Yesterday: Theory and Practice

From the notebook of the Cat-Dog:Yesterday: Theory and PracticeThe scene: an assembly in a village of the mountains of Southeastern Mexico. It must be around July or August, likely of last year as coronavirus was taking over the planet. You can tell it’s not just any meeting, not only because of the madness that brought the assembly together, but because […]

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The Route of Ixchel

The Route of Ixchel April, 2021.The mountain will set sail:From one of the houses of Ixchel [i]—the mother of love and fertility, the grandmother of plants and animals, a young mother and an old mother, the rage that transforms the pain of the earth when it is hurt and disgraced—the mountain will sail.According to a Mayan legend, Ixchel stretched herself over […]

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Meanwhile, in the Lacandón Jungle…

Meanwhile, in the Lacandón Jungle…(Terci@s Compas)Clips of some of the Zapatista indigenous communities’ farewell for the Zapatista delegation, along the shores of the Jataté, Tzaconejá, and Colorado Rivers, in the mountains of Southeastern Mexico, Chiapas, Mexico, America, Latin America, Planet Earth.Music from the clip with the boats: La piragua (by José Barros), covered by Trío Los Inseparables (Rebajada [1] Version […]

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421st SQUADRON

421st SQUADRON(Zapatista Maritime Delegation)April 2021.The calendar? An early morning in April. Geography? The mountains of the Mexican Southeast. A sudden silence overtakes the crickets, the distant barking of dogs, and the echo of marimba music. Here, in the belly of the mountains, it sounds more like a whisper than a shout. If we weren’t where we are, you might think […]

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Armed group releases Frayba human rights defenders

By: Chiapas ParaleloThe human rights defenders from the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba), Lázaro Sánchez Gutiérrez and Victórico Gálvez Pérez, were released early this morning, after being kidnapped for more than 40 hours.The work that the Frayba carries out in the Ocosingo area where they were kidnapped, is to make visible the situation of harassment, kidnapping, […]

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WE DENOUNCE THE ILLEGAL DEPRIVATION OF FREEDOM OF OUR COMRADES LÁZARO S. GUTIÉRREZ AND VICTÓRICO G. PÉREZ

WE DENOUNCE THE ILLEGAL DEPRIVATION OF FREEDOM OF OUR COMRADES LÁZARO SÁNCHEZ GUTIÉRREZ AND VICTÓRICO GÁLVEZ PÉREZ, DEFENDERS OF THE FRAY BARTOLOMÉ DE LAS CASAS HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER According to The Human Rights Center Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas, A.C. (Frayba), two of their members were kidnapped while traveling to the city of Palenque, Chiapas, and until now their whereabouts […]

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Journey to Europe…

Journey to Europe…Sixth Commission of the EZLNMexicoApril 10, 2021To the people, groups, collectives, organizations, movements, coordinating bodies, and indigenous peoples in Europe that await our visit: To the Sixth in Mexico and abroad: To the networks in resistance and rebellion: To the National Indigenous Congress: To the peoples of the world: Brothers, sisters, and compañer@s:On April 10, 2021, the compañer@s […]

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