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Chiapas: Communique from PUDEE regarding structural reforms


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On 19 August, the organizational process Peoples United for the Defense of Electricity (PUDEE) which adheres to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandona Jungle published a communique in which its members analyze and criticize the impacts of the newly approved structural reforms. 634 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: beginning of first meeting of Indigenous Peoples of Mexico with Zapatista Peoples


The “First Meeting of the Zapatista Peoples with the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico” (EZLN)

In a 3 August communique, Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, spokesperson for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), reported that between 2 and 3 August, 312 members of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) arrived at La Realidad, representing the Nahua, Purépecha, Peninsula Maya, Mazahua, Zoque, Wixarika, migrant, Tepehuan, Coca, Hñahñu, Pame, Triqui, Mixtec, Binni zaa, Chinanteco, Ikoot, Afro-Mexican, Popoluca, Tsotsil, Ch’ol, Tojolabal, Tseltal, Totonaco, Kumiai, Amuzgo, mestizo, Huarijío, Mixe, Ñhato, and Chontal peoples. 375 more words

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Tigres UANL vs Jaguares de Chiapas - Jornada 7

Tigres UANL fell 0-2 to Jaguares de Chiapas on Saturday night, a disappointing result especially coming as it did after a 5-1 away win last weekend. 330 more words


An Intoxicating Experience

San Juan Chamula is a little Tzotzil Mayan village not far from San Cristobal de las Casas in the Chiapas region of Mexico.

I happened to venture there very early one morning after an all night bus ride from the Oxacan coast. 148 more words


Chiapas: EZLN and members of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) united against the plundering of their peoples

Between August 4 and 9, there was held in La Realidad, municipality of Las Margaritas, the “First Exchange between the Zapatista Peoples and the Native Peoples of Mexico”. 407 more words

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Chiapas: Forced displacement of EZLN support- bases belonging to the Caracol of La Garrucha

 On August 4, the Human Rights Center Fray Bartolome de Las Casas (CDHFBC) reported that 32 people from the community Egipto, belonging to the Caracol of La Garrucha, were forcibly displaced due to the aggressions of members of Ejido Pojcol, Chilón municipality. 212 more words

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I. San Cristóbal de las Casas

Marknaden i San Cristóbal är egentligen ganska liten, ändå tar det lång tid innan vi hittar fram till de små restaurangerna någonstans längst där inne. Vi går flera varv i de trånga labyrintlika gångarna, frågar om vägen men kommer ändå fel. 617 more words