Luis Hernandez Navarro explains how Aldama is but one of many examples where a pretext of intercommunity struggle conceals the counterinsurgency warfare and organized crime.
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.
Artemio Pérez Pérex of Aldama is critically wounded by gunfire from Santa Martha Chenalhó.
Residents of Aldama warn that they will be forced to defend themselves, recounting the escalation of violence of against their communities
Text and Photos by Ángeles Mariscal ALDAMA, CHIAPAS — On Manuela Sántiz Hernández, her thinness is a product of insufficient food. You can see it in her cheekbones and her body, it looks like that of an adolescent that has barely begun to develop. She is 24 years old and responsible for eight children. Three […]