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Zapatista Movement

A Glimpse Into the Zapatista Movement, Two Decades Later

Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Laura Gottesdiener

Until recently, I knew almost nothing about the Mexican Zapatista movement except that the excessive number of "a"s looked vaguely suspicious to me. It's also why I felt compelled to travel thousands of miles to a Zapatista "organizing school" in the heart of the Lacandon jungle in southeastern Mexico to try to sort out just what I'd been missing all these years.

A Look Into Mexico's Zapatista Communities

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

LA GARRUCHA, Mexico (AP) — Since their uprising 20 years ago, the Zapatistas of southern Mexico have lived in five secretive, closed-off enclaves th...

Mexico's Zapatista Movement Turns 20

AP | JOSE MARIA ALVAREZ | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (AP) — In the misty mountain strongholds of the southern Mexico state of Chiapas, ski mask-clad members and suppo...