Tag Archives: San Cristóbal

Chiapas, Incessant Violence

Fear and uncertainty. In Chiapas, the violence, far from ceasing, grows and intensifies. Let no one be surprised when what is about to happen happens.

“Calm” returns to San Cristóbal de Las Casas

By Ángeles Mariscál The booths in the Northern Market opened, children attended school, amarket with typical sweets was installed on the central plaza and dozens ofsoldiers and police maintain searches and patrols. 24 hours after armed men took control of the northern zone of San Cristóbal de Las Casas forseveral hours, the population tries to […]

Dispute Over Control of Market Incites Panic in San Cristóbal

From the Editor’s Desk Several burned vehicles were left behind  following a confrontation between armed groups that sowed terror and panic for at least four hours, as they drove around the public road with their high-powered weapons without the security forces intervening, presumably due to the dispute over the administration of the market in the […]