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Two Decades on: A glimpse Inside the Zapatista's Capital, Oventic

First published by Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal.

The line of guards clad in the guerrilla movement’s iconic balaclavas was a sign we had found the place. 3,020 more words


Jaguares de Chiapas vs Puebla - Jornada 7 Recap and Highlights

In a game interrupted by a weather delay, Puebla defeated Jaguares de Chiapas 0-3. The victory keeps the Poblanos unbeaten in two, while Jaguares’ winless streak has now reached four games. 276 more words


CNTE Chiapas: "The state sets the stage for repressing the teachers"

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, August 27.

“The Mexican State sets the stage for openly repressing the teachers’ movement; therefore the government is realizing an atmosphere of lynching that generates a certain endorsement of police brutality in public opinion,” warn teachers adhered to the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) in a communiqué. 422 more words


Chiapas: Fray Bartolome de Las Casas Human Rights Center Asks for Precautionary Measures for Woman Prisoner Who Was Tortured

Patricia del Carmen Paniagua Gomez (@PGJE)

In a bulletin on August 16, 2016, the Fray Bartolome de las Casas Human Rights Center (CDHFBC) reported that it had requested precautionary measures from the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights (CIDH) for Patricia del Carmen Paniagua Gomez, a woman prisoner since April 2014, whose life is in danger after the torture she was subjected to when arrested. 509 more words

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Chiapas, Wednesday, August 24

We spent the day south of Palenque at a gorgeous waterfall – Misol Ha – and at Agua Azul, a series of cascades.  We lucked out: there haven’t been any heavy rains in the area for the last few days.  59 more words


Palenque, Chiapas, Tuesday, August 23

I checked the dehumidifier we left running overnight in the camper.  There was at least a pint of water in the reservoir.

Flagged down a collectivo to visit the Aluxes Ecoparque, not far from our hotel.  163 more words


Palenque, Chiapas, Monday, August 22

Palenque!  What is there to say except “Wow?”

I’ve seen pictures of Palenque for years, ever since we planned our first trip to Mexico back when dinosaurs roamed the earth. 173 more words