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The Zapatistas will set sail for Europe

By: Luis Hernández Navarro In July, August, September and October of this year, a delegation of the Mexico below will travel to Europe. The EZLN, the National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Government Council and the Peoples Front in Defense of Water and…

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Modevite rejects National Guard barracks and SCLC-Palenque superhighway

By: Elio Henríquez Tuesday, January 5, 2021 https://www.jornada.com.mx/2021/01/05/estados/022n1est San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Yesterday, members of the Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite) placed hand-painted signs in the municipality of Cancuc to express their rejection to constructing…

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 Part One: A DECLARATION…

FOR LIFE January 1st, 2021 TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD: TO PEOPLE FIGHTING IN EUROPE: BROTHERS, SISTERS AND COMPAÑER@S: During these previous months, we have established contact between us by various means. We are women, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender,…

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López Obrador wants the Armed Forces to operate the Maya Train

They would also take charge of new airports, he says From the Editors The federal government will seek that the Armed Forces are placed in charge of a State company that will have the objective of heading up the administration…

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EZLN builds rafts to go to Europe

EZLN builds rafts to go to Europe and ‘share their experience with self-government’ By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) Members of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) began to build and test their first…

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PART THREE: THE MISSION

By: Subcomandante Galeano How Defensa Zapatista tried to explain Zapatismo’s mission and other happy reasoning to Esperanza   “All right, I’m going to explain something very important to you. But don’t take notes—just keep it in your head. You might…

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The terror in Chiapas communities doesn’t stop: Red TDT

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas Upon concluding a three-day tour through communities of the North, Highlands and Coast of Chiapas, members of the Civil Observation Mission, composed of organizations belonging to the All Rights for Everyone…

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The Maya Train is leveling in Palenque

By: Ángeles Mariscal  Palenque, Chiapas. “Right of way” became the words most feared by the residents who are settled along the 232 kilometers of what is known as the First Section of the Maya Train (Tren Maya). Those words are…

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Chenalhó Paramilitaries injure Aldama resident with gunshots, the mayor denounces

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Yesterday, members of “paramilitary-style armed groups” in Santa Martha, Chenalhó, shot and injured an inhabitant of Aldama, Mayor Adolfo López Gómez reported. “Andrés Jiménez Pérez, 39, a native of San Pedro…

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November in Aldama

By: Luis Hernández Navarro In November, the coffee trees of Aldama, Chiapas, wear red. The aromatic cherries reach their optimum maturity. Right then, growers must collect the beans by hand, one by one, leaving the green ones for later. If…

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