Chiapas Support Committee

Category: CNTE


González Casanova proposes an emancipatory and critical reform

By: Laura Poy Solano Facing a neoliberal globalization project that seeks to make education a “culture of servitude,” the ex rector of the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), Pablo González Casanova, exhorted the teachers to construct a real education…

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CNTE Chiapas: “The state sets the stage for repressing the teachers”

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, August 27. “The Mexican State sets the stage for openly repressing the teachers’ movement; therefore the government is realizing an atmosphere of lynching that generates a certain endorsement of police brutality in public opinion,” warn teachers adhered…

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CNTE Mega-march in Tuxtla

WITH A MEGA-MARCH IN TUXTLA, THE CNTE CHIAPAS RATIFIES THAT THE SCHOOL CYCLE DOESN’T START  “The school cycle ought to start today, but all the teachers are protesting here because of the government’s obstinacy,” said members of the National Coordinator…

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CNTE causes more economic damage that EZLN Uprising

ECONOMIC DAMAGE from the CNTE IS GREATER THAN THE ZAPATISTA UPRISING: Coparmex-Chiapas By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas The president of the Employers Confederation of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) in this state, Enoc Gutiérrez, said today that the economic damages…

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The children of Nochixtlán

By: Luis Hernández Navarro When the helicopter flew over Casa Xitla, in southern Mexico City, the children from Nochixtlán that are temporarily housed there run to hide, terrified. The sound of the iron bird over their heads revives the fear…

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What’s the government gambling on versus the CNTE’s demands?

By: biko Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas. Pozol. July 28, 2016. 75 days of occupation is not just anything. And, nevertheless, despite the respect that this long two and a half-month path of struggle deserves; the State just vacillates without offering serious…

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Governing ourselves

By: Gustavo Esteva Cornered in their alley, disconcerted and pathetic elected officials look for an exit from their impossible predicament: they cannot ignore/be unaware of, nor recognize their own disgrace, the fact that their “security forces” operated like bands of…

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EZLN: Open letter on the San Cristóbal attacks

OPEN LETTER ON THE AGGRESSIONS AGAINST THE PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT IN SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS, CHIAPAS ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY, MEXICO July 21, 2016 To the current governor and the other overseers of the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas: Ladies (ha)…

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Violent eviction of the CNTE from Chiapas occupation

[The EZLN has issued a statement on this violent eviction. We’ll post it as soon as the English translation is available. Meanwhile, here’s what happened.] VIOLENT EVICTION of the CNTE OCCUPATION in CHIAPAS; THEY REINFORCE IT AT NIGHT By: Elio…

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In Chiapas, thousands march in support of the CNTE

THOUSANDS of INDIGENOUS CATHOLICS MARCH IN SUPPORT of the CNTE IN CHIAPAS  By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas Thousands of Indigenous faithful from almost 50 parishes of the San Cristóbal de las Casas Diocese marched today (Monday) in the Chiapas…

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