Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico Drug War


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: May the earth tremble at its core

MAY THE EARTH TREMBLE AT ITS CORE 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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UN: Over 150,000 dead in Mexico Drug War

UN: OVER 150,000 PEOPLE MURDERED IN MEXICO SINCE DECEMBER 2006 [It is doubtful that anyone, including the UN, really knows the number of dead in Mexico. There are different estimates. The federal government hides its dead and the local agencies…

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Human Rights: time to tell the truth

By: Luis Hernández Navarro One blow after another! Hard and to the head! The provisional report on the Human rights situation in Mexico, elaborated by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), caused tremendous discontent in the Enrique Peña Nieto…

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Ayotzinapa; It’s not the garbage dump or the fifth bus

IT’S NOT THE GARBAGE DUMP OR THE FIFTH BUS; IT’S THE C-4 By: Rafael Landerreche* Although the communications media has taken it up a lot, the most important part of the GIEI’s Ayotzinapa Report is not that which refutes the…

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