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For Lack of a Laptop, “a Country Called América” Is In Greater Danger Today

An Emergency Appeal After the Crash of the Hard Drive in the Narco Newsroom

By Bill Conroy
The Fund for Authentic Journalism

December 1, 2006


Acclaimed Muralist Among Oaxaca's Disappeared

The Arrest of Gerardo Bonilla

By Counterpunch News Service
Counterpunch

November 30, 2006


Human Rights Observer Held in Oaxaca Prison

Alberto Cilia Ocampo came to Oaxaca to document cases of forced disappearances and other human rights violations on Monday. There, he became the next case.

By John Gibler
Indymedia New York

November 30, 2006


The Coup d’Etat in Mexico

As a New Regime Prepares to Seize Control December 1, Promising a New Wave of Repression, the Antidote Is Being Born from Below

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Golpe de Estado en México
en français... Coup d’état au Mexique
in italiano... Il Colpo di Stato in Messico

November 29, 2006


Oaxaca: The End of Tolerance

Why is this Repression Carried out Against the Popular Movement? And why Now?

By Luis Hernández Navarro
La Jornada

en español... Oaxaca: el fin de la tolerancia
en français... Oaxaca : fin de la tolérance
in italiano... Oaxaca: fine della tolleranza

November 28, 2006


Update on Oaxaca

Government Launches New Aggression Against the Popular Assembly Movement

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en français... Oaxaca : dernières nouvelles
in italiano... Aggiornamento su Oaxaca

November 27, 2006


México Bravo? Barbarous River?

In Matamoros with the Zapatista Other Campaign

By Rodrigo Ibarra
The Trojan Rocinante, Column #3

en español... ¿México Bravo? ¿Río Bárbaro?
en français... Mexique Bravo ? Rio barbare ?
in het Nederlands... Barbaars Mexico ?

December 3, 2006


An Affront to the People of Oaxaca

A Chronicle of the Battle of November 25

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en français... Une offense au peuple de Oaxaca

November 27, 2006


Global Support for the APPO

Los de abajo

By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez
La Jornada

en español... Apoyo mundial a la APPO
em português... Apoio mundial à APPO
en français... Le monde soutient l’APPO
in italiano... Appoggio mondiale all'APPO

November 27, 2006


Offensive by the Federal Preventive Police Against the People of Oaxaca

Confrontation Continues Between the Police and the APPO in Different Parts of the City

By the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO)
The Other Oaxaca

en español... Ofensiva de la PFP contra el pueblo de Oaxaca
em português... Ofensiva da PFP contra o povo de Oaxaca
en français... Offensive de la Police Fédérale Préventive (PFP) contre le peuple de Oaxaca
in italiano... Offensiva della PFP contro il popolo di Oaxaca

November 25, 2006


Clarification by the CCRI-CG of the EZLN and the Sixth Commission About Recent Events in the State of Chiapas

The Attacked in Montes Azules “Are Not Zapatista Bases of Support”

By the Zapatista Army of National Liberation
Sixth Commission

en español... Aclaración del CCRI-CG del EZLN y Comisión Sexta sobre los pasados acontecimientos en el estado de Chiapas
auf Deutsch... Aufklärung des CCRI-CG der EZLN und der Sechsten Kommission über die vergangenen Vorkommnisse im Bundesstaat Chiapas
en français... Eclaircissement du CCRI-CG de l’EZLN et de la sixième commission sur les évènements récents dans l’Etat du Chiapas
in italiano... Chiarimento del CCRI-CG dell'EZLN e della Commissione Sesta sui fatti accaduti nello stato del Chiapas

November 25, 2006


Marcos: “We Are On the Eve of Either a Great Uprising or a Civil War”

Calderón Will Begin to Fall from the Day He Takes Office, Warns the Rebel Leader

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Marcos: “Estamos en vísperas de un gran alzamiento o una guerra civil”
en français... Marcos : « Nous sommes à la veille d’un grand soulèvement ou d’une guerre civile »
in italiano... Marcos: “Siamo alla vigilia di una grande insurrezione o di una guerra civile”

November 24, 2006


The APPO Grows

The Guelatao Declaration of the Zapoteco, Mixe and Chinanteco Peoples of Oaxaca's Sierra Juárez

By Indigenous Communities
The Other Oaxaca

en español... Se crece la APPO
en français... La APPO s’agrandit

November 22, 2006


OIDHO Proposals for the Constitutional Congress of the APPO

“We Are Not Only Struggling Against a Local Tyrant, But Against an Entire System”

By the Indian Organizations for Human Rights of Oaxaca (OIDHO)
Translated by El Enemigo Comun

en español... Propuestas para el Congreso Constitutivo de la APPO

November 22, 2006


Telesur Journalist Arrested and Accused of “Terrorism” in Colombia

Freddy Muñoz, Who Exposed the Ugly Side of the Colombian and U.S. Governments’ War Against Leftwing Rebels, Targeted in Attack on Press Freedom

By Dan Feder
Via the Narcosphere

November 20, 2006


Colombia's Indigenous Nasa Women Resist

The Development of Peaceful Self-Defense Strategies in a Conflict Zone

By Teo Ballvé
NACLA

November 20, 2006


Video: The Zapatista November 20 Blockade in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas

At the Entrance to the Route to Comitán, Ocosingo and Palenque, One of 18 Blockades Throughout the State

By Oscar Beard
Indymedia UK

en español... Video: El bloqueo zapatista del 20 de noviembre en San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas
in italiano... Video: Il blocco zapatista del 20 novembre a San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas

November 20, 2006


APPO Supporters Endure Torture

Rene Trujillo Martínez, a Thin 25-Year-Old Lawyer and Volunteer Radio Announcer with the APPO Holds the Uncomfortable Distinction of Having Survived a Disappearance

By John Gibler
El Universal

November 20, 2006


On the 96th Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, Oaxaca

The Movement Has Taken on a Life that Confounds Observers; “the Federal Police Could Suffer Military Defeat”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en français... 96ème anniversaire de la Révolution Mexicaine, Oaxaca

November 20, 2006


Blockades Close Chiapas in Defense of Oaxaca

Thousands of Indigenous Civilians from Zapatista Communities Successfully Stop Traffic on All Major Roads and Highways in the Highlands and Jungle Regions

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

en español... Los bloqueos en defensa de Oaxaca cierran a Chiapas
en français... Les barrages établis pour soutenir Oaxaca ferment le Chiapas
in italiano... I blocchi in difesa di Oaxaca serrano il Chiapas

November 20, 2006


Urgent Call to Action in Support of the APPO for November 20

Peaceful Protests in Front of Mexican Embassies and Consulates, Blockades, Marches, Sit-ins, Rallies and Any Other Actions

By Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN
Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN)

en español... EZLN: Llamado internacional para realizar acciones en apoyo a la APPO, este 20 de noviembre
en français... EZLN : appel international à la réalisation d’actions de soutien à l’APPO, ce 20 novembre

November 19, 2006


FOIA Lawsuit Seeks to Force DEA, DOJ to Come Clean on the House of Death

Department of Justice Appears Willing to Defy Federal Law to Assure that Certain Documents Never Become Public

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

November 18, 2006


The Other Campaign Begins its Tour Through Nuevo Leon, November 15

Meeting with Adherents in Monterrey and Apodaca at the Dr. Margil Museum House

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Comienza la gira por Nuevo León, 15 de noviembre
en français... Début du tour à travers le Nuevo Leon, 15 novembre

November 19, 2006


Oaxaca’s Popular Movement at Six Months

Arrests, Disappearances, Assassinations and Human Rights Violations are Manifold but Have Failed to Stop the Struggle

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

em português... Movimento Popular de Oaxaca com Seis Meses

November 17, 2006


Chiapan Indigenous Pacifist Group is First to Lead Peace Caravan into Oaxaca City

Mendoza: “What Las Abejas Represents, With All of Their Peaceful Marches and Ancient Customs, is a Very Important Part of the History of Our People”

By Bridget Huber
The Press Institute for Women in the Developing World

November 16, 2006


Correction and Update on the Viejo Velasco Massacre in Chiapas

The Good News: Some of those Reported Dead are Alive. The Bad News: Others Were Massacred, and the Conflict Continues

