Chiapas Support Committee


The South Resists | El Sur Resiste: The caravan begins

By: Pie de Página Text: Arturo Contreras Camero Indigenous peoples from the territories affected by the megaprojects of the López Obrador government will tour the points of greatest conflict throughout six southeast Mexican states. Their objective is to unite their…

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Violence against the Indigenous Peoples

By: Francisco López Bárcenas Popular predictions at the beginning of the year announced that January would bring storms, but few imagined the magnitude of them. The violence against indigenous peoples in this first month of 2023 has acquired such dimension…

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The “national security” declaration for the Maya Train favors the violation of human rights

The “national security” declaration for the Maya Train [1] “has the potential to allow that human rights abuses” are maintained, and “also undermines the purpose of inclusive and sustainable social and economic development,” said the chair of the UN Working…

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They warn UNESCO about damage from Maya Train

The Maya Train Project will connect on the same route 6 assets inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the pre-Hispanic city and national park of Palenque, the fortified historical city of Campeche, the pre-Hispanic city of Uxmal, the pre-Hispanic…

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Judge orders definitive suspension of work on Section 5 of the Maya Train

By: Patricia Vázquez Correspondent and La Jornada Maya In a hearing held last May 27, the first district court of Yucatán ordered the definitive suspension of work on Section 5 South of the Maya Train, from Playa del Carmen to…

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Maya Train: judge ordered the provisional suspension of construction on Section 5 south

The claim for amparo, filed by a group of divers, points to the absence of an environmental impact statement Infobae Newsroom April 19, 2022 A judge in the state of Yucatán granted the provisional suspension of Section 5 south of…

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