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Chiapas/National: Controversy Following Proposal of EZLN and CNI

Celebration of V National Indigenous Congress at Oventik Caracol, October 2012 (@SIPAZ)

The proposal of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) on October 14, in which both announced that they will consult the possibility of submitting an indigenous woman as a presidential candidate in the 2018 elections with their support bases, has created a stir in the media. 527 more words

Indigenous People

Chiapas: Zoque Communities Oppose Hydrocarbon Extraction in Northern Chiapas

Hydrocarbon reserves. Photo @Chiapas Paralelo

According to information published by Chiapas Paralelo, on October 18, the Secretary of Energy began a consultation process with the Zoque people of the municipalities of Francisco Leon, Ixtacomitan and Pichucalco, in the north of the state to open twelve hydrocarbon (oil and gas) wells that are currently up for bid and would cover around 80,000 hectares. 250 more words

Indigenous People

Questions without answers, answers without questions


October 20, 2016

To Whom It May Concern:

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Chiapas: Unjustly Imprisoned Roberto Paciencia Cruz Denounces the Denial of Visits for Second Time

Pilgrimage of the youth of Chenalho in support of the unjustly imprisoned. Photo @SIPAZ

On October 14, unjustly imprisoned Roberto Paciencia Cruz, Tzotzil indigenous, adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle of the EZLN, held in CERESO No. 537 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas Folklore

Chiapas is located in the southern part of Mexico sharing a border with Guatemala. It is home to several groups of indigenous people who have descended from the Mayas, a civilization that lived in the areas before Spain conquered Mexico. 232 more words


San Cristobal De Las Casas, Chiapas

Young Mexican boy eating his breakfast sandwich at the market in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico.

I spent a month in Mexico this summer shooting a personal project in Tulum followed by some down time enjoying the streets and culture of San Cristobal when I wasn’t editing. 33 more words

Tijuana vs Jaguares de Chiapas - Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Tijuana remained perfect at home in the Apertura 2016 with a 2-0 victory over Jaguares de Chiapas. The loss is a third consecutive one for Jaguares, who are now winless in their last 11 matches. 262 more words