The Tren Maya is more than the tracks: it is a gateway to regional and global trade and integration. ” Above all, the State is interested in opening the gateway to these capitals through the Train, especially in terms of commercial exchange. The tourist part is the plus”.
In the framework of the agreements reached at the Third National Assembly for Water and Life, held in the town of San Gregorio Atlapulco, Xochimilco, CDMX, we, the peoples, neighborhoods, organizations, networks, collectives and communities that compose it, declare: That the war we face throughout all national territory, is directed and executed by Andrés Manuel López Obrador, “Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces” and head of the Federal Executive, with the objective, to guarantee and safeguard the interests of big capital, the interests of the holders of power and money, and the impunity with which the Mexican narco-State operates. The …
In recent years the Mayan community of Ixil Yucatan has been the target of several attempts to dispossess them of their lands; first for the installation of large-scale wind energy projects, then for real estate speculation, under false pretenses entrepreneurs attempted to take their lands but the community have manage to recover them; now they are again trying to dispossess them of more than 300 hectares that are being used for community projects. Last August 17, the Yucatan state police prevented them from accessing their lands because of an alleged sale they had made, which the ejidatarios deny having sold.
Since the uprising of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) on January 1, 1994, thousands of hectares of land usurped by landowners were recovered by their legitimate owners: the original peoples. From there, the 1994 War began, and has continued with a counterinsurgency strategy, designed and implemented in an integral manner through different ways in order to wear down and disarticulate the Zapatista families, communities and peoples. The government of AMLO and the “Fourth Transformation” continues the counterinsurgency model; human rights continue to be violated, using a supposed electoral legitimacy to do the same criminal work of the previous governments of the PRI, PAN and PRD, thus dispossessing the land and common goods to convert them into merchandise.
With outrage, we denounce that today, April 28, at around 10:38 a.m., a large group of members of the National Guard, the Mexican Navy and the Oaxaca state police, violently attacked those participating in the CAMP TIERRA Y LIBERTAD, causing its destruction along with the theft of the belongings of the peasants who were in the camp. ALARMINGLY, THE MIXE EJIDATARIOS MARÍA MAGDALENA MARTÍNEZ ISABEL, FERNANDO HERNÁNDEZ GÓMEZ, ADELA SEVERO TEODORO, ESPERANZA MARTÍNEZ ISABEL, ELIZABETH MARTÍNEZ ISABEL AND ELIODORO MARTÍNEZ ISABEL WERE DETAINED WITHOUT THEIR LOCATION BEING KNOWN, AND COMPAÑERA ADELA SEVERO TEODORO WAS BEATEN BY MEMBERS OF THESE ARMED FORCES. In this context, we denounce, as on other occasions, the intentional use of military and police forces by the state to rape women and generate terror.