Organized Crime

Malverde in Chamula

In the back seat of a luxury van, an African lion looks out the right window at the streets of San Juan Chamula. The driver of the vehicle listens to El Comando Suicida del Mayo, and shows the list of narcocorridos waiting to be played. The scene, which seems to be taken from a TV drama, is real. It is part of the emerging culture in this Tsotsil municipality, along with indigenous homemade pornography and the songs of Los Cárteles de San Juan…

The IGIE and the Struggle for the Truth

Eight years have passed since the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa. There has been neither truth nor justice for the parents of the 43 in that time. In the following article, La Montaña Tlachinollan Human Rights Center gives its analysis of the latest report from the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (IGIE) and the current status of the investigation.
Original version at https://www.tlachinollan.org/el-giei-y-la-lucha-por-la-verdad/. Translated by Schools for Chiapas.

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