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Indigenous peoples reject the Maya Train, the Trans-Isthmus Corridor and exploitation of water

By: Chiapas Paralelo Different Chiapas indigenous organizations met in the “First Regional Gathering in Defense of Water Agua and Mother Earth” held in Chilón, for the purpose of expressing their indigenous resistance to the colonial invasion, and, at the same…

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Since the start of 4T, repression against indigenous peoples increased, Marichuy denounces in Spain

By: Armando G. Tejeda Madrid María de Jesús Patricio, Marichuy, is on tour through Basque and Spanish cities with the charge from the National Indigenous Congress (Congreso Nacional Indígena, CNI) of denouncing the “increase in repression, murders and harassment” against…

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Mexico, trapped between the migrant flow and US policy

African migrants protest during UN visit The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited Mexico during the latter part of September to observe the situation of migrants and asylum seekers. Interviewed prior to leaving Mexico, Grandi viewed Mexico…

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Conflict grows in Chiapas over sociopolitical fights and insecurity

By: Hermann Bellinghausen San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas Municipal presidencies closed or looted, municipal councils (substitutes for the elected government) in localities where some significant political assassination has occurred (Oxchuc, Amatán, Arriaga, Chalchihuitán) and there is a dispute for…

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The History of Dolores Hidalgo, according to Marcos

[In August 2005, the community of Dolores Hidalgo, now one of the EZLN’s new caracoles, hosted a preparatory meeting for the Other Campaign. The late figure of SCI Marcos gave an opening speech that included the words below.] Compañeros and…

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Conservatism and the anticapitalist left

By: Gilberto López y Rivas Given the repeated use of the terms “conservative” or “conservatism” to identify the anticapitalist left, branded as “radical” by opinion writers that boldly defend the current government, it’s necessary specify their multiple meanings, which today…

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They broke the siege and extended their autonomous territory!

 By: Gilberto López y Rivas On August 17, 2019, the insurgent subcomandante Moisés, spokesman of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), published a historic communique in which this organization is accountable to the CNI-CIG, its spokeswoman, organizations, collective groups…

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INVITATION TO THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL GATHERING OF WOMEN WHO STRUGGLE

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO September 2019 To women who struggle all over the world: Sister, compañera, woman in struggle: We send you greetings, from the indigenous and Zapatista women that we are. Perhaps you remember that at our First…

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The Zapatistas announce a gathering of women who struggle

THE EZLN CONVOKES A GATHERING  IN DEFENSE OF WOMEN By; Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) convoked the second International Gathering of Women who Struggle, to be…

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From the Notebook of the Cat-Dog:

Preparations for the Puy Ta Cuxlejaltic Film Festival, a CompArte Focused on Dance, and the Second International Gathering of Women who Struggle Twenty-six years ago, in 1993, the Zapatista women wrote the “Women’s Revolutionary Law.” In one of the articles…

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