Tag Archives: Oxchuc

Unrest Continues 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 […]

Armed Group Breaks in on the Election of Authorities in Oxchuc

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.”