Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Megaprojects


Organizations analyze plan to avoid the imposition of megaprojects

By: Rubicela Morelos Cruz Amilcingo, Morelos Around one thousand people, members of the Peoples Front in Defense of Land and Water (FPDTA) of Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala, the National Indigenous Congress (CNI)-Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), parents of the [missing]…

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“We are all Samir,” the EZLN proclaims in a day of Resistance

JOIN THE CHIAPAS SUPPORT COMMITTEE AS WE REMEMBER SAMIR at WAFFLES & ZAPATISMO Saturday, Feb. 22, 10:30am-12:30pm, Upstairs at the OMNI COMMONS, 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND 94609 – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/630166287808911/ An extract from an article by Isaín Mandujano  TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ,…

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The temporary suspension against the Maya Train

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The screech of emergency brakes on the Maya Train turned on alarm lights for investors. Campeche communities pressed the legal button to stop the government locomotive. And the Judicial Power of the Federation granted them a…

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The Maya Train: adventure tourism

By: Giovanna Gasparello* On the eve of the bidding process for two stretches of the route of the Maya Train, Carlos Joaquín, governor of Quintana Roo, and Miguel Torruco, Secretary of Tourism, inaugurated the pavilion of the Mexican Caribbean at…

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The Chiapas Congress endorses the Pijijiapan-Palenque Highway Axis project

From The Correspondents Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas The Morena majority of the Chiapas Congress approved the decree initiative that authorizes the state government to grant a concession for the Pijijiapan-Palenque Transversal Highway Axis project, a four-lane superhighway that will cross through…

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The Mexican state versus the EZLN

By: Magdalena Gómez Twenty-six years after the public presence of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) exercising its right to rebellion, it is necessary to remember some keys to the trajectory that has marked the very prolonged suspension of a…

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Indigenous communities stop work on the Maya Train

By: Luis A. Boffil, Lorenzo Chim, César Arellano and Julio Reyna The Indigenous and Popular Regional Council of Xpujil (Cripx) reported yesterday that indigenous communities belonging to the Peninsular Maya and Chol peoples, settled in Xpujil, municipality of Calakmul, Campeche,…

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Racism and anti-Zapatista fallacies

By: Gilberto López y Rivas This beginning of the year has been marked by an intensification –in social networks and communications media– of the campaign of lies, fibs or fake news against the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de…

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The EZLN is now a major adversary for AMLO

By: Laura Castellanos* January 7, 2020 at 11:04 PM EST The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) completed 26 years since its January 1, 1994 Uprising, in the midst of an expansive process and one of radicalization…

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The Snail’s walk

By: Raúl Romero* On August 17, 2019, the EZLN announced the end of the “Samir Flores Vive” campaign with which it went on the offensive and extended “the word and action of resistance and rebellion.” As a result of this,…

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