Zapatistas Reiterate Support for CNTE After Paramilitary Attack

Thousands march in support of the CNTE. “We, Believing People of Simojovel, demand that the government does not betray the dialogue with the CNTE like it betrayed the agreements signed in San Andrés with the EZLN”. “If evicted, they will return. Time and time again. It turns out that down here, there is no fatigue,”…

Gold and Misery in Colombia: The Sad Case of Segovia

Prensa Rural Translated by FARC-EP Segovia is a municipality of Colombia, located in the Northeast subregion of Antioquia department. It limits towards the north with the municipalities of Zaragoza and El Bagre, on the east by the department of Bolivar, to the south with the municipality of Remedios, and on the west with the municipalities…

Oaxaca: The Discourse of Fear, Rumors and Lies

By Griselda Sánchez From Desinformémonos Translated by Scott Campbell June 19, 11:09:01pm – Are you ok?? Rumors are spreading here about a curfew. What do you know? Be careful, ok? We’re here if there’s something we can do to help. And in that way, more than 15 people from Mexico City sent me text messages…

Nochixtlan, Oaxaca: Land of the Brave People

The following documentary is a collection of testimonies from the people of Nochixtlán who lived through the massacre of June 19th, 2016, where the police assassinated at least 11 protesters. After several attempts of negotiation by the government, with the family members of the dead, the people of Oaxaca maintain their position of rejecting both…

International Financial Capital Targets Farmland in Brazil

Land speculation stimulates the expansion of plantations across Brazil, increasing land conflicts and displacement of campesino and Indigenous communities. By Maria Luisa Mendonça Historically, Indigenous and peasant communities in Brazil have resisted against violence and displacement. Land concentration is a root cause of social and economic inequality, in a country where 1 percent of large…