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Deforestation and Corruption, results of Sembrando Vida in Southern Mexico

Deforestation is one consequence of the implementation of Sembrando Vida, a program which seeks to reforest a million hectares in Mexico.

Organizations Denounce Counterinsurgency Strategies of the 4T Against the Zapatistas

AMLO's model of counterinsurgency in Chiapas “is more cynical in violating human rights, agreements, treaties and both national international pacts using supposed electoral legitimacy to do the same criminal work as those before."

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...

Chiapas: Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike During Pandemic

The prisoners justified their hunger strike by the lack of attention given to the health of inmates who show Covid-19 related symptoms


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