TransIsthmic Corridor

Video: Las Señoras of Puente Madera

As corrupt state apparati move to criminalize defenders of indigenous territory and rights in Oaxaca, like David Hernández Salazar, we share this video produced by the media collective of the Caravan El Sur Resiste in April- May 2023. On the frontlines of the march of transnational capital (and criminal organizations) to expropriate land in the name of the TransIsthmic Corridor megabroject, these women tell the story of their struggle. David Hernández Salazar is also interviewed here.

Community defender David Hernandez in Oaxaca sentenced to 46 years and six months in prison

We turn our attention to a struggle taking place just north in Oaxaca, where defenders of territory resist expropriation of their territory, and contamination of the Earth by the Development Poles of the Interoceanic Corridor. This past Wednesday, David Hernández Salazar, in yet another case of collusion between State and transnational criminal organizations, was wrongfully accused and sentenced for standing in the way of “business as usual.”

Stop Mega-Projects Forum!

Stop Megaprojects Forum!

Learn how you can support the Struggle for Life and Stop the megaprojects of Death.

Speakers: Bettina Cruz Velazquez, consejala from the Isthmo, Sara Gómez, consejala from Candelaria, Campeche, and Mario Quintero, CNI member from the Isthmo.

III ASSEMBLY OF THE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT FOR THE DEFENSE OF MOTHER EARTH AND OUR TERRITORIES. CHIAPAS, MEXICO

Tonalá, Pueblo Nuevo, Cooperativa El Paraíso 10, 11, 12, 13 of February, 2023  We address the women, peoples and organizations that struggle and organize for life. We, women of the Zoque region, North-Palenque, Coast and Highlands of Chiapas once again convene to give continuity to our General Assembly of women. We have invited more women and we have had a favorable response, now there are more of us who are convinced of organization, autonomy and the defense of Mother Earth and our territories. We have agreed to do it by listening, looking at each other and recognizing each other, with …

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Megaprojects and Dilemmas

Francisco López Barcenas signals that the contradictions between the rhetoric of the 4T and its flagrant abuses of the rights of communities in the path of the megaprojects are coming to a head across Mexico — a fact which will most definitely have repercussions.

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