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MEXICO: CNTE, Zapatistas & CRAC-PC Unite Around Ayotzinapa

Three social movements that have represented the hopes of Mexican people for autonomy and justice in recent years have been the CNTE teaching union, the Zapatistas, and the community police forces of the CRAC-PC. Strongest in the southern states of … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Levels of Dignified Rage

Hundreds of thousands of people have marched through the streets of Mexico on numerous occasions since the disappearance of 43 students from a rural teacher training college towards the end of September in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero.[1] The initial cries were for … Continue reading

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Mireles: “I Am a Political Prisoner”

Doctor José Manuel Mireles Valverde has received widespread support since his arrest, and people are even shaving their heads as a sign of solidarity. However, he affirms that his refusal to submit to the will of an ineffective and corrupt … Continue reading

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MEXICO: National Committee for the Liberation of Dr Mireles, Nestora Salgado, etc.

In a communique released on July 1st, 2014, the Mexican Party of Socialist Workers (POS) called for the formation of a “National Committee for the Liberation of Dr Mireles, Nestora Salgado, and all of the imprisoned members of community police … Continue reading

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The Farewell Ceremony of Subcomandante Marcos

The reappearance and public farewell of Subcomandante Marcos marks the end of an era in the Zapatista struggle. For slightly over twenty years, his personality has been the central actor on the public stage in Mexico. Both loved and hated, … Continue reading

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Convocatoria al Encuentro Nacional de Autodefensas Ciudadanas

“Todos los ciudadanos tenemos que actuar como Autodefensas ante el vacío del Estado. Somos Autodefensas contra el secuestro, Autodefensas contra la trata de personas, Autodefensas contra el crimen organizado, Autodefensas de los Migrantes, Autodefensas de las empresas productivas.   La … Continue reading

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The “Biopower” of the New PRI

In 1957, Octavio Paz (whose centenary we celebrate this year) published one of the greatest poems in the Spanish language of the 20th century – Piedra de Sol (The Sun Stone). Inspired by the Aztec Calendar and the 584 days … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Federal Judge Orders the Release of Nestora Salgado

The defence lawyer of Nestora Salgado, regional coordinator of Olinalá’s Community Police Force, has just announced the official decision to release her from prison, where she has been held since August last year.   A federal judge revoked the previous … Continue reading

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What are the Mexican Autodefensas and Community Police Forces?

In around 5% of Mexican territory – at least 11 states and 106 municipalities – there are community self-defence groups, which have grown in response to extortion and violence at the hands of drug traffickers. Around 77% of these groups … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Nestora Salgado’s Unjust Captivity

With all the recent talk in Mexico about Michoacán’s self-defence groups (Autodefensas), it would be easy to forget that citizen self-defence forces have existed for a while now. For example, the Community Police (PC) in Guerrero came into being around … Continue reading

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