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Farewell ceremony of Sub Marcos

THE FAREWELL CEREMONY OF SUB MARCOS By: Luis Hernández Navarro   Nothing is lost. All is transformed. The public reappearance and farewell of Subcomandante Marcos marks the end of an epoch in the Zapatista struggle. For a little more than…

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ARIC-ID and the Lacandóns paralyze Ocosingo

ARIC-ID AND THE LACANDÓNS “PARALYZE” OCOSINGO During the month of May, much attention was focused on Chiapas because of the La Realidad paramilitary attack in which Compañero Galeano was brutally murdered, as well as the subsequent homage to Galeano, the…

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Zapatista News Summary for May 2014

COMPAÑERO GALEANO MURDERED IN LA REALIDAD ATTACK; MARCOS DISAPPEARS AND BECOMES SCI “GALEANO” The assassination of José Luis Solís López (Compañero Galeano), the EZLN’s response, the national and international protests that followed, the day of homage and the disappearance of…

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Marcos: Between Light and Shadow

BETWEEN LIGHT AND SHADOW In La Realidad [Reality], Planet Earth May 2014 Compañera, compañeroa, compañero: Good evening, afternoon, or morning, whichever it may be in your geography, time, and way of being. Good very early morning. I would like to…

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Gustavo Esteva: La Realidad is ours

LA REALIDAD IS OURS By: Gustavo Esteva This Saturday we were able to see, with complete clarity, what that other politics is. The caravan from San Cristóbal, with dozens and dozens of vehicles of all sizes, was a serpent of…

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Marcos Announces His Disappearance

SUBCOMANDANTE MARCOS ANNOUNCES HIS DISAPPEARANCE At 2:08 AM this morning, Subcomandante Marcos announced that starting at that moment he ceases to exist. In a press conference before the free media that attended the homage to Galeano, the Zapatista assassinated in…

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Subcomandante Marcos at Homage to Galeano

SUBCOMANDANTE MARCOS REAPPEARS AT THE HOMAGE TO GALEANO IN LA REALIDAD ** Thousands participated in the ceremony; more data was given about the murder of the Votán ** Moisés reiterated that the EZLN’s struggle is peaceful: “If they provoke, we don’t” From the…

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Marcos: Fragments of La Realidad I

[The Zapatistas announce a homage to Compañero Galeano on May 24 in all Caracols.] FRAGMENTS OF LA REALIDAD I May 2014 The wee hours of the morning…it must be like 2 or 3 o’clock, who knows. It sounds like silence…

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EZLN: The Fighting lasted 12 Days; the struggle continues

A little Zapatista history… The Fighting Lasted 12 Days; the struggle continues ** 20 years after their Chiapas Uprising, the Zapatistas resist and reinvent themselves By: Hermann Bellinghausen San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, December 30, 2013 Against the versions…

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EZLN: Rewind 1- When the dead silently speak out

WHEN THE DEAD SILENTLY SPEAK OUT (Rewind 1)  (In which he reflects on those who are absent, biographies, narrates the first meeting of Durito with the Cat-Dog, and talks about other issues that are not on point; accordingly he will…

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