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MEXICO: Indigenous People of Chiapas Oppose Megaprojects

Communique from September 1st, 2014   To the people of Mexico and the world, To the national and international press, To national and international civil society groups, To human rights organisations, To adherents of the Sixth Declaration, To social organisations, … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Six Reasons Why Indigenous Communities Are Opposed to the San Cristóbal-Palenque Motorway

July 31st, 2014   In Chiapas, Mexico, there are plans to build a motorway between San Cristóbal de Las Casas and Palenque – two of the most important tourist sites in the state. The Department of Infrastructure and Communications in … Continue reading

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Palestine: This is not a War, it’s a Massacre

“The Palestinian cause is not the cause of the Palestinian people alone, but the cause of each revolutionary wherever they may be, because it is the cause of the exploited and oppressed masses” – Ghassan Kanafani (Writer and militant of … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Street Protests

For over two months, Venezuela has been in the news around the world. The street protests throughout the country have made people sit up and look. But it seems like the thousand or so people detained in the first month … Continue reading

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VENEZUELA: Perspective and Dialogues

A number of articles about the Venezuelan crisis have already been posted on this blog. In this post, I would like to share some words from my comrades at Alborada in relation to the events of the last few months. … Continue reading

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VENEZUELA: Britto García on the Media’s Role in the Current Crisis

Latin American writer Luis Britto García has written at length on the role of the media in Venezuelan politics. “The current situation”, he says in a recent interview, “has a historical context that must be understood”. We must look back … Continue reading

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VENEZUELA: The CIA’s Strategies

In his youth, Raúl Capote was offered an infinite amount of money by the CIA to conspire in Cuba. But Capote was in fact working for Cuban national security, and began to serve as a double agent. In an interview … Continue reading

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SPAIN: The People’s Struggle and the Role of Adolfo Suárez

Adolfo Suárez González (1932–2014) was a Spanish lawyer and politician. He was Spain’s first democratically elected prime minister after Franco’s dictatorship, and the key figure in the country’s transition to ‘democracy’. Born into a rural, middle class Catholic family, he … Continue reading

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MEXICO: San Andrés and the Unresolved Dialogue

If the San Andrés Accords at any point reflected the Mexican government’s decision to allow and contribute to the construction of indigenous autonomy, it certainly didn’t transform into reality. Instead, the pathways of dialogue became narrower and narrower. These negotiations … Continue reading

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EZLN Sympathisers Migrate Due to Harassment

In the last three years, aggression towards EZLN (Zapatista) sympathisers in Mexico has intensified. As a result, displacement has increased, with many finding refuge in Acteal.   PUEBLA EJIDO*, Chiapas – At 2pm on 20th July 2013, the Puebla Ejido’s … Continue reading

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