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Displaced return to Chavajebal

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas The more than 1,700 indigenous people displaced from the community of Chavajebal, El Bosque municipality, for fear of being attacked by an armed group, returned to their homes this Saturday, after…

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Invitation to the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising and to a Gathering of Networks

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY
 MEXICO November 17, 2018 To the individuals, groups, collectives and organizations of the CIG Support Networks: To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion or whatever they’re called: To the National and International Sixth: Considering that: It’s…

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EZLN bases of support are in forced displacement

SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS DENOUNCE: EZLN BASES OF SUPPORT ARE IN FORCED DISPLACEMENT Organizations and civil society collectives denounce escalation of generalized violence provoked in the Highlands (los Altos) of Chiapas. Faced with the indifference and inability at all levels of government, the…

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Zapatistas render homage to Gael García Bernal in the Caracol of Our Lives Film Festival

 By the Editors On the second day of the Puy ta Cuxlejaltic (Caracol of Our Lives) Film Festival in the Caracol of Oventic, rendered homage to Gael García Bernal, Pamela Yates, Ilsa Salas, Marta Ferrer, Rocío Martínez Ts’ujul, Concepción Suárez and Inti Cordera,…

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EZLN: “At least 4,000 masked people” at the initiation of the “Caracol of our Life” Film Festival

Chiapas, Mexico, November 1, 2018 Today begins the film festival: “Puy Ta Cuxlejaltic” (Caracol of our Lives), whose first edition will be held in the Zapatista Caracol of Oventik, in the mountains of the Mexican Southeast (with alternate projections in…

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Migrant caravan breaks through Mexico’s fence

By: Rodrigo Soberanes Tecún Umán, Guatemala And when she opened her eyes, she thought she was in Mexico. When the young Honduran woman, who had fainted, opened her eyes, Mexico was now within her reach because the Migrant Caravan was breaking…

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EZLN: Declaration from the 2nd National Assembly of the CNI-CIG

DECLARATION FROM THE SECOND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS AND THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNING COUNCIL To the Support Networks of the Indigenous Governing Council: To the National and International Sixth: To the peoples of Mexico and the world: Sisters,…

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Zapatistas and Indigenous peoples mark distance from López Obrador

By: Isaín Mandujano SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS (apro) The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Indigenous Government Council (CIG) agreed this weekend to realize a consultation with each and every one of the…

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An invitation to: “The Impossible Movie Theater”

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY Sixth Commission of the EZLN Mexico En español: http://enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/2018/10/04/una-invitacion-a-el-cine-imposible-comision-sexta-del-ezln-octubre-del-2018/ October 2018 To the persons, groups, collectives and organizations of the national and international Sixth: To the support networks for the Indigenous Governing Council: To those for whom…

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Fulfill the San Andrés Accords?

By: Gilberto López y Rivas It has become commonplace in the discourse of the political class, when talking about the original peoples, to repeat like a magic spell: “Fulfill the San Andrés Accords!” If this were truly one of the…

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