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

en español... Corrección y actualización sobre la Masacre en Viejo Velasco, Chiapas
en français... Rectificatif et actualisation de l’article du massacre de Viejo Velasco au Chiapas
in italiano... Correzione ed aggiornamento sul massacro a Viejo Velasco, Chiapas

November 16, 2006


Compañeros of Huitepec Continue to Be Harassed and Threatened by Government Authorities

The Good Government Council of Oventik asks Adherents to the Other Campaign for Solidarity and to Remain Attentive

By The Good Government Council
Central Heart of the Zapatistas in Front of the World

en español... Compañeros de Huitepec siguen siendo hostigados y amenazados por las autoridades gubernamentales
auf Deutsch... Junta der guten regierung
en français... Les compañeros d’Huitepec toujours harcelés et menacés par les autorités gouvernementales
in italiano... Compagni di Huitepec continuano ad essere perseguitati e minacciati dalle autorità governative

November 16, 2006


Revving Up the Dirty War in Oaxaca

Federal Police Complicit in "Disappearing" Civilians

By George Salzman
Commentary from Oaxaca

November 16, 2006


The Other Campaign, in the Land of Narco-Corridos, Sifts Reality from Myth

Testimonies “From Below and to the Left” Explain that the U.S.-Imposed Drug War Has Been a Disaster in Northern Mexico

By Dan Feder
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Durango

en español... La otra campaña, en la tierra de los narcocorridos, separa el mito de la realidad
en français... L’Autre Campagne sur les terres des « narcocorridos » (chansons parlant de la drogue), du mythe à la réalité
in het Nederlands... De Andere Campagne, in het land van de Narco-Corridos, onderscheidt realiteit van mythe

November 15, 2006


Oaxaca’s APPO Forms Permanent Government, Announces Escalation of Resistance

3,000 Delegates Meet in the Midst of State Repression and Reorganize for the Struggle Ahead

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en français... L’APPO de Oaxaca forme un gouvernement permanent, annonçant une intensification de la résistance

November 14, 2006


Massacre in Chiapas: Six Women, Three Men, Two Children, Assassinated in Montes Azules

Indigenous Communities and Human Rights Organizations Warned State and Federal Governments of Threats, but Authorities Failed to Act

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

en español... Matanza en Chiapas: seis mujeres, tres hombres y dos niños, asesinados en Montes Azules
auf Deutsch... Massaker in Chiapas: Sechs Frauen, Drei Männer, Zwei Kinder ermordet in Montes Azules
en français... Massacre au Chiapas : six femmes, trois hommes et deux enfants, assassinés à Montes Azules
in italiano... Massacro in Chiapas: sei donne, tre uomini e due bambini assassinati nei Montes Azules

November 13, 2006


A Chronicle of the October 29 PFP Invasion of Oaxaca

Another Angle of Events Before and During the Advance of Federal Forces into the City of Oaxaca

By Jacob Muller
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

November 13, 2006


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The House of Death Returns

Listen 5 p.m. ET for an Update on the Continuing Saga with Bill Conroy on WBAI New York

By Expert Witness
WBAI Radio

November 13, 2006


On The Dream of Indymedia and the Murder Of Brad Will

“There is a Much Older and Vibrant Tradition of Journalism in America Than the Prevailing Post-WWII Fashion a la the New York Times

By Gabriel Freeman
Eat the State

November 12, 2006


Call for Congressional Hearings on Corruption and Cover-Up at the US Department of Homeland Security

An Open Letter to the 110th United States Congress

By Miguel Contreras
Via The Narcosphere

November 11, 2006


Video: Caravan Leaves Chiapas in Support of the People of Oaxaca

Survivors of the Slaughter of Acteal Respond to the Call of the APPO

By Promedios
Chiapas Indymedia

en español... Video: Caravana sale de Chiapas en apoyo del pueblo de Oaxaca
in italiano... Video: Carovana parte dal Chiapas in appoggio del popolo di Oaxaca

November 11, 2006


Letter from Political Prisoners to the People of Oaxaca in Struggle

“You Have Shown Us to Unite in Our Struggles”

By Compañeras Gloria, Mariana, Norma, Suelen, Edith, Magdalena, Maria Luisa and Patricia
Chiconautla and Santiaguito, the State of Mexico

en español... Carta de Presas Políticas al Pueblo de Oaxaca en Lucha
en français... Lettre de prisonnières politiques au peuple de Oaxaca en lutte

November 11, 2006


Walking in the Footsteps of Francisco Villa

In Durango with the Zapatista Other Campaign

By Rodrigo Ibarra
The Trojan Rocinante

en español... Andar las huellas de Francisco Villa

November 10, 2006


Oaxaca Fights Back

The Rebellion Is Proof That for Many People, Even Physical Preservation Can Become Secondary to Fighting for a Conviction

By Laura Carlsen
Foreign Policy in Focus - IRC

en español... Oaxaca Seguirá luchando
en français... Oaxaca contre-attaque

November 9, 2006


US Customs and Border Protection Helicopter Violated Mexican Airspace, and Agency Rules, During the November 1 Zapatista Protest on the Juárez-El Paso Bridge

Government Source: The Chopper Flew Too Close to Ground, and Too Far into Mexican Territory

By Bill Conroy and Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign on the Mexico-US Border

November 8, 2006


“Nothing but Dirt to Drink” in the Comarca Lagunera

In the Land of Pancho Villa, Fertile Communal Fields Have Given Way to Drought and Poverty, and Struggling Farmers Look Toward the Other Campaign for Hope

By Dan Feder
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Coahuila and Durango

en français... « Rien d’autre à boire que la poussière » dans la Comarca Lagunera
in het Nederlands... “Niets dan vuiligheid om te drinken” in de Comarca Lagunera

November 8, 2006


The Communications War in Oaxaca

Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz Has Lost the Media War

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La Guerra de Comunicaciones en Oaxaca
em português... A guerra da comunicação em Oaxaca
en français... La guerre de communication à Oaxaca
in italiano... La Guerra dell'informazione a Oaxaca

November 7, 2006


Video: The All Saints Victory

The Battle of Oaxaca on November 2, 2006 (In Spanish)

By Mal de Ojo
Indymedia Video

en español... Video: Victoria de Todos Santos
in italiano... Video: La vittoria di Ognissanti

November 7, 2006


On the Highway to a New and Better World… but Out of Fuel

The Risks of Authentic Journalism Are Clearer than Ever, but Greater Danger and Harm Awaits Us All if We Are Unable to Do This Work

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

November 7, 2006


DEA Veteran Claims House of Death Informant had License to Murder

New Document Points the Finger Squarely at the U.S. Government, with Specific Detail, in Terms of its Complicity in the Mass Murder

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

November 6, 2006


Massive March in Oaxaca

Hundreds of Thousands of People Filled the Streets to Demand Governor's Ouster

By John Gibler
Indymedia NYC

in italiano... Manifestazione di Massa a Oaxaca

November 5, 2006


Members of the APPO and the Other Campaign Marched and Held a Blockade in the City Center

They Denounce the Deaths of Two Compañeros, a Minor and Fifty Detentions; Violent Incidents Occurred with the Police, Provoked by Masked Infiltrators

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

en español... Miembros de la APPO y de la Otra Campaña, realizan bloqueo y marcha en el centro de la ciudad

November 5, 2006


Caravana Arrives in Oaxaca for Megamarch

In Support of the APPO, Mexico City Residents Weather a Military Search Before Arriving in Oaxaca

By Julie Webb-Pullman
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

November 5, 2006


Sixth Megamarch Organized by APPO Underway in Oaxaca

With Military Troops Arriving in the City Under Cover of Night, Another Face-Off Between the People and Government Forces Looms

By Nancy Davies
via the Narcosphere

November 5, 2006


Que Pasa en Oaxaca?

