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MEXICO: Camacho Solís on the Zapatista Uprising

“They Were Not Conventional Guerrillas” When the Zapatistas rose up against the government on the turn of the New Year in 1994, the Mexican government was caught on the back foot. The initial response of President Salinas was to crush … Continue reading

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