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Chiapas, endless violence

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Panic and anxiety. Those words sum up what thousands of residents of San Cristóbal de las Casas experienced for hours last June 12, when dozens of armed civilians, masked and wearing bulletproof vests, fired Kalashnikov and…

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“Calm” returns to San Cristóbal de Las Casas

By: Angeles Mariscal The booths in the Northern Market opened, children attended school, a market with typical sweets was installed on the central plaza and dozens of soldiers and police maintain searches and patrols. 24 hours after armed men hombres…

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The city taken, hours of terror in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas

By: Chiapas Paralelo For almost five hours they fired shots, burned vehicles, blocked streets, took control of part of San Cristóbal de Las Casas and, until the rain began, or they got fed up, they left without any authority showing…

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