Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Maya Train


The Maya Train: the Zapatistas are right

By: Claudio Lomnitz As in this column I’m going to speak ill of the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, I should like to begin by recognizing things: raising the minimum wage, the fight against the huachicol (stolen gasoline), the…

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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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The Fourth Transformation?

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The arrival of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to the Presidency of Mexico and the triumph of Morena as the first political force in the Congress of the Union, the governorships of four states, the…

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Communiqué from the National Indigenous Congress and the Indigenous Governing Council for the 25th anniversary of the armed uprising of the Zapatista National Liberation Army

January 2, 2019 To the Zapatista National Liberation Army: To the CIG Support Networks: To the Resistance and Rebellion Networks: To the people of Mexico: To the peoples of the world: To the communications media: The peoples, nations and tribes…

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The EZLN warns that it will not permit the Maya Train project to happen

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) said that it would not permit President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s Maya Train project of death and dirty tricks to…

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The Maya Train will destroy the last lung of the Mexican Southeast

 By: Chiapas Paralelo and León Ávila León Enrique Ávila, a professor at the Intercultural University of Chiapas (UNICH, its Spanish acronym) indicated that the “Tren Maya” {Maya Train) project that will run through 5 states of the country will imply…

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Indigenous groups reject Maya Train (Tren Maya) plan and vote

By: Luis A. Boffil Gómez Mérida, Yucatán More than 80 indigenous groupings are opposed to the Tren Maya (Maya Train) that president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador promotes, because they consider that it will not bring and benefits for the zone’s…

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Governors offer AMLO support for the Maya Train project

  By: Alma E. Muñoz Palenque, Chiapas President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador received support from the governors of the southeast states for executing the Maya Train [1] project in the region, thus detonating its development. With this work, which will…

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