Between March and August 2020, we successfully reached our beginning goal of over TWO MILLION MEXICAN PESOS (that’s over $90,000 USD!!). Now these funds are being used by the indigenous Zapatista communities in Chiapas to help fight the pandemic. Unfortunately, there is still much to do since the needs remain almost endless, so we are making plans for the long-term. Could you join our volunteer team and help out from home?
Luis Hernandez Navarro explains how Aldama is but one of many examples where a pretext of intercommunity struggle conceals the counterinsurgency warfare and organized crime.
For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, anthropologist R. Aida Hernández Castillo lights a candle for the struggle of the women of Aldama.
Despite an apparent agreement on resolution of the conflict in Aldama, paramilitary armed agression continues. Civil society and members of the church call for disarmament /arrest.