Militarism in Mexico is increasing. President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, along with the commander of the National Guard Luis Ramirez Bucio, at an August 13th press conference shared a document titled “The Situation of the National Guard” detailing the process and deployment of troops within the newly created National Guard.
Four years ago, they insidiously took your life. Are our words any use in the face of their bullets?
Lizzi was detained for 45 days, during which time she says she suffered physical and psychological torture. "The treatment we received the entire time was disgraceful.”
In southern Mexico, a multi-ethnic network of towns has halted the construction of a mega-dam. Now they are organizing to manage their own natural resources and revitalize their culture as native water protectors.
We are initiating the rebuilding of a broad and diverse movement and an intense global campaign called "The Isthmus Is Ours."
On May 6, 2009, 3,500 Federal and State Police descended upon the Valley of Ocotlán, Oaxaca, and occupied the territory of the municipality of San José del Progreso, handing over the gold and silver to the Canadian mining company Fortuna Silver Mines.
Two members of the National Indigenous Congress kidnapped and murdered by narco-paramilitaries who receive government backing.
Samir lives on and the struggle goes on!
Nationwide strike calls for end to prison slavery and inhumane conditions