Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico Drug War


Uruguay Rejects “the War on Drugs”

Uruguay Rejects “the War on Drugs” By: Raúl Zibechi http://www.cipamericas.org/archives/8271      The government of President José Mujica achieved its main objective when it proposed legalizing marijuana: to spark a broad national debate regarding drugs, prohibitionist policies, and the repressive…

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Zapatista News Summary for September 2012

SEPTEMBER 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Paramilitaries Cause Displacement from 2 Zapatista Communities: Comandate Abel and Union Hidalgo – On September 7, the Good Government Junta in the Caracol of Roberto Barrios denounced that paramilitaries invaded and fired…

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Celebration in Honor of the Zapatistas and All Indigenous Peoples

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Javier Sicilia Meets With Sheriff Arpaio

Sicilia Comes Face-to-Face with the Sheriff Labeled As Racist and Demands that He “Be More Human”   Javier Sicilia confronted Sheriff Joe Arpaio  Photo: Notimex From the Editors of La Jornada Phoenix, Arizona, August 16, 2012. In an unpublished meeting,…

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Community Forum on Mexico

Community Forum on Mexico Immigration * The Border            Drug War * Merida Initiative Mexico Peace Movement * Zapatistas * Thursday, July 12, 2012, 7:30 pm (Doors Open at 7 pm) Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists…

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Zapatista News Summary March 2012

MARCH 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. New Charge Against Zapatista Prisoner Halts Release – On March 28, the Good Government Junta in Oventik denounced the new federal charge against Francisco Santiz: “Carrying firearms for the exclusive use of…

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Pentagon’s Drug War Goes Mercenary

Pentagon’s War On Drugs Goes Mercenary 
  



By: Spencer Ackerman http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/drug-war-mercenary/  An obscure Pentagon office designed to curb the flow of illegal drugs has quietly evolved into a one-stop shop for private security contractors around the world, soliciting deals worth over…

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More Than 20 NGOs Join Caravan for Peace and Demand Attention to the Southern Border

Para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/09/13/politica/012n1pol More than 20 NGOs Join the Caravan for Peace and Demand Attention to the Southern Border ** Since three presidential terms ago the region confronts repression as a system, they denounce ** Civil organizations strongly urge…

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