Tseltal people of Chilón demand an end to militarization by the National Guard and the release of their compañeros Jose Luis Gutierrez Hernandez and Cesar Hernandez Feliciano.
In recent weeks, collectives of relatives of the disappeared from all over the country have been discussing the report presented last March 28 by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) for the Ayotzinapa case out of indignation and despair. This report documents in detail what the families have been saying and shouting in the streets: It was the State!
Instead of protecting them [the communities], the current government, which continuously proclaims to be on the side of the poor, without hesitation took the side of capital, when the communities decided to defend what belongs to them. The episode helps to dissolve the illusion for those who thought that this government was on their side, or that it brought justice to the poor.
by Luis Hernández Navarro As if it were the work of the devil looking to surface from the depths of hell, an enormous hole opened up in the farmlands of Santa María Zacatepec, Puebla. With an unstoppable appetite, the hole grew day after day. It began on May 29, 2021, with a diameter of 5 meters. In less than a day, it reached 30. Soon after it got to 100 meters. Now it is nearly 130 meters wide and 30 meters deep. In its voracity, the sinkhole swallowed crops and the house of the Sánchez Xalamiahua family, it cracked the …