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Indigenous communities stop work on the Maya Train

By: Luis A. Boffil, Lorenzo Chim, César Arellano and Julio Reyna The Indigenous and Popular Regional Council of Xpujil (Cripx) reported yesterday that indigenous communities belonging to the Peninsular Maya and Chol peoples, settled in Xpujil, municipality of Calakmul, Campeche,…

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Racism and anti-Zapatista fallacies

By: Gilberto López y Rivas This beginning of the year has been marked by an intensification –in social networks and communications media– of the campaign of lies, fibs or fake news against the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de…

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The EZLN is now a major adversary for AMLO

By: Laura Castellanos* January 7, 2020 at 11:04 PM EST The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) completed 26 years since its January 1, 1994 Uprising, in the midst of an expansive process and one of radicalization…

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They denounce the presence of US agents at Mexico’s Southern Border

Over the weekend of January 18-19, a new Migrant Caravan of roughly 2,000 Honduran migrants arrived at the Mexico-Guatemala border and made mostly unsuccessful attempts to enter Mexico from Tecún Uman, Guatemala. On Monday, Mexico’s immigration police and National Guard…

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The Snail’s walk

By: Raúl Romero* On August 17, 2019, the EZLN announced the end of the “Samir Flores Vive” campaign with which it went on the offensive and extended “the word and action of resistance and rebellion.” As a result of this,…

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Train wreck in the Mexican Southeast

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Months ago, in May 2019, the federal and state governments inaugurated the Wind Energy Park of the South and also the Architect Ignacio Chávez and the José Eduardo Ramírez Briseño electricity substations on the Isthmus of…

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United Nations-HR says: Maya Train consultation deficient

By: Ana Langner The process of indigenous consultation about the Maya Train has not complied with all the international standards in the matter, the Mexico Office of the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights (UN-HR) warned. As an observer…

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EZLN warns AMLO: they will defend their territory against megaprojects

By: Angeles Mariscal The EZLN reiterated its position versus government policies that imply extractive projects and warned that they will defend their territory. It called for strengthening models based on self-determination and the knowledge of the original peoples. One year…

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INVITATION TO DAYS OF ACTION IN DEFENSE OF TERRITORY AND MOTHER EARTH

 
“WE ARE ALL SAMIR” SISTERS AND BROTHERS OF MEXICO AND THE WORLD: First: Today more than ever, capitalism grows through war and the ongoing dispossession of all forms of life. The bad governments and the big capitalist businesses, all of…

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Zapatistas call to confront the “Fourth Annihilation” with the exercise of autonomies

By: Isaín Mandujano San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas The indigenous Zapatista bases of support of the Zapatista National liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) and of Mexico warned today that they will continue resisting in the new era…

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