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John Ross’ “Twenty Questions for Big Al, the Other Campaign, and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation”

A Discussion and Debate Near the Fault Lines Between the Anti-Capitalist Left and Electoral Politics in Mexico and América

By John Ross (Questions) and Al Giordano (Responses)
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en français... John Ross : « Vingt questions pour Big Al, l’Autre Campagne et l’Armée Zapatiste de Libération Nationale »

June 19, 2006


In Oaxaca Mega-March, 400,000 Send A Firm No to the Repression by Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortíz

Blockades and Occupations Throughout the State; San Blas Atempa Takes Back its Autonomous City Hall

By Nancy Davies
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

June 17, 2006


[AUDIO]

Live from University Radio in Oaxaca: Radio Plantón Is Back on the Air

Breaking the Media Blockade from the Autonomous University of Benito Juárez of Oaxaca

By Radio Plantón
Oaxaca, Mexico

en español... En vivo y en directo desde Radio Universidad de Oaxaca: Radio Plantón volvió al aire

June 16, 2006


Oaxaca Teachers Retake the Center of the State Capital, Waiting for Negotiations

The Day After a Failed Police Invasion, Strikers Seek Removal of Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz

By Nancy Davies
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

June 15, 2006


Police Unleash Repression Against Oaxaca Teachers

Growing Demand for Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz’ Removal

By James Daria and Dul Santamaría
The Ricardo Flores Magòn Brigade Reporting for Narco News from Oaxaca

en español... Policía desata represión en contra de los maestros de Oaxaca
in italiano... Polizia reprime i maestri di Oaxaca

June 15, 2006


Oaxaca: Informative Bulletin from the Sixth Commission of the EZLN

An Urgent Call to All Adherents at the National and International Levels to Condemn this New Demonstration of State Repression

By Subcomandante Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Oaxaca: Boletín informativo de la comisión sexta del EZLN
auf Deutsch... Oaxaca: Informativer Tagesbericht der Sechsten Kommission der EZLN
en français... Bulletin d’information de la Commission Sexta du EZLN
in italiano... Bollettino informativo della Commissione Sesta dell’EZLN

June 14, 2006


“The Center of the City Looks Like a War Zone”

Scenes of Chaos in Downtown Oaxaca City as Striking Teachers Defend Themselves from Police Attack

By Nancy Davies
Via The Narcosphere

June 14, 2006


Teachers Repel 3,000 Police from Oaxaca’s Historic Center

Thousands of Police Surround the City Center as Strikers Hold Their Ground

By Geoffrey Harman
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

en español... Maestros repelen a 3.000 policías en el Centro Histórico de Oaxaca
in italiano... I maestri respingono 3.000 poliziotti nel Centro Storico di Oaxaca

June 14, 2006


Thousands Mobilize in Los Angeles to Block the Total Destruction of the South Central Farm

“Why Are You Helping to Rip Up the Food for Children and Poor People?” Ask Protesters

By Margarita Salazar
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign on the Other Side

en español... Miles se movilizan en Los Ángeles para impedir la destrucción total de la huerta comunitaria del área Sur Centro

June 14, 2006


Farmers Kicked Out of Community Farm in South-Central Los Angeles

Betrayed by Mayor Villaraigosa, Adherents to the Other Campaign On The Other Side, Together with Sympathizing Neighbors, Resist Riot Police and SWAT Attack

By Margarita Salazar
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign on the Other Side

en español... Desalojan a campesinos de la Granja del Surcentro de Los Ángeles

June 13, 2006


Atenco: Breaking the Siege

A New Documentary that Reveals the Extent of the Brutality in Atenco… and the Commercial Media’s Complicity

By Canal 6 del Julio and Promedios
Watch it in the Salón Chingón Screening Room, Now with English Subtitles

en español... Atenco: Romper el Cerco
in italiano... Atenco: Rompere l'Assedio

June 13, 2006


Message to the Youth

A Poem from the Cell of a Political Prisoner in Cereso No.5, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

By Juan
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Chiapas

en español... Mensaje a la juventud
auf Deutsch... Botschaft an die Jugend
in italiano... Messaggio alla gioventù

June 13, 2006


Deputies Begin Evicting Other Campaign Adherents from South Central Farm in Los Angeles

Eyewitness Reports Coming from the Other Journalism on the Other Side

By KCAL TV (Video Clip Online)
Los Angeles, California

en español... Policía comienza desalojo de adherentes de la Otra en la granja South Central Farm de Los Ángeles
in italiano... Iniziato lo sgombero degli aderenti all’Altra Campagna dalla South Central Farm di Los Angeles

June 13, 2006


“My Friends Are in Trouble, and I Need Your Help to Defend Them”

A Filmmaker and Friend of Imprisoned Atenco Leader Ignacio del Valle Asks for Your Support to Bring the True Story Out

By Greg Berger
Documentary Director for the Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico

June 13, 2006


Stand-off Continues as Oaxaca Teachers’ Strike enters Fourth Week

Teachers Soliciting Signatures to Impeach Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz in a Struggle Between Civil Society and the PRI

By Nancy Davies
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

en español... El suspenso sigue mientras la huelga del magisterio de Oaxaca entra en su cuarta semana

June 12, 2006


The Ominous Shadow of 1988 Hovers Over this July’s Mexican Presidential Election

With 20 Days to Go before the Vote, the Spectre of Electoral Fraud - and Subsequent Repression - Haunts a Nation

By John Ross
Blindman’s Buff

June 12, 2006


“How is it possible that the government assassinates a young student and to the government, the political parties and the mass media everything stays the same?”

“I am going to deliver this (tear gas canister) to his Alexis’ father so that it can be used as evidence… I recommend that they look for the fingerprints of Vicente Fox and Enrique Peña Nieto on it.”

By Subcomandante Marcos
Translation of Remarks on the 35th Memorial of a Student Massacre in Mexico City

en español... “¿Cómo es posible que el gobierno asesine a un joven estudiante y para gobierno, partidos políticos y medios de comunicación, todo sigue igual?”
auf Deutsch... Worte von Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos auf dem Zócalo von Mexiko Stadt, zum 35. Jahrestag des „Corpus Christi“ Studentenmassakers in D.F.
en français... « Comment est il possible que le gouvernement assassine un jeune étudiant, et que pour le gouvernement, les partis politiques et les médias, tout reste pareil? »
in italiano... “Come è possibile che il governo uccida un giovane studente e per governo, partiti politici e mezzi di comunicazione tutto prosegua normalmente?”

