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Chiapas: Displaced famailies of Banavil return temporarily to their community

On August 3rd, the forcibly displaced families from the community of Banavil, muncipality of Tenejapa returned temporarily to work their lands for a period of 15 days “without a guarantee of minimum safety conditions from the Mexican State”, affirmed the Center for Human Rights Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas. 284 more words

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Conversations on community and autonomy

A Series of Discussions Convened by the Chiapas Support Committee, Oakland

The Chiapas Support Committee is presenting 3 events that will feature speakers who have been involved in or are learning about the creation of community and autonomy in different settings: Barcelona, Mexico City, and the Zapatista Territories of Chiapas. 471 more words


Chiapas: Native peoples pilgrim for peace, for life against violence and dispossession

On July 28th and 29th, a pilgrimage was carried out, organized by the pastoral staff, deacons and coordinators of the Tojolab’al Mission where close to 5,000 tojolab’ales, tseltales, tsotsiles y mestizos were brought together. 409 more words


“What do you hope to change?” - Travels Through Mexico and Cuba - Part II - Leaving the Heart of the Beast

by Brendan Maslauskas Dunn/Love and Rage

I’ve been asked by a number of people why I traveled to Mexico and Cuba, or to put it in their exact language: “Why the hell did you go there for?” and, invariably, “You’re crazy.” And of course, this is followed by the expected mutterings of drug cartels this and evil Communists that. 1,374 more words


Apertura 2015 Week 7 Preview: Sunday's Games

Toluca vs León – 1:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Toluca (5th) defeated Atlas 1-2 last weekend to give them back-to-back victories. The Diablos Rojos will now return home to the Estadio Nemesio Diez, where they have two wins and one loss so far this season. 307 more words


Ahi nos vidrios!

What was to be our last stop in Mexico was the very pretty San Cristobal de las Casas, located in the jungly, interesting state of Chiapas. 1,294 more words