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05/26/2014 03:30 pm ET Updated May 26, 2014

Mexican Revolutionary Steps Down

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The head of the Zapatista rebels in southern Mexico, known as Subcomandante Marcos, has announced that he is leaving the group's leadership.

In a statement, he said he no longer spoke on behalf of the movement.

He added he was stepping down because of "internal changes" within the 20-year-old, far-left guerrilla group, and denied rumours that he was unwell.

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