Fear and uncertainty. In Chiapas, the violence, far from ceasing, grows and intensifies. Let no one be surprised when what is about to happen happens.
It was the process of neoliberalization that facilitated the expansion and diversification of these industries’ businesses. Organized crime was globalized as well.
Last year armed self-defense groups in Pantelhó made their presence public in order to run organized crime out of their municipality. Though residents appointed new councillors, a recently appointed accountant stirred up suspicions with fiscal irregularities.
Ana de Ita states, in not addressing the campesino agrarian nuclei as collective owners of the land, but instead as individuals, choosing some and not others —the end of this term will not see a single difference, neither in the reduction of poverty, nor in reforestation and care for the forest.”
More abuses are revealed about the 4T’s star reforestation problem, Sembrando Vida (also featured in the Cartography of War).