Please join us in helping Zapatistas survive the Coronavirus pandemic.

Since 1994, Schools for Chiapas has joyfully supported the unique community-controlled schools in the autonomous, indigenous communities of the Zapatista movement. With your support, someday soon, we will again help build Zapatista schools but, due to the Coronavirus, these schools are now closed and we’ve refocused our efforts to help the Mayan communities that are […]

This is how they protect against covid-19 in Zapatista territory

How do the Zapatistas protect their territory from the coronavirus? With a diffuse and extensive territory, the EZLN has bet on prevention and physical demobilization of inhabitants. Text: Orsetta Bellani Photos: Isabel Mateos OCOSINGO, CHIAPAS. Doctor Luis Enrique Fernández Máximo learned about the red alert of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) through the Internet. […]