Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Isthmus of Tehuantepec


Train wreck in the Mexican Southeast

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Months ago, in May 2019, the federal and state governments inaugurated the Wind Energy Park of the South and also the Architect Ignacio Chávez and the José Eduardo Ramírez Briseño electricity substations on the Isthmus of…

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INVITATION TO DAYS OF ACTION IN DEFENSE OF TERRITORY AND MOTHER EARTH

 
“WE ARE ALL SAMIR” SISTERS AND BROTHERS OF MEXICO AND THE WORLD: First: Today more than ever, capitalism grows through war and the ongoing dispossession of all forms of life. The bad governments and the big capitalist businesses, all of…

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The Maya Train: the consultation and the dispossession

By: Carlos Fazio Preceded with a big campaign of media propaganda and “field work” of officials from the National Fund for Tourism Promotion and the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples, yesterday, December 15, the “participatory consultation” on the Maya Train…

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Megaprojects and rights

By: Carlos Fazio Heir of the megaproject of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec of Ernesto Zedillo (1996) –then renamed the Plan Puebla-Panamá (Fox, 2001), the Mesoamerican Initiative (Calderón, 2008) and the Special Economic Zone of the Isthmus (Peña Nieto, 2016)–, the…

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The Isthmus is ours

By: Raúl Romero* The road from Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, to Juchitán, Oaxaca, is a true postcard of the “capitalist war:” the imposing oil wells are the prelude to the wind parks and their gigantic mills. At different points on the road,…

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Individualized support: counterinsurgency or social containment?

By: Peter Rosset* The Mexican countryside is full of struggles and alternative projects. It has a long history of agrarian struggle, territorial defense, appropriation of productive processes and commercialization through peasant cooperatives and other forms of ejidal companies and social…

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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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Burial without a corpse

By: Gustavo Esteva The funeral of neoliberalism was decreed, but we do not know which corpse they will bury. President López Obrador once again showed his desire to liquidate the neoliberal era, to which he rightly attributes a large amount…

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EZLN and CNI-CIG on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec referendum

COMMUNIQUE FROM THE CNI-CIG AND THE EZLN: Another Simulated Referendum to Justify Megaproject Development on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec To the people of Mexico: To the people of the world: To the CIG Support Networks: To the Networks of Resistance…

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CNI-CIG-EZLN Statement: SAMIR LIVES, THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES!

STATEMENT OF THE THIRD NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS, THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNMENT COUNCIL AND THE EZLN To the peoples of the world To the organizations and collectives in resistance and rebellion To the networks of resistance and rebellion…

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