June 12, 2006


Friends and Family Say Goodbye to Ollin Alexis Benhumea Hernández

“To Alexis Benhumea, the Dance of Death Will Only Tickle Him,” said his Dance Teacher at his Funeral

By Quetzal Belmont
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Amigos y familiares se despiden de OIlin Alexis Benhumea Hernández
in italiano... Amici e famigliari salutano OIlin Alexis Benhumea Hernández

June 10, 2006


Letter from Subcomandante Marcos to the Family of Alexis Benhumea

“Ollin Alexis now takes on a name and face for the brutality of those who don’t know how to govern without intimidating, repressing, raping, imprisoning, assassinating.”

By Subcomandante Marcos
The Other Mexico City

en español... Carta del SCI Marcos a la familia de Alexis Benhumea
auf Deutsch... Brief von Subcomandante Marcos an die Familie von Alexis Benhumea
in italiano... Lettera del Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos alla famiglia di Alexis Benhumea Hernández

June 9, 2006


Student Mobilizations Produce Chile’s Largest Protests Since the Fall of Pinochet

While President Bachelet Cracks Down on Demonstrators, Chilean People Reject Neoliberal Education Policies Created By U.S.-Backed Dictatorship

By Liz Munsell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

June 9, 2006


Narco News Journalists Are Tough as a Two-Dollar Steak… but Still Need the Engagement and Support of the Community

A Wartime Appeal from Amy Casada-Alaníz to the Readers of Narco News

By Amy Casada-Alaníz
Class of 2004, Narco News School of Authentic Journalism

June 9, 2006


Drug Warriors Push Eye-Eating Fungus

Why Are Members of Congress Advocating the Use of a Dangerous Crop-Killer in Colombia?

By Jeremy Bigwood
In These Times

June 8, 2006


The Battle of Oaxaca Through an Ex-Pat’s Eyes

Eager to See the World Get Better but Not Able to do Much About It, Suddenly the “Revolution” Comes to Our Door

By George Salzman
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

June 8, 2006


Failed Solidarity: The ICFTU, AFL-CIO, ILO, and ORIT in Haiti

U.S. and European Labor Unions Helped Right-Wing Paramilitaries Overthrow a Democratic Government

By Jeb Sprague
Labor Notes

en español... El Fracaso de la Solidaridad: La CIOSL, AFL-CIO, OIT y ORIT en Haití

June 8, 2006


Student Alex Benhumea Dies in a City Hospital a Month after the Repression in Atenco

A Multitude Arrives at the Wake to Say Goodbye to the Young Man Shot by a Gas Canister

By Juan Trujillo
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... El estudiante Alexis Benhumea fallece en un hospital de la ciudad a más de un mes de la represión en Atenco
in italiano... Lo studente Alexis Benhumea è deceduto in un ospedale della città dopo più di un mese dalla repressione in Atenco

June 8, 2006


“The World Is Going to Hell, Are Ya Just Gonna Sit There?”

Some Secret History Behind the Other Journalism, and an Appeal for Rain from the News Farm

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

in italiano... “Il mondo sta andando all’inferno, te ne stai a guardare?”

June 8, 2006


East to West and North to South, the Other Campaign in National March Demanded Liberty and Justice

More Than 10,000 People March Past Symbols of Power to Demand Justice for Atenco

By Juan Trujillo
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... De norte a sur y de este a oeste, la otra campaña en marcha nacional exigió justicia y libertad
en français... Du nord au sud et d’est en ouest, L’Autre Campagne en marche nationale exigea justice et liberte
in italiano... Da nord a sud e da est ad ovest, l’altra campagna con una marcia nazionale ha richiesto giustizia e libertà

June 8, 2006


Alexis Benhumea (1986-2006)

Funeral at 1 p.m. Thursday at Calle Tonalá #16, Colonia Roma, Mexico City

By Radio Sabotaje
Mexico City

en español... Alexis Benhumea (1986-2006)

June 7, 2006


Oaxaca Near Meltdown Over Teacher Strike

More than Just an Educators’ Pay Dispute, the Conflict Is a Sign of Governor Ruiz’s Inability to Rule a State Fed Up with Repression and Corruption

By Nancy Davies
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

June 7, 2006


One Month from the Atenco Atrocities and the Zapatista “Red Alert,” Narco News is Working Harder than Ever

New DVD from the Other Journalism, “Delegate Zero in Yucatán and Quintana Roo,” Now Shipping for Narco News Supporters

By Dan Feder
Managing Editor, Narco News

June 6, 2006


Police Testify that the Beatings and Arbitrary Arrests in Atenco Were Committed on Explict Orders from Above

Cops Turn Against their Bosses: the Atenco Citizenry Runs Televisa Out of Town in Front of Four State Troopers

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico

en español... Policías testifican que los golpes y arrestos arbitrarios en Atenco se cometieron por órdenes explícitas de arriba
auf Deutsch... Polizisten bezeugen, dass die Prügel und willkürlichen Festnahmen in Atenco auf den ausdrücklichen Befehl von oben erfolgten

June 5, 2006


In Mexico, a Month Later, the Police Brutality in Atenco is Covered Up with Newer Violations of Human Rights

Political Prisoners, Many Still Gravely Wounded, Are Held Incommunicado and Without Access to Doctors, Family Members or Human Rights Investigators

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico

en español... En México, un mes más tarde, la brutalidad policial en Atenco se oculta con nuevas violaciones de derechos humanos

June 3, 2006


The Other According to…

Subcomandante Marcos’ words at the National School of Anthropology and History in Mexico City on Friday, Assisted by Durito, Elías Contreras, and Old Antonio

By Subcomandante Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... La Otra según…
auf Deutsch... Die Andere Kampagne nach...
in italiano... L'Altra secondo…

June 3, 2006


Deception at the Heart of Uribe’s Re-Election

After Four Years in Power, the President’s Purge of “Terrorists” Continues, at a High Cost of Injustice and Corruption

By Matthew Stein
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

June 2, 2006


A Letter from Delegate Zero to Adherents of the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle and the Other Campaign

Comments on the Action Proposal by the Sixth Commission of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

By Subcomandante Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Carta del Delegado Zero a los adherentes a la Sexta y a la Otra
auf Deutsch... Einige Überlegungen von SupMarcos zum vorgeschlagenen Aktionsplan der Sechsten Kommission der EZLN, präsentiert am 29. Mai 2006
en français... Lettre du Delegue Zero aux adherents de la Sexta et à L’Autre Campagne
in italiano... Alcune considerazioni del sulla Proposta di Piano di Azione della Commissione Sesta presentata il 29 maggio 2006

