Chiapas Support Committee


A Municipal agent, his daughter and son disappear, 300 meters from a military post in Chiapas

By: Isaín Mandujano In the ejido Sinaloa, municipality of Frontera Comalapa, fear is lived, terror is breathed. irst it was the Ejidal Commissioner, Rolando Rodríguez Molares kidnapped and disappeared in September 2022; seven months later they came for the municipal…

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Frontera Comalapa: A new armed group rises against the CJNJ and an Update

According to a video translated by Borderland Beat, “a new armed group has emerged in a video in the Chiapas municipality of Frontera Comalapa, Chiapas. Within this broadcast they claim to defend indigenous citizens from extortion by an opposing cartel….

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Criminal groups displace residents from the Lacandón Jungle

By: Ángeles Mariscal [1] On December 16, 2021, the Velasco family was expelled from Nueva Palestina community, the largest community in the Lacandón Jungle [2], Months before, the family’s father, Versaín Velasco García, had denounced the impact that groups linked to trafficking drugs,…

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Cartels arrive in the Lacandon: “It’s the worst time in the Jungle,” residents point out

This may be the first journalistic report of drug cartels murdering jungle residents, taking over a community and causing forced displacements. By: Ángeles Mariscal They take possession of landing strips in the area Chiapas – In the Lacandón Jungle, located…

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