It is the Federal Police Who Now Look Surrounded and Isolated as they Camp Out in the Square

By Michael McCaughan
The Nation

November 5, 2006


The Power of Listening

The Other Campaign's Visit to Magdalena de Kino, Sonora, Heard the Grievances of Borderland Indians

By Mark Poepsel
Arizona Daily Wildcat

November 5, 2006


The Other Campaign Takes Over Juárez-El Paso International Bridge in Solidarity with Oaxaca

US Police Attempt to Intimidate Protesters

By Karla Garza
Indymedia Chiapas

en español... Toma La Otra Campaña puente internacional Juárez-El Paso en solidaridad con Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... Die Andere Kampagne besetzt die internationale Brücke Juárez-El Paso in Solidarität mit Oaxaca

November 4, 2006


The Battle of Ciudad Universitaria

Empowered by Victory Over the PFP, the APPO Calls for Reinforced Barricades Throughout Oaxaca; Announces a Sixth Megamarch for Sunday

By James Daria
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

November 3, 2006


“Reawakening Hope in the Hearts of Those Who Have Considered this Empire Invincible”

A Call to Readers North of the Border to Support Narco News

By Sean Donahue
Narco News School of Authentic Journalism, Class of 2004

November 3, 2006


“I Really Like the Cops”

The Assassinated Journalist and his Guitar, Sang a Topical Song by Desert Rat

By Brad Will
Friends of Brad Will

in italiano... "Mi piacciono tanto i poliziotti"

November 3, 2006


Radio Universidad in Oaxaca Still Broadcasting, A Miracle of People's Resistance

After Seven Hours of Pitched Battle, the Federal Police Forced to Retreat

By George Salzman
Commentary from Oaxaca

November 2, 2006


Rebel Leader Decries Planned Wall, Criticizes Bush, Fox

Includes Video of Subcomandante Marcos and the Other Campaign Blockading the Juarez-El Paso Bridge

By Louie Gilot
El Paso Times

November 2, 2006


The APPO Wins an Important Battle Against the PFP

The APPO has Forced the PFP Into a Retreat From its Attempted Incursion Into the Benito Juarez University

By Greg Berger
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Sonora

en español... La APPO gana una batalla importante contra de la PFP
en français... L’APPO gagne une bataille importante contre la Police Préventive Fédérale (PFP)
in italiano... L'APPO vince una battaglia importante contro la PFP

November 2, 2006


Oaxaca Update: War Escalates and Brad Will's Killers

Large Mobilizations of the APPO Reportedly Surround the PFP as Secretary of the Interior Calls for the Withdrawl of Police Forces

By Simon Fitzgerald
La Luchita

en español... Oaxaca Al Día: La Guerra Crece e Indician a los Asesinos de Brad Will

November 2, 2006


“The War is On in Oaxaca”

PFP Increasing Hostilities in Oaxaca as they Invade Ciudad Universitaria, the Autonomous University of Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
via the Narcosphere

November 2, 2006


In Oaxaca, Fox Opts for the Heavy Hand

Civil Rights Violations Documented; Federal Police Use Cherished Zócalo for Toilet Needs

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

November 2, 2006


Oaxaca: Solitary in Flames

The Democratic Revolution Party Isn’t Willing, Nor can it Mobilize, to Defend the Popular Movement in Oaxaca

By Adolfo Gilly
La Jornada

en español... Oaxaca, soledad en llamas
in italiano... Oaxaca, solitudine in fiamme

November 1, 2006


Members of the Zapatista Other Campaign Blockade the Mexico City-Acapulco Superhighway in Defense of the People of Oaxaca

On the Day of the Dead, Mexico’s Busiest Highway is Brought to a Standstill to Demand the Immediate Withdrawal of the PFP from Oaxaca

By Greg Berger
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Morelos

November 1, 2006


PFP Occupation of Oaxaca Reveals Growing Polarization Within the Populace

A “March for Peace” in Support of Embattled Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz Exposes the Existence of a Deep Seated Economic and Social Divide

By James Daria
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

November 1, 2006


Communique from the National Indigenous Congress in Support of the APPO

“We are Calling on the Mexican People… to not Falter in the Path nor Let the Voice Fall Against State Terror and for a New Mexico, Truly Free, Just and Democratic”

By The National Indigenous Congress
The Other Mexico

en español... Comunicado del Congreso Nacional Indigena en apoyo del APPO
auf Deutsch... Communiqué des Nationalen Indigenen Kongresses in Unterstützung der APPO
in italiano... Comunicato del Congresso Nazionale Indigeno a sostegno dell'APPO

October 31, 2006


¡Presente! Brad Will’s Ghost at the NYC Mexican Consulate

Protesters, Friends and Others Honor Brad's Life and Struggle by Bringing “One More Night At the Barricades” to the Streets of New York City

By RJ Maccani
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

October 31, 2006


A Call from the Zapatistas: Oaxaca Is Not Alone

Shut-Down of Roads, Highways and the Media on November 1; General Strike Called for November 20

By the Sixth Commission of the EZLN
The Other Mexico

en español... Llamado del EZLN: Oaxaca no está sola
em português... A mensagem que os zapatistas: Oaxaca, não estão sozinhos!
auf Deutsch... Aufruf der EZLN: Oaxaca ist nicht allein
en français... Un appel des Zapatistes : Oaxaca n’est pas seul
in italiano... Appello dell'EZLN: Oaxaca non è sola

October 30, 2006


List of Protests to Defend the People of Oaxaca

The ANSWER Coalition Urges Organizations and Activists Across the United States to Organize or Attend emergency Protests Targeting Mexican Consulates

By A.N.S.W.E.R.
The Other Campaign on the Other Side

October 30, 2006


Art and Trade High School Reborn in the Yaqui Valley

“Everything is Possible, Especially Since We Have the Other Campaign Here With Us”

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

en español... La preparatoria de artes y oficios renace en el valle yaqui
in het Nederlands... Herboren Kunst-en Nijverheidschool in de Yaqui Vallei

October 30, 2006


Eyewitness Report: October 29, 2006

Authentic Journalists, Undeterred by State Violence, Record the Invasion of Oaxaca by the PFP

By the Other Media Reporting from Oaxaca
Now Screening in Salón Chingón

en español... Testimonio presencial: 29 de octubre, 2006
in italiano... Testimonianza diretta: 29 ottobre 2006

October 30, 2006


Chronicle of the Battle of Oaxaca: Stage Three, Day One

The Majority of People on the Street Waiting to Confront the Police were Common Citizens Ready to Put Their Lives on the Line

By James Daria
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

en español... Crónica de la batalla de Oaxaca: tercera etapa, día uno

October 30, 2006


On the Streets of Oaxaca, the People Remember Brad Will

“Covering the Current Events in Oaxaca Since Brad’s Death Has Been a Completely Different Experience”

By James Daria
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

October 30, 2006


Mexican Federal Police Invade… but the APPO Still Controls the Heart of Oaxaca

The Full Weight of the Mexican Federal Government Falls on the Oaxaca Rebels, and Fails to Subdue Them.

By Gregory Berger
Via The Narcosphere

October 30, 2006


Police Forces Enter Oaxaca with Water Cannons and Gunshots

IMSS Nurse Jorge Alberto López Bernal, Teacher Fidel García, and an Unidentified Minor Die; Eight Are Injured

By Enrique Mendez, Blanche Petrich, Gustavo Castillo and Octavio Velez
La Jornada

en español... Con tanquetas y disparos entran las fuerzas policiacas a Oaxaca
in italiano... Con blindati e spari le forze di polizia entrano a Oaxaca

October 30, 2006


Federal Preventive Police Arrest at Least Fifty Despite Non-Violent Resistance by the APPO

High Presence of Citizens and Awareness on the Streets Give Oaxacans a Sense of Optimism

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 30, 2006


In Santa María Coyotepec, Inhabitants Turned Against the Teachers

Testimonies Revealed that Sharpshooters were Present During the Attack on Friday

By Blanche Petrich y Enrique Mendez
La Jornada

en español... En Santa María Coyotepec pobladores fueron instigados contra los maestros

October 29, 2006


APPO Reports Two Dead in Confrontations with Federal Police in Oaxaca

The Movement’s Radio Station Goes Off the Air as the State University Campus is Taken

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

October 29, 2006


The Assassination of Brad Will and the White Owl of Oaxaca

A Report from Oaxaca by the British Journalist Who the Radio Declared Dead for an Hour After Brad Was Gunned Down