June 1, 2006


[AUDIO]

Audio: Reports from the Mexican States to the National Assembly of the Other Campaign, May 29

Voices from the 31 States, Mexico City, and the Other Campaign on the Other Side Reveal a Truly National Movement

By Radio Pacheco
Mexico City

en español... Audio: Informes de los estados a la asemblea nacional de la Otra Campaña, 29 de mayo
in italiano... Audio: Relazioni degli stati all’assemblea nazionale dell’Altra Campagna, 29 maggio

June 1, 2006


“If You Listen, Mexico 2006 Seems a lot Like Chiapas in 1992”

An Exclusive Interview with Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos: Part IV

By Sergio Rodríguez Lascano
Rebeldía Magazine

June 1, 2006


A Different Path for Latin America Rides Through Mexico

An Exclusive Interview with Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos: Part III

By Sergio Rodríguez Lascano
Rebeldía Magazine

May 31, 2006


A Message for the Intellectuals and their “Magnificent Alibi to Avoid Struggle and Confrontation”

An Exclusive Interview with Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos: Part II

By Sergio Rodríguez Lascano
Rebeldía Magazine

May 31, 2006


Weak Mandate for Uribe in Colombia as Most Citizens Skip Vote

The Real Story is Marginalization of the Poor and the Growth of the Left

By Dan Feder
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La victoria de la abstención en Colombia

May 30, 2006


The Extra Element: Organization

An Exclusive Interview with Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos: Part I

By Sergio Rodríguez Lascano
Rebeldía Magazine

en español... El elemento extra: la organización

May 30, 2006


A Video by the Other Journalism Screens on Oaxaca’s Isthmus

Youth Initiate a Festival of Indigenous Cinema with a Screening of “the Windmills Of Capitalism”

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

en español... Presentan en el Istmo video de El Otro Periodismo
in italiano... Presentano nell’Istmo il video dell’Altro Giornalismo

May 29, 2006


Unprecedented Turnout for the Left in Colombian Presidential Race

Reformer Carlos Gaviria at 22.10 Percent; Uribe Wins Four More Years in First Round

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

May 28, 2006


Leaked DHS Memos Reveal Major Flaws in Border Militarization Plan

Hype vs. Reality in Anti-Immigrant National Guard Deployment

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

May 28, 2006


The Zapatista Other Campaign vs. Mexico’s 2006 Presidential “Election”

The View from Above and to the Right Fails Because It Ignores “the Repression Poll” from Below

By Al Giordano
Second of Two Parts

en español... La Otra Campaña Zapatista vs las campañas presidenciales de México en el 2006
in italiano... L’Altra Campagna Zapatista vs. le Elezioni Presidenziale in Messico del 2006

May 27, 2006


Police Aggression in Atenco Meant to Send an “Intimidating Message” to the Mexican People

TeleSUR Interviews América del Valle in Hiding

By TeleSUR
www.telesurtv.net

en español... Agresión policial en Atenco es un "mensaje intimidatorio" para población mexicana
in italiano... Intervista di TeleSUR con América del Valle

May 27, 2006


The Desperate Government in Oaxaca

“When they start beating up photographers and shoving around elderly women, they must be frantic”

By Nancy Davies
Via The Narcosphere

May 26, 2006


The Zapatista Other Campaign and the Netwar over Defining Atenco

How a Horizontal Communications Network Unmasked Repression and Simulation by the Mexican State and Media

By Al Giordano
First of Two Parts

en español... La Otra Campaña zapatista y la ciber-guerra (“netwar”) en torno a la definición de los hechos de Atenco
en français... L’Autre Campagne zapatiste et la guerre cybernétique ( “netwar”) en ce qui concerne les événements d’Atenco
in italiano... L’Altra Campagna zapatista e la “guerra dei media” sui fatti di Atenco

May 26, 2006


The Bogotá Connection on WNUR

Listen to the Interview with Narco News Journalist Bill Conroy on Corruption of U.S. Agents in Colombia from Chuck Mertz’ This Is Hell Radio Program

WNUR 89.3 Chicago

May 26, 2006


Women: Assembly Instructions?

Words from the Sixth Committee of the EZLN for the Public Event “Women Without Fear: We Are All Atenco”

By Subcomandante Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Mujeres: ¿Instrucciones de Ensamblado?
en français... Femmes : Instructions d’assemblée ?
in italiano... Donne: istruzioni per il montaggio?

May 25, 2006


Democracy on the Hacienda

Dark Presidential Campaigns and the Criminalization of Social Protest: The Recent Cases of Mexico and Colombia

By Laura del Castillo Matamoros
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La democracia en la hacienda

May 25, 2006


“Thank You, Narco News, and Stephen King, Too”

The Cowboy in Caracas Gets a Book Contract... and Donates Part of His Advance to The Fund for Authentic Journalism

By Charlie Hardy
Via The Narcosphere

May 24, 2006


Several People Wounded By Bullets in the Invasion of Atenco, NGO Doctor Reveals

At Least Three of the Beaten Have Been Visited in Prison; The Most Gravely Injured Requires Hospitalization

By Emir Olivares Alonso
La Jornada

en español... En la toma de Atenco fueron varios los heridos de bala, revela médico de ONG
in italiano... Nella presa di Atenco ci sono stati diversi feriti da arma da fuoco, rivela un medico di una ONG

May 24, 2006


Atenco’s “Operation Rescue” Planned by PFP and Approved by Fox, Following Established “Dirty War” Tactics

Radio and TV Anchors, Consciously or Not, Were Part of the Psychological War Used to Justify the Paramilitary Action of May 4

By Carlos Fazio
La Jornada

en español... El rescate de Atenco, planeado por PFP y aprobado por Fox
in italiano... Il riscatto di Atenco, pianificato dalla PFP ed approvato da Fox

May 21, 2006


Video Appears on Internet of the Illegal Arrest of Chilean Filmmaker Valentina Palma, May 4, in Atenco

“Help Me,” She Pleaded as They Grabbed Her by the Hair: Video Reveals that Police Carried Firearms, Contradicting Claims by the Government of Vicente Fox

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... Aparece video en Internet sobre el arresto ilegal de la cineasta chilena Valentina Palma, el 4 de mayo, en Atenco
in italiano... Video diffuso in Internet dell’arresto illegale della documentarista cilena Valentina Palma, il 4 maggio ad Atenco

May 20, 2006


State Dept. Financing Additional Ecuador Police Facility Projects

New Antidrug Bases to Be Built At Oil Port and Near Colombian Border

By Stephen Peacock
Via The Narcosphere

May 20, 2006


Mexico: Violence and Backlash in San Salvador Atenco

A Blogger Scrutinizes Many of 3,000 Weblog Entries and Press Reports to Deconstruct What Really Happened

By David Sasaki
Global Voices Online Blog

May 18, 2006


The “Dirty War” Returns to Mexico

San Salvador Atenco Attacks Follow Blueprint of Terror from the 70s and 80s

By John Ross
Blindman’s Buff

en español... La “guerra sucia” regresa a México
in italiano... In Messico ritorna “la guerra sporca”

May 18, 2006


Police Recognize Atenco Repression as Illegal

“The government always uses us; we are always the bad guys in society’s eyes, but the reality is that these are orders we receive from the government and from our commanders, to repress.”

