Chiapas Support Committee


Armed group loots barite in Chicomuselo and threatens residents

By: Elio Henríquez, CorrespondentSan Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas Unidentified individuals began to remove, with the support of armed men, barite extracted a few years ago by the Canadian company BlackFire Exploration Mexico from a mine located in the Grecia…

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In Chicomuselo, they march against armed groups that impose mining

Hundreds of people marched in Chicomuselo to demand an end to the violence and a halt to paramilitary groups that seek to impose mining in the region. By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) Hundreds of men, women and children…

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Threat of mining activities without prior consultation in Chicomuselo, Chiapas

By: Chiapas Paralelo The Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite), expresses its concern faced with the context of insecurity and violence given the latent threat of reactivating mining activities in the municipality of Chicomuselo, Chiapas, originating from the…

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