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Chiapas earthquake victims claim abandonment by federal and state authorities

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) One year after the 8.2-magnitude earthquake in Chiapas, there are only deception and protests, serious violations of the right to dignified housing, threats to block roads and international border bridges. Friday, September 7,…

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They demand cancellation of Santo Domingo Hydroelectric project

More than 800 people met on Tuesday, September 4, in the community of Amparo Agua Tinta, municipality of Las Margaritas, Chiapas, to participate in the first “Forum against hydroelectric dams in the border region,” in which they analyzed the problem…

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Governors offer AMLO support for the Maya Train project

  By: Alma E. Muñoz Palenque, Chiapas President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador received support from the governors of the southeast states for executing the Maya Train [1] project in the region, thus detonating its development. With this work, which will…

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The Last Honeybun in the Mountains of Southeastern Mexico

  By: Sup Galeano (The story presented at the close of “CompARTE for Life and Freedom 2018,” in Morelia, Caracol “Whirlwind of our Words,” mountains of the Mexican Southeast.) It may have been a string of random events, without any…

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Who is Alfonso Romo?

ALFONSO ROMO By: Luis Hernández Navarro It’s not just a smile for the photo. No. The gesture of satisfaction that is seen on the face of Alfonso Romo in Agromod is genuine. It’s the sign of the winner. He is…

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EZLN: 300: Part 3: A Challenge, Real Autonomy, An Answer, Multiple Proposals, and a Few Anecdotes about the Number 300

300. Third and last Part: A Challenge, Real Autonomy, An Answer, Multiple Proposals, and a Few Anecdotes about the Number 300 So what’s next? We’ll have to swim against the current, but that’s nothing new for us Zapatistas. We want…

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EZLN: 300, Part I: A Plantation, a World, a War, a Few Probabilities Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, SupGaleano

Words of the EZLN’s Sixth Commission at the Gathering of Support Networks for the Indigenous Governing Council (CIG) and its spokeswoman (Expanded version) Given time restrictions, we were unable to present these thoughts in full during the gathering. We promised…

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AMLO announces an expansion of the Maya Train project

By: Enrique Méndez and Nestor Jiménez President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the expansion of the project for the Maya Train, which pass through the states of Yucatán and Campeche, besides those of Tabasco, Chiapas and Quintana Roo on a…

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Galeano: AMLO’s projects will destroy indigenous territories

By: Sandra Gayou La Jornada Maya  Caracol of Morelia, Chiapas “The government chose from the four candidates the one that is more right-wing,” Subcomandante Galeano, of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) pointed out upon…

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After 15 years of the Caracoles and JBGs, “Zapatista Hope” continues

Altamirano, Chiapas, August 9, 2018 The smiles of the grandparents, the reflection of the women, the curious looks of the children are images that stand out at the Zapatista CompArte Festival 2018. “Our Caracoles are flourishing.” “Our struggle is not…

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