Chiapas Support Committee


They warn UNESCO about damage from Maya Train

The Maya Train Project will connect on the same route 6 assets inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the pre-Hispanic city and national park of Palenque, the fortified historical city of Campeche, the pre-Hispanic city of Uxmal, the pre-Hispanic…

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Judge orders definitive suspension of work on Section 5 of the Maya Train

By: Patricia Vázquez Correspondent and La Jornada Maya In a hearing held last May 27, the first district court of Yucatán ordered the definitive suspension of work on Section 5 South of the Maya Train, from Playa del Carmen to…

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Why we oppose the Maya Train

By: Gilberto López y Rivas On April 19, a letter titled “Why we oppose the Maya Train” was delivered to the President of the Republic, signed by more than 300 researchers of diverse disciplines, who self-define as follows: “We are…

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The Zapatista delegation set sail for Europe on Sunday in La Montaña

The departure of the ship with a German flag yesterday raised great expectation in Isla Mujeres. Photo: Víctor Camacho By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista delegation named the 421st Squadron, made up of four women,…

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The Maya Train could put biosphere reserves at risk

By: Angélica Enciso L. and Fernando Camacho Calakmul, in Campeche, because of its continuous extension of vegetation, is the second most important rainforest reserve of tropical America, after the Amazon. The Sian Ka’an area, in Quintana Roo, shelters a system…

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