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... Fuera de la ley, la represión en Atenco, reconocen policías involucrados
in italiano... Fuori legge, la repressione in Atenco, riconoscono i poliziotti coinvolti

May 18, 2006


Interior Dept. Starts Arizona Border Fence Project

Move Appears Designed to Appease Minutemen Anti-Immigrant Militia

By Stephen Peacock
Via The Narcosphere

May 18, 2006


Letter to Valentina Palma, Cristina Valls and María Sostres, Foreign Women Deported from Mexico

“It is so good that you are talking about what just happened to you! So good for you and so good for us…”

By Raquel Gutiérrez Aguilar
Mexico City

en español... Carta a Valentina Palma, Cristina Valls y María Sostres, extranjeras deportadas de México

May 18, 2006


Javier Cortés Was Shot from Less than 28 Inches Away

The State Attorney’s Office Confirms that Killing of the Youth in Texcoco May 3 Was Intentional Homicide

By Israel Davila
La Jornada

en español... Dispararon contra el menor Javier Cortés a menos de 70 centímetros
in italiano... Hanno sparato a Javier Cortés a meno di 70 centimetri di distanza

May 18, 2006


Interview with Subcomandante Marcos, Part III: “The ruling class and the system don’t have a solution”

Many Are Going to Be Surprised by the Left that Will Emerge

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Entrevista con el subcomandante marcos, III y final: “La clase política y el sistema no tienen remedio”
in italiano... Intervista al subcomandante Marcos, III e ultima: “La classe politica ed il sistema non hanno rimedio”

May 18, 2006


Case Files: Testimonies of Rape by Police in the Aftermath of Atenco

As Mexican Politicians (Guided by U.S. Advisors) Deny the Evidence, Each Woman’s Story Corroborates the Next

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... Archivos del caso: testimonios de violación por policías tras la desgracia de Atenco

May 17, 2006


I Don’t Know What I Would Do Without Narco News

Why I Support the Authentic Journalists…

By RJ Maccani
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade

May 17, 2006


Thoughts on Marcos and Leadership

The Paradoxes of Being a Spokesperson for a Hierarchical Organization that Fights for Radical Democracy

By RJ Maccani
Left Turn

May 17, 2006


U.S. Political Consultants Dick Morris and Rob Allyn Are the Virtual Rapists of Atenco

Fox’s Government Tortured, Raped and Expelled Foreign Journalists as His Own Gringo Political Handlers Violated Article 33 of the Mexican Constitution

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Los violadores virtuales de Atenco son los asesores políticos estadounidenses Dick Morris y Rob Allyn
in italiano... I consulenti politici USA, Dick Morris e Rob Allyn, sono gli stupratori virtuali di Atenco

May 16, 2006


Leaked Report: Drug Traffickers Obtained Classified DEA Documents from U.S. Embassy in Bogotá “At Will”

Informant Told Lie Detector that Corrupt U.S. Agents Helped Narcos Protect Drug Crops from Fumigation Raids

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

May 15, 2006


Marcos: Either Release All Prisoners from Atenco, Or We All Go to Jail

In Mexico, “The State has Converted Justice into an Expensive Commodity,” Says the Zapatista Subcomandante at the Presidential Mansion

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... O sacan a todos los presos de Atenco, o vamos todos a la cárcel: Marcos
auf Deutsch... Marcos: Lasst die Atenco-Gefangenen frei, oder sperrt uns alle ein!
in italiano... Marcos: o tirano fuori tutti i carcerati di Atenco, o andiamo tutti alla prigione

May 15, 2006


The Man Who Lost His Garments

A Reflection on the Police Riot in Atenco: “A government that doesn’t know el pueblo cannot possibly understand what feeds its revolutionary spirit”

By Miles Train
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico

en español... El hombre que perdió sus vestiduras
auf Deutsch... Der Mann, der Seine Gewänder verlor

May 15, 2006


Mexican National Meeting of Legal Strategies for the Other Campaign

Representatives from Many States Discuss How to Best Defend Social Movements, with Focus on Atenco

By Amber Howard
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Reunión Nacional Mexicana de Estrategias Legales para la Otra Campana

May 14, 2006


With Two Weeks to Go to Elections, Colombia Is On the Move

Actions Planned for May 15 Against Uribe’s Attacks on Democracy: “The Zapatistas in Mexico Have Gifted Us With Their Other Campaign”

By Justin Podur
The Killing Train

May 14, 2006


Students Maintain Blockade Despite Repression

Police Beat and Gas Students at the National School of Anthropology and History

By Juan Trujillo
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... A pesar de la represión, el bloqueo continuó en alianza universitaria

May 13, 2006


Interview with Subcomandante Marcos, Part II: “At This Rate, the Elections Will Take Place Under Military Supervision”

Delegate Zero Predicts the Emergence of an Unprecedented, Cultural, Political, Scientific, and Humanist Movement

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Entrevista con el subcomandante Marcos II: La clase política en el gobierno está operando la destrucción
en français... Entretien avec le sous-commandant marcos: a ce rythme-la les elections se feront sous contrôle militaire
in italiano... Intervista al Subcomandante Marcos II: La classe politica di governo sta attuando la distruzione

May 13, 2006


A Week After the Repression in Atenco, Alexis Benhumea’s Life Hangs in the Balance

Narco News Obtained the Projectile That Struck the Student and Put Him in a Coma… and Saw That it Was Made in the USA

By the Narco News Road Team
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco and Mexico City

en español... A una semana de la represión y en estado de coma, Alexis Benhumea se debate entre la vida y la muerte
en français... Une semaine après la répression et en état de coma, Alexis Benhumea se débat entre la vie et la mort
in italiano... Ad una settimana dalla repressione, Alexis Benhumea, in stato di coma, combatte tra la vita e la morte