By John Dickie
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Asesinato de Brad Will y la Lechuza Blanca de Oaxaca

October 29, 2006


Federal Police March on Oaxaca

Nonviolent Resistance as Thousands of Police Occupy the Rebel City

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

October 29, 2006


Oaxaca Burns: PFP Invasion Right Now

Zocalo and University Campus Under Siege

By Simon Fitzgerald
La Luchita

October 29, 2006


Brad Will (1970-2006): Final Report

Final Moments Captured by the Slain Journalist’s Camera in Oaxaca

By Brad Will
Now Screening in Salón Chingón

en español... Brad Will (1970-2006): reportaje final
in italiano... Brad Will (1970-2006): ultimo reportage

October 29, 2006


“Brad Will was a Dear Friend, and a True Revolutionary”

A Friend Reflects on His Memories of Slain Independent Journalist Brad Will

By David Rovics
Indymedia NYC

October 29, 2006


Death in Oaxaca

Another Death in the Months Long Resistance in Oaxaca, Mexico

By Brad Will
Originally published on October 17 by the New York City Independent Media Center

en español... Muerte en Oaxaca
in italiano... Ultime Note del Giornalista di Indymedia Brad Will

October 29, 2006


National-Security Trump Card Played in House of Death Cover-Up

Why are High-Level Officials so Desparate to Hide Contents of ICE and DEA’s Own Report on the Drug War Murder Case?

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

October 28, 2006


Federal Police Authorized to Enter Oaxaca

A Day Of Killings While Teachers Negotiate in Mexico City

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La policía federal, autorizada para entrar a Oaxaca

October 28, 2006


A Commission Will go to the Meeting of the Zapatista “Other Campaign” in Juárez

Migratory Status of Many Mexicans Prevents Them From Attending, “Because of Which, We Have Prepared a Video, so That They May Speak on Their Situation...”

By Damaso Gonzalez
El Diario

en español... Comisión irá de Nueva York a encuentro de “La Otra Campaña” zapatista en Juárez

October 27, 2006


Brad Will, New York Documentary Filmmaker and Indymedia Reporter, Assassinated by Pro-Government Gunshot in Oaxaca While Reporting the Story

Photographer Oswaldo Ramirez of the Daily Milenio Wounded in Attack by Shooters for Ulises Ruiz Ortiz in Santa Lucia del Camino

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

en español... Brad Will, documentalista neoyorquino y reportero de Indymedia, asesinado por balas del gobierno en Oaxaca mientras informaba
en français... Brad Will, documentariste new-yorkais et reporter pour Indymedia, a été assassiné par des balles pro-gouvernementales à Oaxaca alors qu’il informait
in italiano... Brad Will, documentarista newyorkiese e reporter di Indymedia, assassinato dai proiettili del governo in Oaxaca mentre informava

October 27, 2006


“Forward, People! Let’s Take Back Oaxaca”

“Neighbors” Armed with AR-15 Rifles Enjoyed Complete Impunity During the Bloodiest Day of the Oaxaca Conflict

By Diego Enrique Osorno
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “¡Adelante pueblo!, recuperemos Oaxaca”
in italiano... “Avanti gente! Riprendiamo Oaxaca”

October 28, 2006


The Toll of Friday the 27th: Three People Assassinated, Eleven Wounded, Two Missing

The APPO Installs 1,000 Barricades in Broad Daylight; PRI Militants and Police Respond with 21 Armed Attacks

By Diego Enrique Osorno
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El saldo del viernes 27: tres personas asesinadas, 11 heridas y dos desaparecidas
en français... Le bilan du vendredi 27 : trois personnes assassinées, 11 blessés et deux disparus
in italiano... Il saldo di venerdì 27: tre persone uccise, 11 ferite e due desaparecidos

October 28, 2006


Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly Throws Down a Challenge to the Governor: General Strike on October 27, 28, and 29

Divisions in the Teachers’ Union as Members Vote to Return to Classes

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 27, 2006


“We Want This Border To Disappear”

The Other Campaign in the Sonora Desert, Where the U.S.-Mexico Border Cuts an Indigenous Nation in Two

By Mary Ann Tenuto Sánchez
Chiapas Support Committee

October 26, 2006


The Other Campaign in Sonora: “Our Struggle is for Humanity…”

A Meeting with the Tohono, O’odham, Navajo and Cherokee Peoples in Magdalena de Kino, October 21

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Comienza la gira por Sonora, 21 de octubre de 2006
auf Deutsch... Worte von Delegado Zero in Magdalena de Kino, Sonora

October 26, 2006


Sergio Almaguer, Secretary General of the Mexican Party of Communists, Has Died

Since the Publication of the Sixth Declaration from the Lacandon Jungle, He Had Been a Dedicated Promoter of the Zapatista Other Campaign

By the Sixth Commission of the EZLN
The Other Mexico

en español... Murió el compañero Sergio Almaguer, Secretario General del Partido de los Comunistas
in italiano... È morto il compagno Sergio Almaguer, Segretario Generale del Partito dei Comunisti

October 26, 2006


“The First Thing We Need to Do is to Know One Another and Find Agreement”

Words of Delegate Zero During a Meeting with Adherents in San Quintín

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

October 25, 2006


Help Narco News Continue to “Brush History Against the Grain”

A Letter to Readers from Juan Trujillo in Mexico City

By Juan Trujillo
Correspondent, The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign

October 25, 2006


The Comca’ac Indigenous Group Denounces the Sonora State Government’s Plan to Take their Lands

They Accuse the Governor of Flying Over the Sacred Tiburón Island by Helicopter as He Plots Its Development for Tourism

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Denuncian indígenas comca’ac planes del gobierno de Sonora para quitarles sus tierras
in italiano... Gli indigeni comca'ac denunciano i piani del governo di Sonora per toglier loro le terre

October 24, 2006


APPO in Yucatán

The Oaxaca Movement Declares Solidarity with the Peasant Farmers of Oxcum, Unjustly Imprisoned by the Governor

By Rafael Gómez Chi
Por Esto!

en español... APPO en Yucatán
en français... L’APPO au Yucatan
in italiano... APPO in Yucatan

October 24, 2006


The Brown Berets of Watsonville, California

In a City of Immigrant Farmworkers, a New Youth Movement Draws Inspiration from the Zapatistas and the Radical Organizing of the 60s

By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez
La Jornada

en español... Las Boinas Cafés de Watsonville, California
in italiano... The Brown Berets / I Berretti Marroni

October 24, 2006


Oaxaca Teachers Refuse to Budge, Reject Order from their Own Union Leadership to Return to Classes

National Senate Refuses to Resolve Oaxaca Stand-Off: APPO Must Find its Own Solutions

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 24, 2006


The Other Campaign in San Quintín Valley, Baja California

A Meeting in the Triqui Neighborhood of Lomas de San Ramón

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... En el valle de San Quintín, Baja California, 16 de octubre

October 23, 2006


The Other Campaign Says No to a Cell Phone Tower in La Paz and a Gas Refinery in Ensenada

The Price of “Progress” in Baja California Is Dumped onto Those Who Do Not Benefit From It

By Ginna Villarreal
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Baja California Sur and Norte

en español... La otra campaña dice No a la torre de teléfono móvil en el La Paz y No a una refinería de gas en Ensenada.
en français... L’Autre Campagne dit non à une antenne-relais de téléphone portable à La Paz et à une raffinerie de gaz à Ensenada
in het Nederlands... De Andere Campagne zegt nee tegen een GSM-toren in La Paz en tegen een gasraffinaderij in The Other Campaign Ensenada

October 23, 2006


Marcos: The Zapatistas Will Defend the Cucapa and Kiliwa Peoples of Baja California

The Kiliwa Had Declared a “Death Pact” After the Government and Gringo “Conservation” Groups Forbade Them from Fishing; Next Fishing Season Will See a Zapatista Camp on Their Lands

By Kristin Bricker
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Baja California

en español... Marcos: Los zapatistas se unen a la lucha de los Cucapá y los Kiliwa de Baja California
in het Nederlands... Marcos: De Zapatisten zullen de de Cucapa- en de Kiliwavolkeren van Baja Californië verdedigen

