Blogging for Chiapas

From the Lacandon to the World

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.”

Pedro Uc: Poetry Against the Plunder

“Pedro Uc Be reminds us of those poets that in wars past took the side of the most just, the most humane causes. In this war for territory and for life, the poetry of Pedro is a poetry that lives and gives life, and positions itself against the plunder.”

A Repressor of Indigenous People, the Morena Candidate for Mayor of Comitán

From the Editorial Desk at La Jornada. The Morena party nominated former PRI member Jorge Constantino Kánter for municipal president of Comitán, Chiapas. He is one of the most belligerent leaders of the cattlemen and ranchers opposed the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) in 1994 and indigenous populations, against which […]