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Orcao Paramilitary Group Intensifies Attacks Against Zapatista Territory

The gunfire intensified, reaching the autonomous high school. At 2:20 am the heavily armed group stood only 30 meters from the houses of the EZLN

Indigenous Communities Denounce Armed Attacks in Oaxaca

One day after a helicopter circled above their territories, Indigenous Zapotec communities in the municipality of Cuatro Venados, Oaxaca, denounce armed attacks carried out in the interests of mining exploration

Colombia Has Lost its Fear: The Strike Lives

by Medios Libres Cali, originally in Spanish. First released in English by Crimethinc. Header photo by AP, all others by Medios Libres Cali. Update: Since the following text was written, President Ivan Duque of Colombia...

Chiapas: Faced with Aggression, Zapatista Support Bases Suspend Planting

“We consider this action to be an aggression against food autonomy and the right to land. These are the same mechanisms of invasion that have been used since November...

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Sembrando Vida: Counterinsurgency, Neoliberalism, and Clientelism

The most damaging effect of the program is the destruction of the community fabric and of the organizing structures of decision-making

In Honduras, Chortí Maya cemetery is swallowed up by Aura Minerals

"they wrecked the cemetery, dug up graves, all to make it look like they’d exhumed all the bodies"

La Encrucijada’s Dilemma: The Greenwashing of Oil Palm

Oil palm cultivation expands into protected areas in Chiapas with 17,300 acres that the government and companies intend to legalize