May 12, 2006


“They Ordered Me to Lay My Head In a Pool of Blood”

A Letter from Valentina Palma, Chilean Anthropology Student and Filmmaker Who Was Beaten, Tortured and Deported After the Violence in Atenco

By Valentina Palma Novoa

en español... “Me ordenaron bajar la cabeza sobre un charco de sangre”
auf Deutsch... Sie befahlen mir meinen Kopf in ein „Becken voll Blut“ zu legen
in italiano... “Mi hanno ordinato di mettere la testa in una pozza di sangue”

May 12, 2006


More Police Repression in Mexico

Police Attack Mexico City Students Protesting the Violence in Atenco

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Otra represión policíaca en México
in italiano... Ulteriore repressione della polizia in Messico

May 11, 2006


Interview with Subcomandante Marcos: “The conflicts already exist. The Other Campaign makes them visible.”

Delegate Zero Says That Change Must Come, but That, with the Other Campaign, it Will Be Non-Violent

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Entrevista con el subcomandante Marcos: “Los conflictos ya están. La Otra Campaña los hace visibles”
in italiano... Intervista con il Subcomandante Marcos: “I conflitti già ci sono. L’Altra Campagna gli dà visibilità”

May 11, 2006


Letter from Ángel Benhumea to the Other Campaign, to the Workers of the Countryside and the City

Ángel, Father of Alexis Benhumea — Who Lies in a Coma After the May 4 Police Operation in Atenco — Demands “Punishment for the Material and Intellectual Authors of the Crimes”

By Quetzal Belmont
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Carta de Ángel Benhumea a La Otra Campaña, a los trabajadores y trabajadoras del campo y la ciudad
in italiano... Lettera di Ángel Benhumea a L'Altra Campagna, ai lavoratori e lavoratrici delle campagne e delle città

May 10, 2006


“Hard Line” or Witch Hunt?

The Reality of the Atenco Violence Amidst Media and Government Lies

By Quetzal Belmont
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... ¿“Mano dura” o cacería de brujas?
auf Deutsch... „Hartes Durchgreifen“ oder Hexenjagd?
in italiano... “Mano pesante” o caccia alle streghe?

May 9, 2006


Spanish Women Tell of Abuse at the Hands of Mexican Police

“They did everything to us, but our faces were covered”

By Armando G. Tejeda
La Jornada

en español... Ciudadanas españolas dan cuenta de vejaciones a manos de policías
in italiano... “Ci hanno fatto di tutto, ma eravamo incappucciate”

May 9, 2006


Join in the Grand Struggle to Break the Media Boycott Against the Zapatista Other Campaign

A Letter from Mercedes Osuna, from San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

By Mercedes Osuna
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Chiapas

en español... Únete al gran esfuerzo de romper el boicot de los medios masivos de comunicación contra La Otra Campaña zapatista
in italiano... Unisciti al grande sforzo per rompere il boicottaggio dei mezzi di comunicazione di massa contro L’Altra Campagna zapatista

May 9, 2006


Atenco: After the Lies Come the Facts

The People Tell the Story the Mass Media Tried to Hide

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... Atenco: después de la mentira, vienen los hechos
in italiano... Atenco: dopo le menzogne, ecco i fatti

May 8, 2006


Communiqué from Cochabamba, Bolivia of Solidarity with Atenco’s Struggle

To Our Sisters and Our Brothers of Atenco, Our Hearts and Our Voices Are in Your and Our Struggle for Justice and Liberty

By Oscar Olivera Foronda and Abraham Grandydier
National Coordinator in Defense of Water and Life

en español... Comunicado desde Cochabamba, Bolivia de solidaridad con la lucha de Atenco
in italiano... Comunicado da Cochabamba, Bolivia, in solidarietá con la lotta di Atenco

May 8, 2006


LA Times Reporters Jump on the Coffin of 14-Year-Old Javier Cortés in Atenco to Invent an Untrue Story

LA Timesmen Sam Enriquez and Carlos Martinez Wage a Knowingly False Smear Campaign Against Political Prisoner Ignacio Del Valle

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... Reporteros de LA Times falsean información en el caso de joven asesinado

May 7, 2006


U.S. Congress Pulls the Shades on the House of Death

Senators Were Briefed Last November About U.S.-Sanctioned Mass Murder in Juárez, Mexico Covered Up by DEA, ICE and Justice, but Did Nothing

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

May 7, 2006


The “Other Cinco de Mayo” in NYC

New Yorkers Protest Fox Government Repression of the Other Campaign at Mexican Consulate

By Mark Swier and RJ Maccani
The Ricardo Flores Magòn Brigade Reporting for Narco News from New York City

May 7, 2006


Video Newsreel: We Are All Atenco

The Other Campaign in New York City

By The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign
Watch it in the Salón Chingón Screening Room

en español... Video noticiero: Todos Somos Atenco

May 7, 2006


“Enough!”: Letter from a Spanish Citizen Forced to Leave Caracol Roberto Barrios by the Zapatista Red Alert

“Please get out in the world and see, with your own eyes, the cost of our comfort”

By Santi Trias Molist
From Chiapas

en español... “Ya Basta”: Carta de un español obligado a salir del Caracol Roberto Barrios por la Alerta Roja zapatista
in italiano... “BASTA”: Lettera di uno spagnolo obbligato ad uscire dal Caracol Roberto Barrios a causa dell'Allerta Rossa zapatista

May 7, 2006


Police Brutality in Mexico

Testimonies of beatings, rapes and arbitrary arrests in San Salvador Atenco

By John Gibler
ZNet

en español... Brutalidad Policiaca en México

May 6, 2006


A First-Hand Account of Police Repression against Press Freedom and the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

After May 1 March in Solidarity with Immigrants in the U.S., Plainclothes Police Illegally Arrested Two Narco News Journalists and Five Others

By James Daria and Dul Santamaría
The Ricardo Flores Magòn Brigade Reporting for Narco News from Oaxaca

en español... Un informe de primera mano sobre la represión policiaca contra la libertad de prensa y la Otra Campaña en Oaxaca
in italiano... Una testimonianza diretta sulla repressione poliziesca contro la libertà di stampa e la Otra Campaña a Oaxaca

May 6, 2006


Police Brutality in Atenco: Reports of Rape and Murder as the Number of Political Prisoners and Disappeared Passes 400

