Chiapas Support Committee


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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