that died in the fire at the ABC day care center, in Hermosillo, Sonora. Just…

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Zapatista News Summary for November 2014

NOVEMBER 2014 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Ayotzinapa Caravan Meets with EZLN in Oventik  –  On November 15, the Caravan of relatives and compañer@s of the murdered and disappeared Ayotzinapa students that traveled south met with Zapatista bases and…

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Ayotzinapa and the voice of the parents

AYOTZINAPA AND THE VOICE OF THE PARENTS  By: Luis Hernández Navarro The days pass and their sons don’t appear. One day the authorities tell them one thing and the next day another. And the versions that they give them don’t…

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