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San Juan Cancuc

Detalle de un huipil tzeltal de San Juan Cancuc. Chiapas, México.

Algodón tejido y brocado en telar de cintura.

Fotografía Yuki Hueda.


Construction of new military base in Chiapas advances rapidly

By: Isaín Mandujano

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas. (apro)

The Mexican Army advances rapidly in the construction of what will be the new military base in the municipality of Chicomuselo, Chiapas, which according to Governor Manuel Velasco Coello will strengthen the security shield in the state’s Sierra Region and on it’s southern border. 403 more words



Our Hello my beautiful Peppys!! I owe you an apology because I haven’t kept in touch lately but it’s been busy on this side of the world. 705 more words


Ruin city review: Tenam Puente

Yeah! All we do here for weekend trips here in Chiapas is swim and climb pyramids, sometimes both on the same day. If you head towards Comitan with its historical town centre, tasty food and own-label agave spirit you’re within easy reach of at least three archaeological sites and four swimming spots.  125 more words


Zinacantán (6)

Detalle de un huipil tzotzil de Zinacantán. Chiapas, México.

Diseño de Corazón Artesanal Mai.

Algodón tejido en telar de cintura.

Fotografía de V. Magar.


Emergency in the Chol town of Tila, Chiapas

By: Magdalena Gómez

Starting last June 2, paramilitary aggression and threats against the Tila ejido in Chiapas have intensified. [1] They accuse, its authorities point out, “that we are robbing them of their 130-hectare property and that they have more than 200 private deeds.” With that, the root of the injustice is again put on the table without the State, at all 3 levels taking charge of the potential for violence, or it does so, in fact, by permitting the illegal behavior of groups with a long trajectory in that zone. 838 more words


Venustiano Carranza

Detalle de un huipil tzotzil de Venustiano Carranza (Paraíso del Grijalva), México.

Algodón tejido en telar de cintura con detalles brocados en hilo de artisela.

Fotografía de R. Schneider.