Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico’s Social Movements


Farewell ceremony of Sub Marcos

THE FAREWELL CEREMONY OF SUB MARCOS By: Luis Hernández Navarro   Nothing is lost. All is transformed. The public reappearance and farewell of Subcomandante Marcos marks the end of an epoch in the Zapatista struggle. For a little more than…

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EZLN Governs 250,000 Indigenous Mexicans

EZLN Governs 250,000 Indigenous Mexicans Over the course of twenty years, the Zapatista insurgents have founded schools, hospitals, coffee exporting cooperatives, and even banks. Their model has also inspired the growth of community police forces, forest guards, and resistance movements…

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Indigenous File Lawsuit Against San Cristóbal-Palenque Toll Road

Tzotziles file suit for injunction against the San Cristóbal-Palenque Toll Road ** The sixth district court in Tuxtla Gutiérrez admitted it (the lawsuit) on January 13 By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy Los Llanos, Chiapas, January 14, 2014 The Tzotzil community of…

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Pablo González Casanova: indigenous communities are redefining the world

González Casanova: the original communities are redefining the world  ** They contribute a national and universal perspective, the former UNAM rector points out [Above: Pablo González Casanova, during the Course in Research and Education about Sustainable Development, which he is…

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Resumen de noticias sobre los zapatistas – Septiembre de 2013

SEPTIEMBRE DE 2013 – RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS  SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. Corte Niega la Libertad a Alberto Patishtán – La resolución sobre el reconocimiento de inocencia de Alberto Patishtán salió el 12 de septiembre, pero no era lo…

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Zapatista News Summary – September 2013

 SEPTEMBER 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Court Denies Freedom to Alberto Patishtán – The long-awaited decision regarding Alberto Patishtán’s appeal for a recognition of his innocence came on September 12, but it wasn’t what he hoped for. A…

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Mexican Uprising Deepens

THE MEXICAN UPRISING DEEPENS         By Admin | Published September 20, 2013 Less than one year after taking office, the administration of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faces serious challenges to its core policies. Leading the opposition…

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Albert Patishtán Denied Freedom

[This Thursday (September 12), a Mexican Court rejected  Alberto Patishtán’s appeal for a recognition of innocence. The article below appeared the next day in the Opinion section of La Jornada.] ALBERTO PATISHTÁN: MESSAGE from the STATE By: Luis Hernández Navarro…

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Los de abajo: Indigenous Dispossession

DISPOSSESSION of INDIGENOUS PEOPLES                                                        By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez The Indian Peoples of Mexico…

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EZLN and CNI In Solidarity with the Yaqui Tribe

Communiqué of the CCRI-CG of the EZLN and the National Indigenous Congress in Solidarity with the Yaqui Tribe To the Yaqui Tribe,                                    …

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