Between March and August 2020, we successfully reached our beginning goal of over TWO MILLION MEXICAN PESOS (that’s over $90,000 USD!!). Now these funds are being used by the indigenous Zapatista communities in Chiapas to help fight the pandemic. Unfortunately, there is still much to do since the needs remain almost endless, so we are making plans for the long-term. Could you join our volunteer team and help out from home?
Despite an apparent agreement on resolution of the conflict in Aldama, paramilitary armed agression continues. Civil society and members of the church call for disarmament /arrest.
On the 37th Anniversary of the EZLN, Raúl Zibechi shares lessons learned from the building of their autonomy, and their inspiration for other autonomies in Latin America.
An indigenous Zoque historian and anthropologist describes concerns that not only affect the Zoque community, but many indigenous communities throughout Mexico –forced migration to find work is precarious in and of itself, but has become wholly tragic during the pandemic. He calls on the far-flung Zoque diaspora to organize for across localities for autonomous health.