Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Maya Train


Violence against the Indigenous Peoples

By: Francisco López Bárcenas Popular predictionsat the beginning of the year announced that January would bring storms, but few imagined the magnitude of them. The violence against indigenous peoples in this first month of 2023 has acquired such dimension and…

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The “national security” declaration for the Maya Train favors the violation of human rights

The “national security” declaration for the Maya Train [1] “has the potential to allow that human rights abuses” are maintained, and “also undermines the purpose of inclusive and sustainable social and economic development,” said the chair of the UN Working…

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From the Maya Train to sympathizers “with a foreign appearance,” Sedena’s constant siege against the Zapatistas

Leaked emails from Sedena (Mexico’s Secretary of National Defense) Have allowed us to know that the EZLN is one of the most besieged by military intelligence due to its posture of rejecting the megaprojects and government programs. By: Jacobo García…

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US, Mexico and the geopolitics of oil

By: Carlos Fazio At the dawn of the 21st century, after the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, United States president George W. Bush and his advisers sought to sustain the declining global political power of the…

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Take Action: Pressure the Mexican government stop the paramilitary violence against Zapatista & Indigenous communities in Chiapas

Statement of Solidarity with the BAEZLN, FrayBa, and  BriCOs Turtle Island – United States of America  July 2022 To the Mexican General Consulates in the United States, We, the everyday people from below, the children, mothers, and elders, Native and…

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They warn UNESCO about damage from Maya Train

The Maya Train Project will connect on the same route 6 assets inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the pre-Hispanic city and national park of Palenque, the fortified historical city of Campeche, the pre-Hispanic city of Uxmal, the pre-Hispanic…

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Judge orders definitive suspension of work on Section 5 of the Maya Train

By: Patricia Vázquez Correspondent and La Jornada Maya In a hearing held last May 27, the first district court of Yucatán ordered the definitive suspension of work on Section 5 South of the Maya Train, from Playa del Carmen to…

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Maya Train: judge ordered the provisional suspension of construction on Section 5 south

The claim for amparo, filed by a group of divers, points to the absence of an environmental impact statement Infobae Newsroom April 19, 2022 A judge in the state of Yucatán granted the provisional suspension of Section 5 south of…

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Why we oppose the Maya Train

By: Gilberto López y Rivas On April 19, a letter titled “Why we oppose the Maya Train” was delivered to the President of the Republic, signed by more than 300 researchers of diverse disciplines, who self-define as follows: “We are…

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HOMÚN MEGA PIG FARM WILL REMAIN CLOSED

April 19, 2022 By: Indignation The mega pig farm in Homún will remain closed until the amparo lawsuit brought on behalf by girls and boys of Homún concludes. The Second District Judge, Rogelio Leal Mota applied international standards at the…

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