Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico’s Social Movements


Educational reform and the Fourth Transformation

By: Luis Hernández Navarro There will be no deep social transformation in Mexico on the margins of the teaching profession. Even less against them. There will be no Fourth Transformation (4T) or a new Mexican school if it is intended…

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Residents of San Juan Cancuc reject San Cristóbal-Palenque superhighway construction

By: Chiapas Paralelo  The Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite, its Spanish acronym) in San Juan Cancuc demonstrated a series of points in which they expressed their rejection of the realization of the superhighway project that goes from…

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Zapata’s grandchildren reinforce the struggle against the thermoelectric plant

By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez The consultation imposed by the federal Executive to start up the Huexca, Morelos thermoelectric plant, which forms part of the Morelos Integral Plan, the Nahua population responds with information caravans about the real dangers that the…

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EZLN and CNI-CIG on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec referendum

COMMUNIQUE FROM THE CNI-CIG AND THE EZLN: Another Simulated Referendum to Justify Megaproject Development on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec To the people of Mexico: To the people of the world: To the CIG Support Networks: To the Networks of Resistance…

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Provocations, infamy, apologies

[Admin: The EZLN and the CNI-CIG are focusing their joint resistances on the Morelos Integral Project (PIM). This article begins to explain why: Resistances to the PIM could be repeated with the Maya Train, the Tehuantepec dry canal (aka Trans-Isthmus…

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CNI-CIG-EZLN: A Call to Days of Struggle

  CONVOCATION OF THE DAYS OF STRUGGLE “ZAPATA LIVES, SAMIR LIVES, THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES” 100 YEARS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF GENERAL EMILIANO ZAPATA SALAZAR Considering that the neoliberal regime killed our brother Samir Flores Soberanes; we don’t know if it…

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CNI-CIG-EZLN Statement: SAMIR LIVES, THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES!

STATEMENT OF THE THIRD NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS, THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNMENT COUNCIL AND THE EZLN To the peoples of the world To the organizations and collectives in resistance and rebellion To the networks of resistance and rebellion…

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The National Indigenous Congress: balances and challenges

By: Magdalena Gómez Last weekend the third assembly of the National Indigenous Congress and the Indigenous Government Council (CNI-CIG) was held in Mexico City with 288 participants, among delegates, councilors and invitees, to carry out an evaluation of the peoples…

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Chiapas teachers declare they are “in resistance and rebellion”

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas Teachers from Local 7 of the National Education Workers Union (SNTE), adhered to the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE), in Chiapas, declared themselves: “in rebellion and disobedience” as long as…

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Raúl Zibechi: “What the progressive governments have done is deepen capitalism” part 2

–What does the arrival of López Obrador represent for the American continent? -I would like to say that it represents something for the region, but I don’t think that it represents anything, because from the point of view of Latin…

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