The Other Campaign Announces Mobilizations Across the Country and a National Popular Assembly for Saturday

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... Brutalidad policíaca en Atenco: violaciones de mujeres, un asesinato y, ahora, la cifra de presos políticos y desaparecidos rebasa los 400
in italiano... Brutalità poliziesca in Atenco: donne stuprate, un assassinato ed il numero dei prigionieri politici e dei desaparecidos supera i 400

May 6, 2006


Last But Not Least: National University Students Join Atenco March

Authorities Set Up Obstacles to Keep Potential Protesters Inside Mexico City

By Amber Howard
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Los últimos, pero no en importancia: Estudiantes de la Universidad Nacional se unen a la Marcha de Atenco

May 6, 2006


Marcos Reappears in Atenco and Challenges Commercial Media to “Tell the Truth”

Holding Up Bullet Cartridges Used by State Police in Atenco, “Delegate Zero” Offers Interview to Any Mass Media that “Guarantees it Will Be Uncut and Unedited”

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Salvador Atenco

en español... Marcos reaparece en Atenco y desafía a los medios comerciales para que “digan la verdad”
in italiano... Marcos ricompare ad Atenco e sfida i media commerciali a “dire la verità“

May 5, 2006


Unofficial List Released of Arrested, Hospitalized and Missing from the Events in Atenco

List Shows 216 Arrested and 63 Dissapeared; Protest March Scheduled for Today

By Juan Trujillo
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Lista no oficial de detenidos y heridos en los hechos de violencia del estado de México
in italiano... Lista non ufficiale degli arrestati e feriti nei fatti di violenza nello stato di México

May 5, 2006


People Respond with Solidarity to Violence in Atenco

A Day of Protests and Roadblocks In and Around Mexico City as Townspeople Flee Police

By Amber Howard
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Responde la gente con solidaridad a la violencia en Atenco
in italiano... La società civile risponde con solidarietà alla violenza di Atenco

May 5, 2006


Machetes in the Air

“Now is the time to prove whether the self-appointed adherents to the Other Campaign are able to respond”

By Alberto Híjar
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Machetes en alto
in italiano... In alto i machete

May 5, 2006


San Blas Leader Assassinated in Oaxaca

Faustino Acevedo Bailon, Treasurer of the Town’s Rebel Government, Murdered as He Prepared to Leave for Today’s National Indigenous Congress

By the Popular Autonomous Town Council
San Blas Atempa

en español... Asesinado compañero de San Blas, Oaxaca
in italiano... Assassinato un compagno di San Blas, Oaxaca

May 5, 2006


In Chiapas, a Response to the Violence Against Atenco

The Struggle of Other Campaign Adherents Against the Police Invasion of their Rural Communities Inspires a Demonstration and Other Actions in San Cristóbal

By Giovanni Proiettis
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Chiapas

en español... En Chiapas empieza la respuesta a las violencias de Atenco
auf Deutsch... Eine Antwort auf die Gewalt gegen Atenco aus Chiapas
in italiano... In Chiapas comincia la risposta alle violenze di Atenco

May 4, 2006


Protests Announced at Mexican Consulates in Boston, Houston, San Francisco

Rising Clamor for End to Repression Against the Other Campaign

By Narco News Copublishers
Via The Narcosphere

May 4, 2006


Mexico’s Lost Opportunity Toward Drug Legalization

Congress Passed a Flawed Bill, and then Fox - Pressured by the U.S. - Said He Would Veto His Own Proposal

By Ricardo Sala
Drogas México

en español... La oportunidad perdida de México de avanzar hacia la legalización

May 4, 2006


Demonstration Called in Los Angeles, at Mexican Consulate, for 8 a.m. on Friday

The Other Cinco de Mayo, from Coast to Coast

By Raymundo Reynoso
The Other Campaign on The Other Side

en español... Manifestación llamada en Los Angeles, al Consulado Mexicano, a las 8:00 horas el viernes

May 4, 2006


Protest at Mexican Consulate in New York, Friday, 12:30 p.m., Against the Repressive and Violent Regime of Vicente Fox

“The Other Cinco de Mayo” Will Call Global Attention to the Zapatista Red Alert in Mexico

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Protesta frente al Consulado Mexicano en Nueva York, el viernes a las 12:30 contra el régimen represivo y violento de Vicente Fox

May 4, 2006


Atenco: A Violent Attack Against The Other Campaign Adherents

The People’s Front in Defense of the Land made up part of the security team for Delegate Zero on May 1st

By Quetzal Belmont
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in the State of Mexico

en español... Atenco: Un ataque violento en contra de adherentes a La Otra Campaña
en français... Atenco : Une attaque violente contre les adhérents de La Otra Campaña
in italiano... Atenco: Un attacco violento contro gli aderenti all’Altra Campagna

May 4, 2006


Actions in Support of Atenco Compañeros

Subcomandante Marcos’ Words at Tlatelolco

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos

en español... Acciones en apoyo a compañeros de Atenco
in italiano... Azioni a sostegno dei compagni di Atenco

May 3, 2006


Zapatista Red Alert: The Other Mexico on the Verge of an Explosion from Below

The Story Behind the Zapatista Red Alert as the Other Campaign Arrives at Zero Hour

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos and Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... Alerta Roja: el otro México al borde de un estallido social desde abajo
auf Deutsch... Die Zapatisten lösen roten Alarm aus: Das Andere Mexiko am Rande einer Explosion von unten
in italiano... Allerta Rossa Zapatista: L’Altro Messico sull’orlo di un'esplosione dal basso

May 3, 2006


Other Campaign Suspended Due to Violence in the State of Mexico

Red Alert in the Zapatista Good Government Councils of Chiapas

By Juan Trujillo
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Se suspende la Otra Campaña por violencia en estado de México
in italiano... Sospesa L’Altra Campagna

May 3, 2006


At the Zócalo, May 1st, Marcos Warns the Rich: “We’re Taking Everything!”

The Other Campaign Arrives at the U.S. Embassy, Adding Itself to the Boycott in Support of Mexican Migrants

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... En el Zócalo, el Primero de Mayo, Marcos avisa a los ricos: “¡Vamos a quitarles todo!”

