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Indigenous peoples will suffer more damage from the virus

By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez Los de Abajo Added to oblivion and marginalization, indigenous communities will resent even more the effects of the virus that invades the entire world. Hugo López-Gatell, undersecretary of Prevention and Promotion of Health, has been clear:…

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Necropolitics, collapse and the coronavirus

By: Gilberto López Y Rivas Two new events went unnoticed in the media, saturated as they are around the Covid-19, which has impacted the lives of millions of people in the world, demonstrating, even more than the effects of that…

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Santa María Ostula, mining and organized crime

By: Luis Hernández Navarro On the Michoacán coast, the territory and natural resources of Santa María de Ostula community are in dispute. It’s literally a struggle for life and death in which the comuneros defend their land and their habitat…

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CNI-CIG Denunciation regarding the harassment of CNI Chiapas compañeros

March 7, 2020 To the People of Mexico: To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion: To the National and International Sexta: To the Communications Media: To the Human Rights Organisms: To the Organizations in Defense of Territory and Mother Earth:…

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Panic Buying in San Cristóbal de Las Casas shopping areas

By: Félix Camas  San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Given the evident presence of Coronavirus infections in the state of Chiapas, self-service stores, supermarkets and commercial chains, as well as in the public plazas of this city, are taking all…

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Because of Coronavirus, the EZLN Closes the Caracoles and Calls to not Abandon Current Struggles

March 16, 2020 To the people of Mexico: To the peoples of the world: To the National Indigenous Congress – Indigenous Governing Council To the national and international Sixth: To the networks of resistance and rebellion: Sisters and brothers: Compañeros,…

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“The macho government dies”; Zapatista women demand justice for femicides

By: Isaín Mandujano With the demand of “the macho government dies,” thousands of Zapatista rebel indigenous women with candle in hand, woke up early in the 12 Caracoles to add their voices today, to the thousands of women who yesterday…

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The Maya Train, development and State presence

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The poverty and precariousness in which the communities and inhabitants of the Yucatan Peninsula live is not the product of their supposed isolation from the global market. There has been no such thing for more than…

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We Don’t Need Permission to Fight for Life, Zapatista Women Join the March 9 National Strike

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY, MEXICO March 1, 2020 To: Women who struggle in Mexico and around the world From: The Zapatista indigenous women of the EZLN Compañera and sister: We greet you in the name of all of the Zapatista…

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Zapatistas will join the women’s protests of March 8 and 9

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Women commanders and coordinators of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) reported that women from that grouping will join the protests and strike programmed for March…

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