In light of the widely-publicized organized crime violence in San Cristóbal on June 14, Magdalena Gómez signals the ongoing crisis of violence, intervention of criminal groups and chaos that ensues just an hour away in Oxchuc.
Followers of the Self-Proclaimed Mayor of Oxchuc Attack Opponents by Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De La Casas, Chiapas – Followers of the self-proclaimed mayor of Oxchuc, Hugo Gómez Sántiz, fired shots outside a school in the urban zone, at the end of a community assembly yesterday afternoon in which some 200 people participated. There were […]
The election of municipal authorities of Oxchuc, an indigenous town in the Highlands of Chiapas, was breached when an armed group broke into the central plaza, leaving one dead, Pedro Santíz López, and several injured. Residents identify the attackers as members of the organization “Sentiments of the Nation.”