October 22, 2006


The Atenco, Oaxaca and Zapatista Rebels Unite in Public for the First Time

At the Scene of the Atenco Massacre of May 3–4, the Mexican Left Shows its Willingness to Forge Alliances and Defy the State

By Greg Berger
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in the State of Mexico

en español... Los rebeldes de Atenco, Oaxaca y Zapatistas se reúnen en público por primera vez

October 22, 2006


Marcos Details the Next Stages of the Other Campaign

Two Indigenous Comandantes Will Travel to Live in Each State; Later, “We Will Travel To Every Part of the United States and Canada”

By Simon Fitzgerald
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Baja California

en español... Marcos detalla las etapas siguientes de la Otra Campaña
em português... Marcos detalha as etapas seguintes da Outra Campanha
en français... Marcos détaille les prochaines étapes de l’Autre Campagne.
in italiano... Marcos illustra le tappe successive dell'Altra Campagna
in het Nederlands... Marcos geeft details over de volgende stappen van de Andere Campagne

October 21, 2006


Marcos in Tijuana Speaks a Little English: “So… Let’s Talk About Walls”

The Other Campaign Hits the US-Mexico Border, Where the Indigenous Are Called “Migrants” and Roots Run Deep

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Baja California

en español... Marcos en Tijuana habla un poco en inglés, acerca de los muros: “So, let’s talk about walls”
en français... A Tijuana, Marcos parle un peu en anglais à propos du mur : « So… Let’s talk about walls »
in het Nederlands... Marcos spreekt een beetje Engels in Tijuana: “So… Let’s Talk About Walls”

October 20, 2006


Military Plan to Outsource “Humanitarian” Preparedness in Latin America Has Other Goals In Mind

A Look at the Document Reveals that Contractors Would Have Dual Role, Also “Deterring Would-Be Aggressors” in “Regions of Tension”

By Stephen Peacock
Via the Narcosphere

October 20, 2006


Nine Dead: Indigenous Teacher Assassinated in Oaxaca City

The APPO Declares Maximum Alert After Reports of PRI Members Preparing Attack

By Enrique Mendez and Octavio Velez
La Jornada

en español... Alerta Máxima: Asesinan a tiros en Oaxaca a un maestro de educación indígena
en français... Oaxaca : Assassinat d’un instituteur indigène.
in italiano... Assassinano un dirigente della APPO

October 20, 2006


“Another World Without Borders Is Possible”

A Report from the First Annual Southwest Border Social Forum

By Amber Howard
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign on the Other Side

October 19, 2006


Inspector General Report Blasts ICE on its Customs Discipline Procedure

Homeland Security Favoritism and Cronyism: Whistleblowers and Discrimination Victims Face Retaliation While Those Accused of Wrongdoing Are Protected

By Miguel Contreras
Via The Narcosphere

October 19, 2006


Oaxaca: Eight Dead, Eight

The Blood Flows from the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO)

By Luis Hernández Navarro
La Jornada

en español... Oaxaca: Ocho Muertos, Ocho
in italiano... Oaxaca: otto morti, otto

October 19, 2006


Is the Colombian Government Conspiring with Drummond to Silence Francisco Ramírez?

Despite Increasing Threats, Uribe’s Police Cut Back Security Measures for the Unionist and Outspoken Critic of a U.S. Coal Company with Close Ties to the Administration

By Sean Donahue
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

October 18, 2006


A Revolution with an Absolute Minimum of Violence

It’s Not “News” – But it Should Be

By George Salzman
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... "Una Revolución con un mínimo absoluto de violencia"
em português... Uma revoução com um mínimo absoluto de violência

October 18, 2006


Marcos Announces Continental Indigenous Encounter for October 2007

“Let’s invite the indigenous people of Canada and the United States... and let’s invite the indigenous people of South America and Central America”

By Kristin Bricker
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Baja California

en español... Marcos anuncia Encuentro Indígena Continental para octubre de 2007
auf Deutsch... Marcos kündigt Kontinentales Indigenes Encuentro für Oktober 2007 an
in italiano... Marcos annuncia un Incontro Indigeno Continentale per l’ottobre del 2007
in het Nederlands... Marcos kondigt een Continentale Indianenbijeenkomst aan voor oktober 2007

October 18, 2006


A Market System Designed to Prosper from Misfortunes

In Culiacán, Sinaloa, Delegate Zero Hears Testimonies from People Pushed to the Margins by Capitalism

By Ginna Villarreal
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Sinaloa

in het Nederlands... Een marktsysteem ontworpen om te bloeien op de rug van ellende

October 17, 2006


Message from the Political Prisoners of Atenco in the La Palma Maximum Security Prison

“The intensification of the repression is nothing but the intensification of the federal and state war against the people.”

By Prisoners of Atenco
Writing from the Santiaguito Prison

en español... Mensaje de los compañeros presos políticos de Atenco desde el penal de máxima seguridad de La Palma, Estado de México

October 17, 2006


Atenco in the Lacandon Jungle

Violence Threatenes Zapatistas in Tumbalá

By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez
La Jornada

en español... Atenco en la Selva Lancandona
in italiano... Atenco nella Selva Lancandona

October 17, 2006


Oaxaca Women Tap for Hope with Their Fingernails

As Stalemate Continues Between Federal Government and Popular Uprising, APPO Holds a “Dialog for Peace,” PRI Supporters Burn Indigenous Radio Stations, and Soldiers Shoot a Protester Dead

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 17, 2006


Testimony of the Corruption of the Party of the Democratic Revolution

Words of Ernesto Alonso López Uriarte, representative of the Alfredo Jiménez Mota Union of Journalists, in Culiacan the 10th of October

By Ernesto Alonso Lopez Uriarte
The Other Mexico

en español... Testimonio de la “ratería” del Partido de la Revolución Democrática

October 16, 2006


Paramilitary attacks continue in Oaxaca

Soldiers in Civilan Clothes Fire on Unarmed Protesters

By John Gibler
ZNet

October 16, 2006


Mexico's Presidential Swindle

Anatomy of an Election Fraud and the Surge of a More Determined and Non-Electoral Left from Atenco to Oaxaca to the EZLN Other Campaign

By Al Giordano
New Left Review, London

October 16, 2006


Farmers, Ranchers, and the Zapatista Other Campaign Shut Down the Largest Salt Mine on Earth

Mitsubishi and the Mexican Government Lose Control of Exportadora del Sal S.A. de C.V. in Baja California Sur; Marcos and Adherents Set Up Camp at the Pumping Stations

By Al Giordano
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Ejidatarios juntos con la Otra Campaña zapatista, cierran la mina de sal más grande del mundo
auf Deutsch... Campesinos, Viehzüchter und die Zapatistische Andere Kampagne schließen die größte Salzmine der Welt

October 16, 2006


Mothers of the Disappeared in Sinaloa

The Other Campaign Meets with Relatives of Victims from Mexico’s “Dirty War”

By Simon Fitzgerald
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Sinaloa

en español... Las madres de los desaparecidos en Sinaloa
auf Deutsch... Mütter der Verschwundenen in Sinaloa
en français... Mères des Disparus au Sinaloa
in het Nederlands... Moeders van verdwenen kinderen in Sinaloa

October 15, 2006


What is the Dallas Morning News smoking?