May 8, 2006


Arrested Narco News Journalists Released, Two Remain in Jail

Oaxaca Authorities Free the Other Journalism Correspondents for Lack of Evidence, but the Fight Continues to Liberate Moisés Altamirano Bustos and Hasavias López Cortés

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Liberaron los colaboradores del Otro Periodismo de Narco News detenidos en Oaxaca; dos siguen presos

May 3, 2006


Free Journalists Dul Santamaria and James Daria! (And What You Can Do to Help Find and Free Them)

A Letter from the Chaos of the Other Mexico: Two of Your Journalists Are in Jail in Oaxaca as the Other Campaign Nears Tepito, “the Bronx of Mexico City”

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... ¡Libertad para los periodistas Dul Santamaria y James Daria! (y lo que tu puedes hacer para ayudar a encontrarlos y liberarlos)
in italiano... Libertà per i giornalisti liberi Dul Santamaria e James Daria! (e cosa potete fare per aiutare la loro liberazione)

May 2, 2006


Other Journalism, Narco News Journalists Arrested in Oaxaca

A Government Attack on Independent Journalism and the Zapatista Other Campaign

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Periodistas del Otro Periodismo y Narco News detenidos en Oaxaca
en français... Répression et détentions arbitraires contre la Otra Campaña et Narco News
in italiano... Arrestati a Oaxaca giornalisti di Otro Periodismo e Narco News

May 1, 2006


“Take Back What Belongs to Us!”: Marcos Previews the Other Message of May 1st

The Zapatista Subcomandante Makes a Prosecutor’s Case that Workers Have a Right to Expropriate the Means of Production

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... “¡Recuperar lo que es nuestro!” Marcos anuncia el otro mensaje del 1° de mayo
in italiano... “Riprendiamoci quello che ci appartiene!”: Marcos lancia L’Altro Messaggio del Primo Maggio

April 30, 2006


No Choice for Migrants

Immigration Lessons from the Other Campaign

By John Gibler
ZNet

in italiano... Nessuna scelta per gli immigrati

April 30, 2006


Colombia’s Secret Narco-Police

Claims of Collaboration with Drug Traffickers and Paramilitaries Sting the Country’s DAS Security Service and Support Allegations of DEA Corruption Published in Narco News

By Dan Feder
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La narco-policía secreta de Colombia

April 29, 2006


100 Years After the Mexican Labor Movement Was Born, Miners’ Blood Once Again Stains the Nation

Carlyle Group Hand Seen in Fox Government Repression

By John Ross
Blindman's Buff

in italiano... A 100 anni dalla nascita del Movimento dei Lavoratori Messicano, il sangue dei minatori ha macchiato ancora una volta la Nazione

April 28, 2006


In Nezahualcoyotl, Marcos Announces that May 1 Labor March “Will Meet In Front of the U.S. Embassy” in Mexico City

Thousands of Workers in “Neza York” Greet the Zapatista Subcomandante and Join with the Other Campaign

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in the State of Mexico

en español... En Nezahualcóyotl, Marcos anuncia que la marcha obrera del primero de mayo “partirá de la Embajada Yanqui” en la Ciudad de México
in italiano... A Nezahualcóyotl, Marcos annuncia che la marcia operaia del primo maggio “partirà dall’Ambasciata Yankee” a Città del Messico

April 27, 2006


Morelos Residents Fight Back Against a Garbage Dump that Is Polluting their Land and Poisoning their Children

With Protests, Blockades, and Now Joining Forces with the Zapatista Other Campaign, the Citizens of Alpuyeca Have the Government on the Defensive

By Amber Howard
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Morelos

in italiano... Gli abitanti di Morelos in lotta contro una discarica di rifiuti che inquina la loro terra ed avvelena i loro bambini

April 27, 2006


Marcos in Guerrero: “Now We Have Found the People We Were Looking For”

Amid Both the Kindness and Toughness of the Guerrerense People, the Zapatista Rebel Travels Through the State’s Mountains and Pacific Coast

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Guerrero

en español... Ya encontramos a la gente que buscábamos: Marcos en Guerrero
in italiano... Marcos in Guerrero: Abbiamo trovato la gente che stavamo cercando

April 26, 2006


A Call for Translators to Collaborate with the Other Journalism

Spreading the Word of the Zapatista Other Campaign to Mexico and the World

By Mercedes Osuna
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Chiapas

en español... Una llamada para colaboradores traductores en el Otro Periodismo

April 25, 2006


An Uprising Against the Inevitable

How the Zapatistas Put Anti-Capitalist Movements Back on the Offensive

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Program, International Relations Center

April 21, 2006


On The Myth of Sleeping Giants

Immigrant Demonstrations in the U.S. Are Not Spontaneous, but the Result of Years of Hard Work and Organizing

By Aura Bogado
ZNet

en español... Sobre el mito de los gigantes durmientes
en français... Du mythe des géants endormis

April 21, 2006


Video Newsreel: The Windmills of Capitalism (13:32 minutes)

The Zapatista Other Campaign Joins the People of Oaxaca’s Isthmus to Fight an Energy Mega-Project

By The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign
Watch it in the Salón Chingón Screening Room

en español... Video noticiero: Los molinos del capitalismo (13:32 minutos)

April 20, 2006


Subcomandante Marcos Salutes the Community Police in Guerrero

Unpaid and Armed with Rifles, They Chased the Robbers and Rapists Out of Their Towns: “That is what must happen in this country!”

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Guerrero

en español... El Subcomandante Marcos saluda a la Policía Comunitaria en Guerrero
en français... Le sous-commandant Marcos salue la Police Communautaire dans l’état de Guerrero
in italiano... Il Subcomandante Marcos saluta la Polizia Comunitaria in Guerrero

April 19, 2006


Marcos: “Only With a War in the Mexican Southeast” Will They Be Able to Build the Parota Dam in Guerrero

The Zapatista Subcomandante Defies Threats from Those Who Wish to Displace 25,000 People for a Hydroelectric Mega-Project Near Acapulco

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Guerrero

en español... La Presa La Parota en Guerrero “solo podrán hacerla con una guerra en el suereste mexicano”: Marcos
in italiano... La Diga La Parota in Guerrero “si potrà fare solo con una guerra nel sudest messicano”: Marcos

April 19, 2006


Marcos Asks the People to Listen to Each Other

In Anencuilco, Morelos, the Zapatista Subcomandante, Speaking on the Political System, Draws a Line in the Sand

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Morelos

en español... El discurso de Marcos pide al pueblo escucharse entre sí
in italiano... Marcos chiede alle persone di ascoltarsi tra loro

April 17, 2006


Seeking an “Even Playing Field” in Haiti

Washington and UN Work to Undermine Lavalas in April 21 Elections

By Jeb Sprague
Via The Narcosphere

April 13, 2006


From the Other Morelos, in the Other Campaign, “¡Zapata Vive!”

