Since the beginning of calendar of the insurrection, the image of the boat has been a central part of the metaphors in the Zapatista narrative. It is a curious irony that a political-military force territorially nestled in the jungles and mountains of Chiapas, hundreds of kilometers from the sea, resorts to the boat as a symbol of its emancipatory project.
Luís Hernandez Navarro describes the true scope of the Zapatisa maritime delegations meeting with the outlaws and insubordinates of the European continent. For, “there is among them, albeit incipient, a jointly-created global destiny.”
In Rojava and in Zapatista Chiapas, emancipatory alternatives of a new kind are being built. They are not the only ones, there are others with their own ways and times. A new history is being built and we must learn to listen to it.
The latest communiqué from the Solidarity Caravan details recent agressions against autonomy and livelihoods in the community of Nuevo San Gregorio, autonoumous municipality of Lucio Cabañas.
Communiqué denouncing aggressions agains the communities of Moisés Gandhi and Nuevo San Gregorio.