Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Megaprojects


Industrializing: the plan for Tehuantepec

By: Susana González G. The project to create seven Special Economic Zones (SEZ) launched in the last presidential term to impel the development of Mexico’s southeast will be formally buried with a presidential decree that the legal advisors of the…

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Marichuy: Militarization, to assure dispossession against indigenous peoples

 May 7, 2019 The deployment of the National Guard throughout the country, ordered by López Obrador, has as its principle objective assuring the imposition of megaprojects and the subjection of the peoples that resist, points out the spokeswoman of the…

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The Morelos “consulta” was not legal

By:Yadira Llaven, La Jornada de Oriente Puebla, Puebla The first and second collegiate tribunals in administrative matters found in favor of eight communities of Puebla, Morelos and Tlaxcala that are opposed to the Morelos Integral Project (Proyecto Integral Morelos, PIM)…

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EZLN-CNI-CIG: Stop the narco-paramilitary war against the CIPOG-EZ!

Urgent Comunicado from the CNI-CIG and the EZLN Today, with indignation and pain we denounce a new and artful crime against our compañeros of the Indigenous and Popular Council of Guerrero – Emiliano Zapata (CIPOG-EZ). Around 1:30 pm on May…

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The San Cristóbal-Palenque highway is back and so is the resistance

By: Mary Ann Tenuto-Sánchez The San Cristobal-Palenque highway is key to an elaborate tourism development plan, the Palenque Integral Center (CIP, its initials in Spanish), which includes a lush green jungle area in the northern zone of Chiapas, the Agua…

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8 more municipalities reject the San Cristóbal-Palenque Highway

By: Chiapas Paralelo The Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite), which is composed of believing people in the parishes of Yajalón, Candelaria, Huixtán, Oxchuc, Ocosingo, Altamirano, Chilón, Sitalá and Chicomuselo, unite in rejection of the construction of the…

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The Peoples Front rejects the Huexca thermoelectric plant

By: Hermann Bellinghausen Chinameca, Morelos Here, where Emiliano Zapata died 100 years ago, came the communities grouped together in The Peoples Front in Defense of Land and Water of Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala. Not only to remember the caudillo, but…

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CNI-CIG: The Chinameca Declaration

COMMUNIQUÉ FROM THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS AND THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNMENT COUNCIL; 100 YEARS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF GENERAL EMILIANO ZAPATA To the peoples of Mexico and the World Today, April 10, 2019, Chinameca and Amilcingo, Morelos, are homes to the…

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Message from the Zapatista National Liberation Army

MESSAGE FROM THE ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY 100 YEARS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF GENERAL EMILIANO ZAPATA ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO To the relatives and friends of Samir Flores Soberanes: To the Amilcingo Resistance Assembly: To the Peoples’ Front in…

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Residents of San Juan Cancuc reject San Cristóbal-Palenque superhighway construction

By: Chiapas Paralelo  The Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite, its Spanish acronym) in San Juan Cancuc demonstrated a series of points in which they expressed their rejection of the realization of the superhighway project that goes from…

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