Commercial Daily Fails Again to Uncover the Truth Behind the “House of Death”

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

October 15, 2006


Imagine “the Big Hotels, Owned by All of You,” and that, “Newspapers Will Be Property of their Workers”

After Witnessing Capitalism’s Destruction of Nature and Human Beings on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos Sharpens the Call for Expropriation of the Means of Production

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Baja California Sur

en español... “Imagínense que esos grandes hoteles fueran propiedad de ustedes,” y que “los periódicos fueran propiedad de los trabajadores”
auf Deutsch... Stellt euch vor, dass „die großen Hotels euch allen gehören“, und „die Zeitungen Eigentum ihrer Arbeitern wären“
en français... ‘Imaginez que ces grands hôtels vous appartiennent, et que les journaux appartiennent aux ouvriers’
in het Nederlands... Stel jullie voor dat “de grote hotels in jullie bezit zijn” en dat de “kranten in handen zijn van hun medewerkers”

October 15, 2006


Drummond Faces Dutch and Colombian Investigations of Colombia Coal, Oil Ventures

Suit Claims Company Launders Profits, Works with Death Squads, and Destroys Competition Thanks to “Symbiotic Relationship” with the Uribe Administration

By Stephen Flanagan Jackson
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

October 14, 2006


Police and Government Thugs Open Fire on APPO Members

Four Wounded Outside the Department of Citizen Protection in Oaxaca City

By Enrique Mendez and Octavio Velez
La Jornada

en español... Policías y porros abren fuego contra brigadistas de la APPO
in italiano... Poliziotti sparano contro membri dell’APPO

October 13, 2006


Zapatista Support Bases Threatened with Displacement in “Choles de Tumbala”

Indigenous Farmers on Reclaimed Communal Lands Face Government Threats Two Months After a Violent Attack on their Community

By La Otra Jovel
The Other Mexico

en español... Bases de apoyo zapatistas amenazadas de ser desalojadas en “Choles de Tumbala”
em português... Bases de apoio zapatistas ameaçadas de ser desalojadas em “Choles de Tumbala”
en français... Bases de soutien zapatistes menacées de déplacement à “Choles de Tumbala”
in italiano... Basi d’appoggio zapatiste minacciate di sgombero a “Choles de Tumbala”

October 13, 2006


“House of Death” Informant Fingers Mexican, U.S. Governments

“The Police, the Cartel, the Government, It’s All the Same People” Says the Former Mexican Cop in Court Records Obtained by Narco News

By Bill Conroy
Via The NarcoSphere

October 13, 2006


Delegate Zero Speaks in Mazatlán, Sinaloa

"Where before we only grew up and died, now we grow up learning. Now we grow up with pride of being an Indian; we are not embarrassed by our color, or our culture or our language."

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

auf Deutsch... Worte von Delegado Zero in Mazatlán, Sinaloa

October 13, 2006


Marcos: Calderón Will Not Conclude His Term as President Due to Social Unrest

In Sinaloa, the Zapatista Leader Warns That the Country is On the Verge of a Crisis

By Javier Valdez Cardenas
La Jornada

en español... Calderón no concluirá su gestión como presidente por el malestar
in italiano... Calderón non concluderá il suo mandato di presidente per il malcontento

October 13, 2006


Delegate Zero’s Words at Teacapán, Sinaloa

"As soon as we go someplace else, we are going to tell your story, and they are going to say: Why don't we all get together and struggle as one?"

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Reinicia la gira de la Comisión Sexta, jornada del 9 de octubre en Sinaloa

October 12, 2006


Banned from Traveling by Sea, Subcomandante Marcos Proposes to Head to Baja California via the Mexican Mainland

After First Denying Zapatista Delegate Zero His Constitutional Right of Free Transit, Baja Ferries Backs Down and May Now Let Him Board

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

October 12, 2006


From the Coffee Farms of Chiapas to the Shrimp Farms of the Sinaloan Coast, One Common Struggle

Sinaloa’s Fisherman Tell Subcomandante Marcos How They Are Being Forced from their Waters by Big Fishing Companies, New Regulations and Tourism Development

By Kristin Bricker
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Sinaloa

en español... De los plantíos de café en Chiapas a las granjas de camarón en la costa de Sinaloa: una lucha común
auf Deutsch... Von den Kaffee-Farmen in Chiapas zu den Shrimp-Farmen der Küste von Sinaloa – ein gemeinsamer Kampf
in het Nederlands... Van de koffieboeren in Chiapas tot de garnaalvissers in Sinaloa, één gemeenschappelijke strijd.

October 11, 2006


The People of Oaxaca’s March for Dignity Heads Towards Mexico City

A Conversation with Two Section 22 Teachers on the Long March from Morelos to Mexico State

By Erwin Slim
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Morelos and Mexico State

en español... La Marcha por la Dignidad de los Pueblos de Oaxaca sigue su camino hacia la ciudad de México

October 11, 2006


An Axis of Outcasts?

Mary O’Grady Leads the Pack as the Commercial Media Begin Attacks on Ecuador’s Rafael Correa

By Paul Henry
Via The Narcosphere

October 11, 2006


Subcomandante Marcos Pays Homage to Che Guevara and Praises Cuba

“The Rebellion That Now, Just as Before, Shakes the American Continent, Is Ours as Well”

By Ángeles Barrios Cabrera
Alternative Media Agency and Trade Editions

en español... Subcomandante Marcos rinde homenaje a Che Guevara y elogia a Cuba

October 11, 2006


The Zapatistas and the Other Campaign: Pedestrians of History V

Part Five: The Hour for Definitions?

By the Sixth Commission of the EZLN
Translated by Narco News

en español... L@s zapatistas y la Otra: los peatones de la historia. V.
auf Deutsch... Die Zapatistas und die Otra: Die Fußgänger der Geschichte. V.
en français... Les zapatistes et La Otra: les piétons de l’histoire. V
in italiano... Le/Gli zapatisti e L’Altra: i pedoni della storia V

October 11, 2006


APPO, The De Facto Government in Oaxaca, Moves Toward Permanence

As Both Sides Dance Around an Agreement, a Decentralized People’s Government, Based on Indigenous Traditions, Begins to Take Shape

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 10, 2006


“Thanks to Narco News, Positive Changes Have Taken Place”

A Letter to Readers from Former Customs Investigator Miguel Angel Contreras

By Miguel Angel Contreras
Founder and Former Chairman, Federal Hispanic Law Enforcement Officers Association

October 10, 2006


“House of Death” Informant Reveals His Story to Narco News

Former Mexican Policeman “Lalo” Alleges Corruption in U.S. Law Enforcement and a Plot to Send Him to His Death

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

October 9, 2006


Mexican Government Snubs Immigrant Demonstrations Supporting the Fight of the APPO in the United States

“We will use other methods,” if the repression continues, warn Oaxacans; In California, New York, Texas and Massachusetts preparations are made for protests against the government

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

en español... Desestima gobierno mexicano, manifestaciones de migrantes que respaldan la lucha de la APPO, en Estados Unidos

October 9, 2006


In Tepic, Nayarit, the Other Campaign Marks 39 Years Since the Death of “Che” Guevara

At the First Stop on Delegate Zero’s Restarted Tour, Adherents Proclaim Solidarity with the Cuban People Despite the Contradictions of the Revolution

By Simon Fitzgerald
Opinion Commentary

October 9, 2006


Protest of Repression in Oaxaca Called at Mexican Consulate in New York City for Tuesday, October 10

The Demonstration Will Be from 4 to 6:00 p.m., at 27 East 39th Street

By Industrial Workers of the World - NYC
Via The Narcosphere

October 9, 2006


Oaxaca Popular and Indigenous Organizations Boycott Negotiating Session in Mexico City

They Refuse to Sit at the Same Table as Ulises Ruiz; the Federal Government Says It Will Try Again on Thursday

By Kristin Bricker
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

October 8, 2006


Indigenous Teachers Defend “A Just Cause”

Teachers Build and Defend Thousands of Makeshift Barricades Throughout Oaxaca City

By John Gibler
The Herald Mexico

October 8, 2006


Barricaded City

A Long Weekend in Oaxaca Ends Without Military Intervention

By Diego Enrique Osorno
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Ciudad Barricada

October 8, 2006


Democracy Now! Gave Plan Colombia Architect a Free Pass

An Open Letter to Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

By Sean Donahue
Via The Narcosphere

October 5, 2006


Crisis Escalates as Marines Land in Oaxaca

Governor’s Departure Now a National Demand, as Political Figures Pledge to Travel to the State as “Human Shields” in the Event of an Attack

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Se intensifica la crisis con llegada de la Marina en Oaxaca

