CECCAM director Ana de Ita takes a community-eye view of the AMLO’s star program for reducing poverty in the country.
The National Trust for the Promotion of Tourism contracts with security agencies for the mitigation of potential “incidents” involving the Mayan Train.
It was 27 years ago today when a ragtag army of poorly-armed Mayan peasants — wearing their signature red masks and giving land to those who needed it — first shouted the famous Zapatista slogan of “YA BASTA – Enough is enough!
All donations to support the struggle will be doubled untill the 6th!
Pulling from a recent evaluation of the Sembrando Vida program, Ramón Vera Herrera highlights some of the contradictions of a program that purports to “raise the income of campesinos and increase the productivity of land.”
Leydy Pech a beekeeper from Campeche, was awarded the Goldman Prize this year for her (and her community’s) struggle against GMO’s- a struggle which is exacerbated by the pushing of the so-called Mayan Train.