For more than two decades, Mapuche indigenous people in the Chilean region of Araucanía have been fighting the construction of the Ruta Costera (Coastal Highway), a mega-project initially conceived during the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship (1973-1990) which has already caused significant archeological and cultural losses and damages.
Source: Revolution is eternal On December 23, 2012, the encampment of indigenous Triqui stationed in front of the Government Palace in Oaxaca City was violently evicted by municipal and state police. Police in full riot […]
Events in the Guatemalan northern city of Huehuetenango during the much-awaited end of the Mayan Oxlajuj Baktun provide a clear reflection of the divisions and challenges faced by Mayan communities today. The media exploited erroneous apocalyptic rumors, the government and business sectors viewed it as an opportunity to gain economically through tourism, and progressive groups seized the opportunity “to strengthen ancestral wisdom and never-ending search for balance” while vindicating what seem never-ending struggles for justice, inclusion, and self-determination.
Source: Free Speech Radio News Last summer, 200 US Marines arrived in Guatemala to disrupt the operations drug traffickers on the Pacific coast. President Otto Perez Molina, inaugurated in 2012, is a retired general who […]
ZAPATISTA ARMY OF NATIONAL LIBERATIONMEXICO. December 29, 2012.To whom it may concern up there above: They think they are on the winning side …and so aside from being traitors, they are idiots.Tyrion Lannister in A […]
The model the commoners strive for is, to the extent possible, horizontal and collectivist, breaking the division between those who plan and those who execute the community work. “The network is very important,” said one of the facilitators, “there are no leaders, and it’s important that everyone shares the information.”