Juan Villoro shares his personal experiences of and reflections on the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Zapatista Uprising. We bring you this article from gatopardo in two installments.
Two weeks have now passed since the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising on January 1st, 1994, and much has been written and printed about it since then. The words and actions of the Zapatistas during the four-day event have been scrutinized and analyzed, leaving little else to be said. A range of opinions from the Mexican media has already been shared here by Schools for Chiapas. We bring you a personal account of one of the many guests of the Zapatistas.