Yesterday’s Paper

“In his popular song Periódico de ayer, Héctor Lavoe narrated the story of a love that had similarities with a newspaper article of the previous day: Sensational when it came out at dawn // By noon already established news // And in the afternoon forgotten matter. In addition to the speed of the news, there is the “presentism” into which we as societies have settled and the noise with which certain information is hidden. Unfortunately, violence in our country is not yesterday’s news, it is a present reality that requires us to discuss it as one of the great national problems and to look for real solutions.”

The Lands Recovered by the Zapatista Movement

In the context of the 30th anniversary of the EZLN uprising, reports of legal actions for compensation for lands recovered in 1994 could constitute a motive to trigger more attacks on Zapatista communities in an already volatile environment in Chiapas.

The Turns of the Caracol

In a period of anniversaries and transition, Uruguayan environmentalist Silvia Ribeiro takes a look at the past, present and future of the Zapatista movement.

Coordination and Monitoring Committee of the CNI-CIG Reports Actions of Discrediting and Criminalization of MAIZ

The National Indigenous Congress denounces attempts to discredit, delegitimize and criminalize the Zapatista Indigenous Agrarian Movement (MAIZ) through attempts to link it to organized crime.

The Congress further states that, ”as indigenous peoples, Zapatistas and non-Zapatistas, we continue and will continue to resist against the repression that the state exercises through the Armed Forces, the National Guard and the police forces and now against the wave of terror sown by the cartels and the paramilitaries supported by federal and state governments. And we will continue to rebuild autonomous living systems without capitalism or patriarchy that guarantee a dignified life for future generations.”

SfC Shows Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Chiapas

The Schools for Chiapas team in San Cristóbal de Las Casas was present at a solidarity event for political prisoners in Paliacate Cultural Center on Wednesday, September 27th. The event was organized by Frayba and No Estamos Todxs as part of their ongoing campaign in support of the prisoners

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