Blogging for Chiapas

War and Chaos Above; Resistance and Dignity Below

Zibechi warns that the state of the world, one of perpetual conflict, is by design an end in itself. Perpetual chaos creates an ideal environment for accumulation by dispossession. Therefore, he states, our response must be one of cohesion and dignity, order and resistance.

ORCAO, the Paramilitary Arm

by Luís Hernández Navarro Just this past September 11th, two Zapatista authorities of the Junta de Buen Gobierno, the Good Government Council of Patria Nueva of Caracol 10 (Ocosingo), José Antonio Sánchez Juárez and Sebastián Núñez Perez, were kidnapped. They disappeared for 8 days. They also were robbed of their communication radio and 6 thousand […]

The Chiapas Hell

Luis Hernandez Navarro gives us further history on the recent communiqué from EZLN, and the factors that have led to the current crisis.

Chiapas on the Verge of Civil War

Provoked by the recent kidnapping of two and murder of one member off the EZLN, SupGaleano warns of the impending crisis created by the actions and inaction of the government of the State of Chiapas under Rutilio Escandón.