Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico Drug War


Construction of new military base in Chiapas advances rapidly

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas. (apro) The Mexican Army advances rapidly in the construction of what will be the new military base in the municipality of Chicomuselo, Chiapas, which according to Governor Manuel Velasco Coello will strengthen the security…

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The Southern Command will support vigilance on the Mexico-Guatemala border

By: Jesús Aranda Cozumel, Quintana Roo With support from the United States Southern Command, the armed forces of Mexico and Guatemala impel “very important” task force project on their common border for carrying out land and air patrols and recognizance…

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Tarahumaras faced with violence from organized crime seek asylum in US

By: Patricia Mayorga CHIHUAHUA, Chih. (apro). – The Rarámuri, Santiago Cruz Castillo, 26, requested political asylum in El Paso, Texas, after organized crime took away his lands in La Laguna de Aboreachi, municipality of Guachochi, like hundreds of indigenous and…

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Juan Villoro: Mexico is a gigantic necropolis after 10 years of the drug war

By: Juan Paullier / BBC Mundo December 19, 2016 Juan Villoro doesn’t hesitate. Witch hunts, great irresponsibility, and total failure. Upon completing 10 years last December 11 from the start of the so-called War against Drug Trafficking in Mexico, the…

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CNI-EZLN: That the earth re-tremble in her centers

THAT THE EARTH RETREMBLE IN HER CENTERS To the peoples of the world To the free means of communication To the National and International Sixth [la Sexta Nacional e Internacional] Brought together by the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of…

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The GIEI’s Tsunami

By: Magdalena Gómez The second and last report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the Group’s initials in Spanish) opened with the assertion that there is no evidence that the normalistas had links with organized crime and discards…

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Anti-War Caravan in Mexico City

THE WAR on DRUGS HAS LEFT THE POLITICAL POWER WITH ENORMOUS PROFITS Caravan for Peace: the economic interests of powerful nations are behind it.    By: José Antonio Román Members of the Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice, to whom…

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The Anti-War Caravan from Honduras to New York

By: Journalists on Foot (Periodistas de a Pie) The Caravan will tour more than 5, 000 kilometers from this country (Honduras) to New York. Photo: PieDePágina Text and photograph: Ximena Natera. Text: Daniela Pastrana Honduras, the largest expeller country of…

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Tlatlaya Massacre and U.S.Military Support

By: Laura Carlsen A few weeks ago and for the second time, the Sedena [1] denied a request for access to information that asked for documentation related to training given in the United States to members of the 102nd Battalion….

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Capitalism, War and Counterinsurgency in Chiapas II

By: Gaspar Morquecho Wars come from afar Some 18 years ago, in June 1997 –when the Moño Colorado [1] was very popular and Zedillo was governing the country–, the Zapatista rebel chief presented us: “7 pieces to draw, color, cut…

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