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Militarization in Mexico Advances with a Red Zone in the South-Southeast

By: Eugenia Lopez Translated by El Enemigo Común Militarism in Mexico is increasing. President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, along with the commander of the National Guard Luis Ramirez Bucio, at an August 13th press conference shared a document titled “The…

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Consultation for the Maya Train will start December 14

By: Chiapas Paralelo * It will be the National Tourism Fund and the Secretary of the Treasury who will analyze the final cost, but it is estimated that the figure will be between 120 and 150 billion pesos. It’s worth remembering…

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Invitation to a Gathering in Defense of Territory and Mother Earth

To the peoples of Mexico and of the world: To the national and international Sixth: To the CIG support networks: To the press: Capitalism is a world economic system that has, since its birth, operated against human life and our…

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Detention of migrant children will set a record

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) expressed to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) the lack of protection and attention to child and adolescent migrants and warns that this year the number of detentions of migrant children will set…

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Mexico’s historic rescue of Evo

Between Monday and Tuesday (November 11 and 12), in a scenario of more than 10 thousand kilometers, a political, diplomatic, technical and aeronautic feat took place that corroborated Mexico’s condition as a guarantor of the right of asylum: the rescue…

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36 years of clandestine life

  By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez Evaluating the 36 years of existence of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) it not an ideological issue, but rather an act of honesty. This November 17 marks 10 years…

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They demand breaking up the armed groups in Chenalhó

By: Isaín Mandujano From this community in the Chiapas Highlands, indigenous people from a dozen communities that experienced a massive displacement in 2017, today asked the state and federal government to break up the civilian armed groups that operate in…

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The Mexican government apologizes to indigenous women raped by the Army in 1994

 “THEY PUNISHED US TO PUNISH ZAPATISMO” By: Angeles Mariscal The soldiers recognized them, when on June 4, 1994, Ana, Beatriz and Cecilia González Pérez and their mother Delia Pérez attempted to cross the checkpoint that the Mexican Army put up…

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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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