October 5, 2006


The Zapatistas and the Other Campaign: Pedestrians of History IV

Two Pedestrians on Different Paths… and with Different Destinations

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Translated by El Kilombo

en español... L@s zapatistas y la Otra: los peatones de la historia. IV.
auf Deutsch... Die Zapatisten und die Andere Kampagne: Die Fußgänger der Geschichte IV
en français... Les zapatistes et La Otra: les piétons de l’histoire. IV
in italiano... Le/Gli zapatisti e L’Altra: i pedoni della storia IV

October 5, 2006


The Next Encounter Between the Zapatista Peoples and the Peoples of the World

In Oventik December 30th to January 2nd... and a Second Reunion July 21st to the 31st in the Five Caracoles of Chiapas

By Lieutenant Colonel Insurgente Moisés and Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Próximo encuentro entre los pueblos zapatistas y los pueblos del mundo
em português... Próximo encontro entre os povos zapatistas e os povos do mundo
auf Deutsch... Das nächste Intergalaktische Encuentro
en français... Prochaine rencontre des communautés zapatistes avec la communauté mondiale
in italiano... Prossimo Incontro tra i popoli zapatisti ed i popoli del mondo

October 4, 2006


As Delegate Zero’s Tour Continues, the Other Journalism Needs Supporters and Translators in Order to Go On Reporting

A Letter to Readers from Mercedes Osuna

By Mercedes Osuna
General Coordinator, The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign

en español... Al reiniciar la gira del Delegado Zero, el Otro Periodismo necesita apoyo y traductores para poder seguir informando
em português... Ao reiniciar o trajeto do Delegado Zero, o Outro Jornalismo necessita de apoio e tradutores para poder seguir informando
auf Deutsch... Da die Tour des Abgeordneten Null weitergeht braucht der Andere Journalismus Unterstützung und Übersetzer, damit die Berichterstattung weitergehen kann
en français... A la reprise du tour du Délégué Zéro, l’Autre Journalisme nécessite soutien et traducteurs pour pouvoir continuer à informer
in italiano... Alla ripresa del viaggio del Delegato Zero, Otro Periodismo ha bisogno di appoggio e traduttori para poter continuare ad informare

October 4, 2006


Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Guerrero Created in Chilpancingo

The Primary Demand is the Dismissal of the Secretary of Education

By Notimex

en español... Crean en Chilpancingo la Asamblea Popular de los Pueblos de Guerrero

October 4, 2006


In the Other Mexico City, the Ghosts of Tlatelolco 1968 March in Defense of Oaxaca and Atenco in 2006

After 38 Years, Government Repression and Media Simulation Still Fail to Silence the Voices from Below

By Simon Fitzgerald
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Mexico City

en español... En la otra ciudad de México, los fantasmas de Tlatelolco de 1968 marchan en defensa de Oaxaca y Atenco en el 2006
in het Nederlands... Ander Mexico-Stad, de schimmen van Tlatelolco 1968 gaan de verdediging aan van Atenco en Oaxaca

October 4, 2006


Communiqué: Encampment for Dignity and Against Repression in Oaxaca

Donate Seventy-Two Hours for Peace

By Civil Society Organizations of Oaxaca

en español... Comunicado para crear “Campamento por la dignidad y contra la represión en Oaxaca”
in italiano... Accampamento per la dignità e contro la repressione a Oaxaca

October 3, 2006


DHS, DOJ Brass Turned a Blind Eye to “House of Death” Murder, Federal Prosecutor Confirms

Top U.S. Drug War Officials Knew their Informant Was Involved in Juárez Killings As They Happened, But Did Nothing to Stop Him

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

October 3, 2006


Abductions in Oaxaca

Law Student and Possibly Two Others Reported Snatched from the Streets by Plainclothes Thugs

By Nancy Davies
Via The Narcosphere

October 3, 2006


The Zapatistas and the Other Campaign: Pedestrians of History III

Part Three: The Longest Day and the Longest Year

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Translated by Narco News

en español... L@s zapatistas y la Otra: los peatones de la historia. III.
en français... Les zapatistes et La Otra: les piétons de l’histoire. III.
in italiano... Le/Gli zapatisti e L’Altra: i pedoni della storia III

October 3, 2006


Enter the Intergalactic!

The Zapatistas’ Sixth Declaration in the US and the World

By RJ Maccani
Left Turn

October 2, 2006


Marcos: “Oaxaca Is Not Just an Emergency, It Is Also an Example to Follow”

Delegate Zero Presents Seven Zapatista Comandantes to the Other Campaign in Mexico City

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

en español... Marcos: “Oaxaca es una urgencia, pero también un ejemplo para seguir”
en français... Marcos: « Oaxaca n’est pas seulement une urgence, c’est aussi un exemple à suivre »
in italiano... Marcos: “Oaxaca è una urgenza, ma anche un esempio da seguire”
in het Nederlands... Marcos : “Oaxaca is niet enkel een noodgeval, het is ook een te volgen voorbeeld.”

October 2, 2006


Second Navy Helicopter Flight Over Oaxaca City Triggers APPO’s Alarms

Movement Leaders Broadcast Warnings but Call for Calm

By Notimex
Translation via The Narcosphere

en español... Segundo sobrevuelo de helicóptero de Marina enciende alarmas en la APPO

October 1, 2006


Preparations for War in Oaxaca

Military Aircraft Doing Reconnaissance Flights Over APPO Encampments

By Diego Enrique Osorno and Óscar Rodríguez
Milenio

en español... Aprestos de guerra en Oaxaca
in italiano... Prodromi di guerra a Oaxaca

October 1, 2006


Zapatistas in Atenco: Chapias Caracoles Reopen Today; “Intergalactic” Gathering Is Called for December 30 to January 2, 2007

Grabiela, Zebedeo and Miriam will Stay in the Center of the Country

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

en español... Zapatistas en Atenco: Caracoles en Chiapas reabren hoy, llamado al encuentro “intergaláctico” para el 30 de diciembre al 2 de enero, 2007
em português... Zapatistas em Atenco: Os caracóis de Chiapas reabrem hoje; o encontro "intergalático" é chamado para 30 de dezembro a 2 de janeiro de 2007
in italiano... Zapatisti ad Atenco:I Caracoles in Chiapas riaprono oggi, incontro “intergalattico” convocato dal 30 dicembre al 2 gennaio 2007

October 1, 2006


Oaxaca: Buisness Strike Failed; Destabilizing Operations Coming to Light

APPO Infiltrated by Government Operatives Planning Violence

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Oaxaca: fracasó el paro empresarial; a la luz, operativo para desestabilizar
in italiano... Oaxaca: è fallito lo sciopero degli imprenditori, scoperto l'operativo per destabilizzarr

September 29, 2006


Oaxaca is the Football, and the PRI, PAN and PRD Are Kicking it Around

None of Them has Figured Out a Way to Score

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

September 29, 2006


Oaxaca Teachers Agree to Continue Protest Until Gov. Ulises Ruiz Falls

Some Claim the Current Business Strike Will Be Used as Pretext for Repression

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Acuerdan maestros oaxaqueños seguir protesta hasta la caída de Ulises Ruiz
in italiano... I maestri oaxaqueñi sono d'accordo di proseguire la protesta fino alla caduta di Ulises Ruiz

September 28, 2006


Countdown: Zapatista Comandantes’ Departure to Atenco and Mexico City to Begin this Week

Narco News Asks for Your Immediate Help to Report and Film the Next Giant Steps in Mexican History

By Al Giordano
Founder and Journalist, Narco News

September 27, 2006


Tijuana Sí

The Workers at this Border City Keep on Fighting

By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez
La Jornada

en español... Tijuana sí
in italiano... Tijuana sí

September 27, 2006


Tijuana’s Resistance

The Other Campaign Comes to the Border

By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez
La Jornada

en español... Resistencia tijuanense
in italiano... Resistenza tijuanense

September 27, 2006


Self-Defense Drills in Oaxaca

Neighbors Prepare to Resist State Violence

By Diego Enrique Osorno
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Simulacros de autodefensa en Oaxaca
in italiano... Simulacri di autodifesa a Oaxaca

September 26, 2006


The Zapatistas and the Other Campaign: Pedestrians of History II

Part Two: The Paths of the Other Campaign

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Translated by Narco News

en español... L@s zapatistas y la Otra: los peatones de la historia. II.
auf Deutsch... Die Zapatisten und die Andere Kampagne: Die Fußgänger der Geschichte
en français... Les zapatistes et la “Otra” : les pietons de l’histoire II.
in italiano... Le/Gli zapatisti e L’Altra: i pedoni della storia II

September 25, 2006


The Zapatistas and the Other Campaign: Pedestrians of History

Introduction and Part I: The Paths of the Sixth Declaration

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Translated by El Kilombo

en español... L@s zapatistas y la Otra: los peatones de la historia
auf Deutsch... Die Zapatisten und die Andere Kampagne: Die Fußgänger der Geschichte
en français... Les zapatistes et la “Otra” : les pietons de l’histoire
in italiano... Le/Gli zapatisti e L’Altra: i pedoni ella storia

September 25, 2006


No Way to Go But Forward

The APPO Undertakes a Long Walk to Mexico

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

em português... Sem ter por onde ir a não ser para a frente

September 24, 2006


Mexico’s Other Campaign

The occupation of Mexico City’s central square following an allegedly fraudulent vote was peaceful and festive. The revolution taking place further south is anything but.

