Chiapas Support Committee

Category: San Manuel


The EZLN inaugurates new government centers

By: Angeles Mariscal In the Jungle zone of Chiapas, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) inaugurated with a celebration that their leaders attended, among them Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano -before Marcos-, two of the seven new “Caracoles”…

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EZLN creates seven new Caracols

[A new communiqué from the CCRI-CG of the EZLN was just released in Spanish (link below). This is a translation of a report on the communiqué in La Jornada with a list of the new Caracols and autonomous municipalities. This…

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Chiapas movement denounces megaprojects

[Below is a denunciation written by people of faith opposed to the government’s “development” plans for Eastern Chiapas because they will cause displacement of indigenous communities and harm to the environment and public health.] Movement in Defense of Life and…

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New paramilitary attack in San Manuel, La Garrucha

New paramilitary Attack in the Caracol of Resistance Toward a New Dawn, La Garrucha ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO June 25, 2015 To the National and International Sixth: As we know, the bad governments are combining frauds with violence. Whether…

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La Garrucha denounces paramilitary acts in San Manuel

CARACOL OF RESISTANCE
 TOWARDS A NEW DAWN Path of the Future Good Government Junta,* La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico May 11, 2015 WE DENOUNCE PUBLICLY To public opinion: To the communications media, alternative, autonomous or whatever you call them: To the national…

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Mexico’s Southern Border Mix

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Anatomy of a paramilitary attack on the Zapatistas

ANATOMY OF A PARAMILITARY ATTACK: A REPORT FROM SAN MANUEL By: Mary Ann Tenuto-Sánchez “Manuel Velasco state paramilitary chief, Enrique Peña Nieto supreme paramilitary chief” That’s what the letrero (hand-painted sign) says in front of the Zapatista bodega at the Cuxuljá…

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Zapatista News Summary – August 2014

AUGUST 2014 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Zapatista Exchange (Sharing) with the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) – The Zapatistas held an “exchange” (sharing) with the National Indigenous Congress (CNI, its initials in Spanish) in La Realidad between August 4…

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URGENT: More Zapatistas displaced in San Manuel

FRAYBA DENOUNCES MORE DEATH THREATS AND DISPLACEMENTS IN SAN MANUEL (UPDATED) [Please sign on to a trusted Mexican Human Rights Network’s letter to the bad governments about the attacks in San Manuel.] http://www.redtdt.org.mx/d_acciones/d_visual.php?id_accion=358  We are “on alert” and very concerned about…

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32 Zapatistas displaced in San Manuel

[San Manuel is the autonomous Zapatista municipality (municipio) with which we, the Chiapas Support Committee, have had a partnership (hermanamiento) for the last 12 years.] FRAYBA: ZAPATISTAS DISPLACED FACING RISK OF ATTACK San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, August 
4,…

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