Daily Archives: 18/02/2014

‘Caracoles’ – Schools of the ‘New Seeds’

In Los Altos of Chiapas, the Lacandona Jungle, and the Tzotz Choj area, Zapatistas live alongside political adversaries who, unlike the rebels, accept government support. This has created division in communities and even economic migration from autonomous Zapatista communities. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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EZLN Governs 250,000 Indigenous Mexicans

Over the course of twenty years, the Zapatista insurgents have founded schools, hospitals, coffee exporting cooperatives, and even banks. Their model has also inspired the growth of community police forces, forest guards, and resistance movements around Mexico. However, they still … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Right-Wing Provokes Violence in Time-Worn Practice

Originally posted on JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba:
source: venezuelanlysis.com Common sense tells you that the government has nothing to gain by promoting random violence. Furthermore there is tons of footage showing the violence perpetrated by the opposition protesters.…

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Zapatista Support Bases Under Attack: Call for a Week of National and International Solidarity

Originally posted on Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand:
Jessica Davies Friday, 14 February 2014 Following recent events in Chiapas, the Network for Solidarity and against Repression has urged ?adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón…

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Venezuela: After several defeats at the polls, fascist right trying to create space for imperialist intervention

Originally posted on JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba:
President Nicolas Maduro promoting peace: “. . .what we want in the street is peace, coexistence, democracy and socialism,” said Maduro at Miraflores Presidential Palace, in Caracas, last Thursday night. According to…

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Now five Mexican Presidents have taken on the resistance of the Zapatista communities

Originally posted on Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand:
Attacks against the emblematic Zapatista community 10 de Abril are part of ?low-intensity warfare? strategy; without the peaceful but proactive and incorruptible attitude of the Zapatistas, tensions would…

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25th Anniversary of Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Centre

Originally posted on Blog of Zapatista Support Group Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand:
1989: Foundation of Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Centre Pablo Romo The day of St. Joseph the Worker, March 19, 1989, was a symbolic date to…

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