The so-called “Oaxaca Initiative” was signed last Wednesday (20) between the governor of Oaxaca, Salomón Jara, and the Business Coordinating Council, the highest representative body of the private sector in Mexico, represented by 14 leading organizations, accompanied by U.S. Ambassador Ken Salazar.
Nothing will ever be the same again. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is going to end up becoming Mexico’s second border. It is going to end up like Ciudad Juarez, full of maquiladoras, factories, exploiting cheap labor to benefit large companies, protested Juana Ramirez Villegas, an Ayuuk indigenous woman.