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Chiapas: new threats against the priest and members of the Believing People in Simojovel

Father Marcelo Pérez Pérez (@Red TdT)

In a communique published on 22 June, members of the parish of San Antonio de Padúa, Simojovel municipality, denounced that, since 16 June, death-threats have been on the rise against Father Marcelo Pérez, catechists, and members of the Parish Council and Believing People, thus putting at risk their lives and physical and psychological integrity. 396 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: The Primero de Agosto community completes 4 months of forcible displacement and continues demanding its forthright return

Displaced families from the Primero de Agosto community (@Koman Ilel)

In a communique published on 23 June, the residents of the Primero de Agosto community denounced the 120 days of forcible displacement experienced by the “17 Tojolabal families because of ejidatarios from Miguel Hidalgo who pertain to the CIOAC-Historical organization, led by Luis Hernández Cruz,” and it adds that Elvira Méndez Pérez, who just gave birth, “is suffering greatly because of the cold and the rain, as she lacks proper shelter in which her child can grow up happily.” 387 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: a member of the Las Abejas Civil Society is murdered

(@SIPAZ)

A communique from the Las Abejas Civil Society of Acteal published on 23 June 2015 reports the murder of Manuel López Pérez, a member of the organization. 723 more words

Human Rights

Frayba on Armed attacks in La Garrucha

FRAYBA DEMANDS INVESTIGATING ARMED ATTACK ON ZAPATISTA BASES

It accuses groups from Pojcol and El Rosario of attempting to kill a little girl

By: Elio Henríquez, Correspondent… 451 more words

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Típica

-Cocina Mexicana de Autor-

Un espacio lleno de plantas y pequeños detalles que te harán sentir como en casa. Típica es un lugar comprometido con la alimentación saludable y el consumo de productos locales. 253 more words

Chiapas

From Mexico and South America, groups and organizations condemn attacks on Zapatista support bases in Chiapas.

From Mexico and South America, groups and organizations condemn attacks on Zapatista support bases in Chiapas.

 
Chiapas, Mexico. June 27. “The compañeros Zapatista support bases (BAEZLN) from El Rosario, Municipality of San Manuel, have again been cowardly attacked on 24th June by  paramilitaries from Chikinival barrio in the ejido Pojkol, municipality of Chilon,” state adherents to the Sixth and former students of the Zapatista Little School from Queretaro, after the Caracol Resistance Towards a New Dawn, Good Government Junta Path to the future, of La Garrucha, denounced on 25th June the third attack on BAEZLN from the community of El Rosario, located in the official municipality of Ocosingo. 177 more words

Cultural getaway to San Cristóbal de las Casas

I have always found the southern states of Mexico fascinating. One of my favorites is Chiapas, located on the southern border between Mexico and Guatemala. It is the poorest state in the whole country with a majority of indigenous population which still keep their old traditions adding a special glimpse to this amazing part of Mexico. 903 more words

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