The True Homage to Revolutionary Hero General Emiliano Zapata Salazar Is in the Streets

By Karla Garza
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Morelos

en español... Desde el Otro Morelos, Zapata vive en la Otra Campaña
en français... Depuis l’autre Morelos, Zapata est vivant au sein de l’autre Campagne
in italiano... Dall’Altro Morelos, Zapata vive nell’Altra Campagna

April 12, 2006


Showdown In Cuernavaca: The Zapatista Other Campaign Occupies a Construction Site

The State Police – There to Arrest Protestors – “Ran Like Hens” When Authorities Learned that Subcomandante Marcos Was Coming

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Morelos

en español... Camorra en Cuernavaca: La Otra Campaña zapatista invade un espacio en construcción
auf Deutsch... Machtprobe in Cuernavaca: Die Andere Kampagne besetzt eine Baustelle
in italiano... Azione in Cuernavaca: L’Altra Campagna Zapatista Occupa un Cantiere

April 10, 2006


Marcos in Zapata’s Morelos: “Democracy, Liberty and Justice, but This Time for Those from Below”

Repression and Death Continue in the Cradle of the Mexican Revolution, but So Does the Popular Struggle

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Morelos

en español... Marcos en el Morelos de Zapata: “Democracia, Libertad y Justicia pero para los de abajo”
in italiano... Marcos nel Morelos di Zapata: Democrazia, Libertà e Giustizia ma per ”los de abajo

April 10, 2006


Peruvians Favor Ollanta Humala for President in First Round of Elections

Leading Candidate Supports Coca Legalization, Wishes to Join with “Progressive Forces in the Region that Are Building a Great Latin American family”

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

April 10, 2006


“We Will Fight To the End,” Students, Neighborhood Residents and Fishermen of Michoacán Assure Marcos

Rejecting a New Gas Station, Residents of the City of Morelia Confront Capitalism’s Offensive

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Michoacán

en español... “Vamos a luchar hasta el fin” aseguran a Marcos estudiantes, colonos y pescadores de Michoacán
in italiano... “Lotteremo fino alla fine” assicurano a Marcos studenti, cittadini e pescatori del Michoacán

April 8, 2006


An Autonomous School, Zapatista Style, is Born in Michoacán

The Efren Capiz Junior High School, a Communal Victory

By Amber Howard
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Michoacán

en español... Una escuela autónoma, “al estilo zapatista”, nace en Michoacán
auf Deutsch... Autonome Schule nach zapatistischem Modell in Michoacán gegründet
in italiano... Nasce in Michoacán una scuola autonoma, “stile zapatista”

April 7, 2006


EZLN and CNI Urgently Convoke Fourth Indigenous National Congress

The Meeting Will Be Held in Ocoyoacac, in the State of Mexico, May 5-6

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... CNI y EZLN convocan de forma urgente al cuarto Congreso Nacional Indígena
in italiano... CNI e EZLN convocano in forma urgente il Quarto Congresso Nazionale Indigeno

April 6, 2006


Zapatistas in Zirahuén: “They fight united and fight well, for their land, for their forests, and for their lake, too”

Michoacán Peasant Farmers Are Determined to Defend Their Lands, Coveted by Multinational Corporations for a Tourism Mega-Project

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Michoacán

en español... Zapatistas en Zirahuén: “Luchan unidos y luchan bien… por sus tierras, por sus bosques y por su lago también”
auf Deutsch... Der Kampf um den Zirahuén-See
in italiano... Zapatisti in Zirahuén: “Lottano uniti e lottano bene… per le loro terre, per i loro boschi ed anche per il loro lago”

April 4, 2006


Colima State Government Moves from Indifference to Repression, Marcos Is Told

Fishermen and Women Fight to Stop Construction of Natural Gas Plant

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... De la indiferencia, el gobierno de Colima pasó a la represión, exponen a Marcos
in italiano... Il governo di Colima è passato dall'indifferenza alla repressione

April 1, 2006


In the First Conflict of His Administration, Evo Morales Represses Social Fighter Oscar Olivera

To Defend Bolivia’s National Airline, Olivera Supports Workers in Runway Blockades

By Luis A. Gómez
Reporting from La Paz, Bolivia

en español... Evo Morales reprime a Oscar Olivera en el primer conflicto social durante su gobierno

March 31, 2006


ICE Memos Reveal Ongoing Problems with Informants, Undercover Ops

Juárez “House of Death” Just One of Many Cases of Customs’ Dishonesty and Graft

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

March 30, 2006


Hey Man! There’s Only One Way to Learn the Truth. You Gotta Keep Trying

A Letter from Oaxaca, Mexico

By George Salzman

March 30, 2006


When Even Water is Not a Human Right

…and Indian Peoples Have Even Fewer Rights Than the Rest of Us

By John Ross
Counterpunch

in italiano... Quando anche l’acqua non è un Diritto Umano

March 29, 2006


Reading the Zapatista “Other Campaign” Via the Internet: Part I - Guanajuato

The Commercial Media Ignores a Major News Story as Subcomandante Marcos Puts Capitalism on Trial

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico

en español... Leyendo “La Otra Campaña” Zapatista vía Internet: Parte I- Guanajuato
in italiano... Leggendo in Internet “L’Altra Campagna” Zapatista: Parte I- Guanajuato

March 29, 2006


A Laughable U.S. “Victory” in the Drug War

Familiar Names Behind Last Week’s “Indictment” of Colombian FARC Rebels

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

March 29, 2006


Narco News: “Browser can’t find server”

Without You, Narco News Will Become a Lost Link in the Struggle

By Bill Conroy

March 29, 2006


Maquila Violence in Mexico

The Other Campaign at Mexico’s Internal Border

By John Gibler
ZNet

March 28, 2006


2006 Spring Offensive: Narco News Is “Going For Broke”

We Will Change Journalism in América Again, Or We Will Cease to Publish

By Al Giordano
Founder, Narco News

March 28, 2006


Video Newsreel: Prisoners of “Democracy”

At the Ixcotel Jail, Marcos Makes Freedom for Mexico’s Political Prisoners a Top Priority for the “Other Campaign”

By The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign
Watch it in the Salón Chingón Screening Room

en español... Video noticiero: Los presos de la “democracia”

March 22, 2006


DEA, FBI, CIA Informant Weighs In on U.S. Law Enforcement Corruption in Colombia

Baruch Vega: Narcos, Colombian Police, DEA and U.S. Customs Collaborate in a “Devil’s Cartel”

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

March 19, 2006


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