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CNI-EZLN: Who dares to say it’s a bad fight?

By: Magdalena Gómez With that question on the first of January, the Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés emphasized the support of the EZLN to the agreements reached in the second stage of the fifth National Indigenous Congress (CNI). And he reflected: “Twenty-three…

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“The flower is to blame”

December 27, 2016 “Earlier this year, on February 30, 2016, the Swedish electronic science magazine, River’s Scientist Research Institute, published a study that may revolutionize science and its social applications. A group of scientists, led by Swedish doctors Stod Sverderg,…

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And it shook! A Report from the Epicenter

To the Original Peoples of Mexico To Civil Society of Mexico and of the World To the National and International Sixth To the Free Communications Media Brothers, Sisters, It is the time of the peoples, for seeding and reconstructing ourselves….

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CNI announces an autonomous parallel government for Mexico

THE EZLN EXTENDED THE CONSULTATION TO DEFINE ITS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE  By: Isaín Mandujano OVENTIK, Chiapas. (proceso.com.mx). – Some 3,000 participating delegates of the National Indigenous Congress (Congreso Nacional Indígena, CNI), with support from the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista…

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CNI-EZLN, the Mexican State and the registry of an independent candidate

The CNI-EZLN and the MEXICAN STATE VERSUS the REGISTRY of an INDIGENOUS WOMAN AS AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR 2018 By: Gaspar Morquecho It’s probable that on January 1, 2017 the CNI-EZLN will announce the strategic agreements, “if there are any,”…

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Program of activities for “The Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity”

Program of activities for the gathering “THE ZAPATISTAS and CONSCIENCES for HUMANITY.” Where: CIDECI-Unitierra. San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. When: From December 26, 2014, through January 4, 2017. [Admin Reminder: The 2nd phase of the 5th CNI is…

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The Standoff at Standing Rock: Reflections from a White Ally

By: Todd Davies For background information, please go to OcetiSakowinCamp.org and StandingRock.org. [NOTE: This post appears as an article in the December 2016 issue of Chiapas Update, and was written on December 6, 2016.] As I write this, the Army…

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CNI-EZLN: Despite aggressions, the consultation continues

JOINT COMMUNIQUE BY THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS AND THE ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY December 2, 2016. TO THE PEOPLE OF MEXICO: TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD: TO THE FREE MEDIA: The steps taken by our peoples are great, wise…

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It’s not the decision of one person

For the racists: Well, we’ve been reading and listening to everything you’ve been saying and writing. We’ve seen all of your mockery, your scorn and racism that you can no longer hide. I believe that the compañeros and especially the…

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Calendar for the 5th Congress of the CNI and the Gathering Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY 
MEXICO October 26, 2016. To the invited and attending Scientists of the Gathering “Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity”: To the compañeras, compañeros, compañeroas of the National and International Sixth: Brothers and sisters: We send you greetings….

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