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Schedule for the Indigenous Governing Council Tour in Chiapas

Schedule for the Indigenous Governing Council Tour in Chiapas, October 14-19, 2017 September 2017 To the National Indigenous Congress: To the original peoples of Chiapas and Mexico: To the Chiapan and Mexican people: To the free, alternative, autonomous, or whatever-you-call-them…

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A call to support the earthquake victims of Chiapas with tenderness

A note from the Chiapas Support Committee: We are asking you to make a donation to help the people who endured an 8.2-magnitude earthquake in Chiapas. The earthquake destroyed communities and created thousands of people who are now homeless. “Solidarity…

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A mirror of the dispossession before the numbers dance

  By: Magdalena Gómez The fifth government Report offered no surprises, except that it grouped five years together rather than one, as appropriate. No doubt the numbers were important and, faced with that, I chose to look for the indigenous…

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CNI comunicado on the earthquake in Chiapas and Oaxaca

CNI Comunicado for solidarity with the peoples affected by the earthquake and denouncing the continuity of capitalist dispossession To the National and International Sixth To the free communications media To the people of Mexico The indigenous peoples, nations, tribes and…

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Popolucas, Nahuas and Mestizos organize in Veracruz

 INDIGENOUS REGIONAL MOVEMENT IN DEFENSE AND RESPECT FOR LIFE FIRST REGIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DEFENSE OF TERRITORY AND THE RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLES OF THE SIERRA OF SANTA MARTA Soteapan, Veracruz, August 27, 2017 COMUNICADO The Popoluca, Nahua and Mestizo…

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The other face of the war

By: Gustavo Esteva There is immense cynicism, ignorance or incompetence in the Mexican government and in the government of Trump. But it’s not just that. It’s also a perverse operation. Social polarization in the United States was always there. But,…

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On selective structural impunity

By: Magdalena Gómez We certainly don’t have good accounts in the application of the constitutional reforms in matters of justice, as the report “From paper to practice,” elaborated by the Centro Pro, the Mexican Institute on Human Rights and Democracy…

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They release the police that residents retained after Peña’s visit to Chiapas

By: Isaín Mandujano CHIAPA DE CORZO, Chiapas (apro) In the early morning hours of this Tuesday, residents of Chiapa de Corzo released the seven federal police that were retained after a clash between demonstrators and police agents, within the context…

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The Hour for Our Peoples to Flourish Has Arrived


ANOTHER STEP FORWARD A Joint communiqué from the National Indigenous Congress and the Sixth Commission of the EZLN greeting the first members of the civil association, “The Hour for Our Peoples to Flourish Has Arrived.” This is a required legal…

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“Chinga tu madre Peña Nieto…” Zapatistas in the five Caracoles

By: Isaín Mandujano The Zapatista CompArte Festival concluded Saturday with the slogan “Chinga tu madre Peña Nieto… and you too, Donald Trump,” indigenous of the five regions where the support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) are grouped…

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