By Blake Sifton
The McGill Daily

September 22, 2006


The Politics of Violence in Oaxaca

Recent Government Actions Lead to Fears of Generalized Violence Against the People

By Raul Gatica
Writing for CIPO-Van from Exile in Vancouver, Canada

en español... Violencia, recurso de la ilegitimidad

September 21, 2006


The “Gallop of Bolívar's Horse” Draws Closer to the US Border

Narco News Needs Your Help to Make It Heard on Both Sides

By Dan Feder
Managing Editor, Narco News

September 21, 2006


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Audio: Venezuelan President Calls Bush “The Devil”

Chavez to the U.N.: “He Spoke Here Yesterday and It Still Smells of Sulfur”

Radio 1010 WINS

en español... Audio: El presidente venezolano llama “diablo” a Bush

September 20, 2006


National Guardsmen Shoot Up a Carne Asada on Texas Border

Another Consequence of an Increasingly Militarized Border

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

September 19, 2006


Oaxaca’s Cry for Independence

More Than Ever, it Is the People Who Govern this State

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

September 18, 2006


A Proposed Calendar from the Sixth Commission of the EZLN for the Continuation of the Tour

Proposals Requested for Activities, Meeting Sites, Lodging and Food

By the Sixth Commission of the EZLN
The Other Mexico

en español... Propuesta de calendario de la Comisión Sexta del EZLN para la continuación de la gira
auf Deutsch... Reiseplan-Vorschlag der Sechsten Kommission der EZLN für die Fortsetzung der Anderen Kampagne
en français... Projet de calendrier de la Sixieme Commission du EZLN pour la reprise du tour
in italiano... Proposta di calendario della Commissione Sesta dell’EZLN per continuare il giro

September 17, 2006


The Popular Assembly and the Teachers Take Gov. Ulises’ Place at the “Grito” Independence Day Celebration, Publish Manifesto

Teachers’ Union Rank and File Prevent the Return of Buses to the Government as Had Been Negotiated with the Minister of the Interior

By Octavio Velez Ascencio
La Jornada

en español... Asamblea popular y mentores desplazan a Ulises en el Grito; publican manifiesto

September 17, 2006


Delegate Zero’s Words on the Night of September 15 in Atenco

“Those Up Above are Discovering that the Government is Shit and that the Institutions are Useless”

By Subcomandante Marcos
Translated by Narco News

en español... Palabras del delegado zero la noche del 15 en Atenco
auf Deutsch... Worte des Delegierten Zero in der Nacht vom 15. September in Atenco
in italiano... Discorso del delegato Zero il 15 settembre ad Atenco

September 17, 2006


Experiences of Resistance and Rebellion, from the South to the North, During the First Across-Borders Encounter in Tijuana

The Worst of Capitalism Has Also Caused Rebel Dignity to Bloom

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

en español... Experiencias de resistencia y rebeldía desde el sur hasta el Norte, durante el Primer Encuentro Transfronterizo

September 17, 2006


“Freedom for Political Prisoners!” Calls Marcos, Giving El Grito in Atenco

State and Federal Governments are Trying to Reinitiate the Airport Plan, Warn Speakers

By Javier Salinas
La Jornada

en español... “¡Presos políticos, libertad!”, pide Marcos al dar el Grito en Atenco
auf Deutsch... „Freiheit für die politischen Häftlinge!“, fordert Marcos beim Grito in Atenco

September 16, 2006


Call to Correspondents: The Other Journalism Heads Toward the Border

Readers and Colleagues on Both Sides Can Help Turn a Logistical Nightmare into an International Dream

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

en español... Llamado para corresponsales: El Otro Periodismo se dirige hacia la frontera
in italiano... Appello per i corrispondenti: L’Altro Giornalismo va verso la frontiera

September 15, 2006


Invitation

The Other Campaign: First Across-Borders Encounter

The Other Campaign on The Other Side

en español... Convocatoria

September 15, 2006


The EZLN Announces Reinforcement of its Solidarity with Atenco and the Resumption of the National Tour

The Tour Will Restart This October 9

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Anuncia la Comisión Sexta del EZLN el reforzamiento de la solidaridad con Atenco y el reinicio simultaneo de la gira

September 14, 2006


Terrorist Posada and “House of Death” Informant Are Stark Reminders of the Big Pretense

While One Murderer is Kept in Prison, Another Faces Deportation; Both Cases Suggest U.S. Govt. Is Trying to Keep Dark Secrets From Surfacing in Court

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

September 12, 2006


Fox Government Arrests Indigenous Farmers in Chiapas for Planting Radishes and Flowers

Pedro Jiménez Gómez and Juan Jiménez, Adherents of the Zapatista Other Campaign, Are the Latest Political Prisoners in Mexico

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

en español... Gobierno de Fox detiene a campesinos indígenas por sembrar rábanos y flores

September 9, 2006


Clarifying in Order to Move Forward

One Hundred Days Into the Oaxaca Commune, a Successful Assault on Power is Possible

By Alberto Hijar
Por Esto!

en español... Deslindar para avanzar

September 9, 2006


Blockades

“Those that underestimate the popular opposition don’t know what they are talking about”

By Luis Hernández Navarro
La Jornada

en español... Bloqueos

September 7, 2006


Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly “Expels” the State Government

Events Announced to Build a “National Movement from Below”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

September 7, 2006


Waging War in Colombia’s National Parks

As Bogotá and Washington Begin Fumigating the Country’s Last Protected Areas, the Peasant Population Sees No Reason to Trust a Government that Has Offered Them Nothing but Repression and Neglect

By Garry Leech
Colombia Journal Online

September 5, 2006


Oaxaca State Government’s Transfer to Juchitán Canceled: “The Conditions Do Not Exist”

The Teachers’ Union in this PRI-Dominated, Indigenous City Joins the Popular Mobilization

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Se cancela el traslado de poderes a Juchitán; no hay condiciones: edil

September 5, 2006


Another Grenade Attack Against Por Esto! Brings Out Civil Society to Defend the Newspaper

“Taxi Driver Sentinels” Now Patrol the Streets of Mérida as Another Mexican State – Yucatán – Heads Toward Social Conflict

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Otra granada lanzada para atacar Por Esto! provocó que la sociedad civil defendiera al periódico

September 4, 2006


Narcotics Cop Who Uncovered Drug Ring Used to Fund CIA-Backed Dominican Presidential Candidate Detained at Airport

Is TSA’s Terrorism Watch List Being Abused to Target Whistleblowers?

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

September 3, 2006


Oaxaca’s Social Movement Develops Radical Vision for a National Government of the People

Despite Fatigue, Marchers Once Again Fill the Streets of the State Capital, as Social Leaders from Other States Visit to Learn from Oaxaca’s Example

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El movimiento social de Oaxaca desarrolla una visión radical sobre lo que debe ser un gobierno nacional popular

September 3, 2006


“Walking, We Ask Questions”

The Other Campaign in Spanish Harlem

By RJ Maccani
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign on the Other Side

en español... Caminando, preguntamos

August 31, 2006


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