Chiapas Support Committee


They discover a stucco head more than 1,300 years old in Palenque

By: Susana D. Zamorano The finding of the first three-dimensional representation of the corn deity, in the archaeological zone of Palenque, Chiapas, a piece that is more than 1,300 years old, was announced this Tuesday by the National Institute of…

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Indigenous communities meet in Chiapas about super-highway

LOS LLANOS OF LOS ALTOS, CHIAPAS ADDS ITS REJECTION OF THE SC-PALENQUE SUPER-HIGHWAY AND EXTENDS INVITATION Los Llanos Ejido, San Cristobal de Las Casas, adds itself to the resistance against construction of the Super-Highway, and extends an invitation to know…

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Chiapas: militarization and looting threaten Indigenous

Below is an interview with Victor Hugo López, Director of the Frayba Human Rights Center in Chiapas. It gives a good overview of the current situation the Indigenous Peoples are facing. CHIAPAS: MILITARIZATION AND LOOTING THREATEN INDIGENOUS By: Nancy Flores…

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The Plan Puebla-Panama Is Changing Chiapas

[This article has been updated to reflect the opening of the Palenque International Airport and an additional murder in the Agua Azul region (Juan Carlos Gómez Silvano), which is reported in the post below this*]  THE PLAN PUEBLA-PANAMA IS CHANGING…

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Sicilia Caravan Leaves Chiapas

Para leer en español: Sicilia Caravan Ends Visit to Chiapas; They Ask That the INM (Migra) Disappear ** They demand that “Felipe Calderón’s war end” By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy Palenque, Chiapas, September 17, 2011. The Movement for Peace with Justice…

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