John Ross writes for Processed World on the environmental views of the Zapatistas.
A letter from Zapatista leader Subcomandante Marcos to a national Mexican magazine.
Mexico's Indian Rebellion
Friday 22nd October 7.30pm
President Barack Obama announced the deployment of 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexican border on Tuesday, to aid local law enforcement in stemming the tide of drug traffickers and illegal immigration. The announcement came shortly after he left a lunch meeting with the Senate Republican Caucus.
On April 26, 2010, a convoy of some twenty militants and international observers was ambushed in Mexico. They were on their way to San Juan Copala, a village in the Sierra Mixteca region, to give support to the villagers in their resistance to the terrorism of a local paramilitary group. Their convoy was brutally ambushed by paramilitaries......
A solidarity caravan travelling to the autonomous municipality of San Juan Copala in the Triqui Region of Oaxaca has been attacked by UBISORT paramilitaries. Two are confirmed dead, with at least 15 injured and three missing.
Mexico: National Strike
The convocation to the strike says: "It is us or them! The big businesses and their politicians have brought us to the very edge of survival and confrontation."