Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico-U.S. Relations


Southeast Mexico for sale under US Embassy promotion

By: Renata Bessi In the last six months an agenda of work and meetings between the seven governors of south-southeast Mexico, federal government agencies, representatives of the governments of the United States and Canada, as well as companies from these…

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The United States: a violent neighbor

On the 2-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, as victims are still being laid to rest and remembered in Buffalo, and now another massacre in Texas, it seems worth reflecting how our neighbors in Mexico view these events….

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Farce and tragedy in the US

By: Miguel Tinker Salas* and Victor Silverman** A year ago, we wrote an essay entitled “Coup d’ etat in the US” that analyzed the dramatic events of January 6 and the taking of the Capitol in Washington by followers of…

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Call on the Mexican government to stop & disband paramilitary war on Zapatista & Indigenous communities

End the Paramilitary War on Zapatista and Indigenous Communities Stop all megaprojects and extractive industries on Zapatista and Indigenous territories Para leer la versión en español, haga clic aquí: Alto a la guerra paramilitar contra las comunidades indígenas y zapatistas…

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Amidst soldiers and cartels, academia examines the rising violence in the Southeast

Above Photo: Courtesy of Avispa Midia – With regard to the distribution of forces in national territory, the majority of General Coordination Units and personnel are found in the South and Southeast of the country. From: Editorial Staff: Yessica Morales…

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EVENTO HA SIDO CANCELADO CompArte: arte, cultura, música, poesía, zapatismo. 21 de agosto, Oakland

El Comité de Apoyo a Chiapas los invita al sexto festival anual CompArte Zapatista, El Festival Comunitario Emiliano Zapata. Se llevará a cabo el sábado 21 de agosto, 2021, en el parque de Peralta Hacienda, 2465 34th Avenue, Oakland, California….

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Trump: fuel on the fire

[A Mexican perspective on what’s happening in the US] A La Jornada Editorial Nothing could be more provocative in the uncontrolled US social scene than President Donald Trump’s announcement of launching the armed forces against what he called “domestic terrorism”…

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They denounce the presence of US agents at Mexico’s Southern Border

Over the weekend of January 18-19, a new Migrant Caravan of roughly 2,000 Honduran migrants arrived at the Mexico-Guatemala border and made mostly unsuccessful attempts to enter Mexico from Tecún Uman, Guatemala. On Monday, Mexico’s immigration police and National Guard…

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What is the gringos’ interest in Sonora: drugs or lithium?

By: Zosimo Camacho Will the United States soon stay on the sidelines of the world’s largest exploitation of lithium? Even when this deposit is a few kilometers beyond its southern border? Today, the largest lithium deposit on the planet in…

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Mexico, trapped between the migrant flow and US policy

African migrants protest during UN visit The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited Mexico during the latter part of September to observe the situation of migrants and asylum seekers. Interviewed prior to leaving Mexico, Grandi viewed Mexico…

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