Chiapas Support Committee


The Mayor of Oxchuc is removed and new municipal council elected

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas ( – The State Congress took away her constitutional protection (immunity from prosecution) and removed María Gloria Sánchez Gómez from her elected position as mayor of Oxchuc, and also removed her entire county council;…

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3 Dead in Oxchuc, Chiapas violence

THOUSANDS OF RESIDENTS DEMAND JUSTICE FOR THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE THAT DIED IN AN ARMED ATTACK IN OXCHUC By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) Thousands of indigenous Tzeltals of Oxchuc, demanded justice within the framework of a homage held this…

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Oxchuc rejects reinstating mayor

IN OXCHUC, THEY REJECT MARÍA GLORIA and the TEPJF DECISION THAT ORDERS HER RESTORED AS MAYOR By: Isaín Mandujano Oxchuc With a multitudinous mobilization, thousands of indigenous Tseltals of Oxchuc, rejected María Gloria Sánchez Gómez’ attempt this Wednesday to be…

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Tribunal orders the return of María Gloria as mayor of Oxchuc

By: Sandra de los Santos On Wednesday night, August 31, the Electoral Tribunal of the Judicial Power of the Federation (TEPJF) ordered María Gloria Sánchez restored to her constitutional position as municipal president of Oxchuc. The resolution in favor of María…

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Chiapas: Oxchuc expels political parties

OXCHUC EXPELS POLITICAL PARTIES and WILL NOW ELECT ITS AUTHORITIES WITH USES and CUSTOMS By: Isaín Mandujano Leaders of 105 Oxchuc communities agreed on the expulsion of the political parties from that municipio and from now on they will elect…

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