Between March and August 2020, we successfully reached our beginning goal of over TWO MILLION MEXICAN PESOS (that’s over $90,000 USD!!). Now these funds are being used by the indigenous Zapatista communities in Chiapas to help fight the pandemic. Unfortunately, there is still much to do since the needs remain almost endless, so we are making plans for the long-term. Could you join our volunteer team and help out from home?
Ejidal authorities of Tila denounce misinformation circulated about their involvement in recent armed conflicts. Hermann Bellinghausen tells their account.
Luis Hernandez Navarro details the history of the re-emergent paramiltary group Paz y Justicia, in Tila, Chiapas.
Counter-insurgency tactics in Chiapas, under AMLO’s administration ironically remain unchanged from the military occupation of Chiapas in the 90’s. Hermann Bellinghausen describes a foreboding and familiar scenario as agressions break out across the state.
As paramilitary violence continues unabated in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico’s “apology” for the Acteal massacre would appear little more than a charade.
Two Aldama men were wounded by gunfire from Chenalhó on Sept. 4th in an ongoing conflict exacerbated by inaction at all levels of government.