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Guerrero: ejidatarios of Los Filos close gold mine in Carrizalillo

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On 31 March, the five-year convention for the exploitation of the Carrizalillo gold mine expired, having been signed between ejidatarios and the Canadian firm Gold Corp (by means of its subsidiary Desarrollos Mineros de San Luis SA de CV). 231 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: the European Union and state government sign accord to promote development activities in communities

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On 10 March, Chiapas state governor Manuel Velasco and Andrew Standley, European Union (EU) ambassador to Mexico, signed an agreement for the execution of the “Integral Program of Social Cohesion Mexico-European Union” to promote social development and productive programs in the state, as well as to further conservation in indigenous communities.   188 more words

Indigenous People

Chiapas: Denunciation from San Sebastián Bachajón regarding maneuvers to formalize looting of ejidal territory for touristic ends

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On 4 March, ejidatarios from San Sebastián Bachajón, Chilón municipality, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandona Jungle, denounced by means of a communique that the officialist commissioner… 345 more words

Human Rights

Oaxaca: Confrontations in Álvaro Obregón community, Juchitán, leaves several injured

Photo @ Sol del Istmo

On 2 March there occurred a confrontation among residents of Álvaro Obregón, a community pertaining to the Juchitán de Zaragoza municipality.   537 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Presentation of new EZLN magazine

Cover of magazine “Rebeldía Zapatista”

As had been announced in the previous communique made by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) “Bad and not so bad news” (November 2013), the “Zapatista Rebelliousness” magazine has been born, as directed and written by indigenous Zapatistas. 314 more words

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