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The Maya Train will destroy the last lung of the Mexican Southeast

 By: Chiapas Paralelo and León Ávila León Enrique Ávila, a professor at the Intercultural University of Chiapas (UNICH, its Spanish acronym) indicated that the “Tren Maya” {Maya Train) project that will run through 5 states of the country will imply…

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Displaced return to Chavajebal

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas The more than 1,700 indigenous people displaced from the community of Chavajebal, El Bosque municipality, for fear of being attacked by an armed group, returned to their homes this Saturday, after…

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Indigenous groups reject Maya Train (Tren Maya) plan and vote

By: Luis A. Boffil Gómez Mérida, Yucatán More than 80 indigenous groupings are opposed to the Tren Maya (Maya Train) that president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador promotes, because they consider that it will not bring and benefits for the zone’s…

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EZLN, CNI-CIG Communiqué to the Mapuche people

Communiqué: To the Mapuche people To the Chilean people To the original peoples of America To the International Sixth Brothers and sisters of the dignified Mapuche people, The pueblos, nations, tribes and neighborhoods that make up the National Indigenous Congress…

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Invitation to the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising and to a Gathering of Networks

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY
 MEXICO November 17, 2018 To the individuals, groups, collectives and organizations of the CIG Support Networks: To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion or whatever they’re called: To the National and International Sixth: Considering that: It’s…

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EZLN bases of support are in forced displacement

SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS DENOUNCE: EZLN BASES OF SUPPORT ARE IN FORCED DISPLACEMENT Organizations and civil society collectives denounce escalation of generalized violence provoked in the Highlands (los Altos) of Chiapas. Faced with the indifference and inability at all levels of government, the…

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Chomsky: Central Americans flee from horror the US created

From the Editorial Staff Members of the Migrant Caravan are fleeing from the misery and the horrors the United States created, the linguist, philosopher and political scientist Noam Chomsky pointed out in an interview with Democracy Now, in which he…

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Zapatistas render homage to Gael García Bernal in the Caracol of Our Lives Film Festival

 By the Editors On the second day of the Puy ta Cuxlejaltic (Caracol of Our Lives) Film Festival in the Caracol of Oventic, rendered homage to Gael García Bernal, Pamela Yates, Ilsa Salas, Marta Ferrer, Rocío Martínez Ts’ujul, Concepción Suárez and Inti Cordera,…

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EZLN: “At least 4,000 masked people” at the initiation of the “Caracol of our Life” Film Festival

Chiapas, Mexico, November 1, 2018 Today begins the film festival: “Puy Ta Cuxlejaltic” (Caracol of our Lives), whose first edition will be held in the Zapatista Caracol of Oventik, in the mountains of the Mexican Southeast (with alternate projections in…

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The new Honduran exodus

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Honduras, wrote Gregorio Selser, is a republic rented to the empire; it is the United States aircraft carrier in Central America. Today it is also a flagship of the continental narco-politics that carries water. The thousands…

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