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Mexican Diplomat Traded Secrets with Private Intel Firm Stratfor, WikiLeaks Documents Reveal

Exchange of Sensitive Information Focused on the US/Mexican Operations in the Drug War

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Diplomático mexicano intercambió secretos de inteligencia con empresa privada, revelan documentos de WikiLeaks

August 9, 2012



#YoSoy132 and Allied Movements Pact a Change in Strategy for Friday’s Peaceful Blockade of the Televisa Network

Organizations Agree that, “Any Act of Violence Will Be Met with a ‘General Sit-In’”

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... #YoSoy132 y movimientos aliados pactan un cambio de estrategia para el bloqueo pacífico de Televisa el viernes

July 25, 2012



Mexico’s Peña Nieto hires US propaganda firm

CLSA is same media-spin company used by Honduran coup regime

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Enrique Peña Nieto contrata compañía propagandística de EEUU

July 21, 2012



Gene Sharp Responds to Mexican Citizens’ Petition Seeking His “Support for Our Revolutionary Movement”

‘The Credit for Successes Is Deserved by the Brave Participants in the Nonviolent Struggle, not Outsiders,” Writes the 84-Year-Old Scholar of Civil Resistance Strategy and Tactics

By Gene Sharp (Introduction by Narco News)
The Albert Einstein Institution

en español... Gene Sharp responde a la petición de los ciudadanos mexicanos buscando su "apoyo a nuestro movimiento revolucionario"

July 19, 2012



How Not to Get Eaten When the Dinosaurs Escape from their Cages

The Risks of Moving too Quickly to Occupy TV Stations, and “Suggestions for Radicals” Who Are in for the Long Haul

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Cómo no ser comido cuando los dinosaurios escapen de sus jaulas

July 16, 2012



“Strategy Salon,” an Operative Group of #YoSoy132 Announces Nonviolence Resistance Training Sessions

The Organization of Nonviolent Civil Resistance Begins Preparation in Mexico

By Isadora Bonilla
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Grupo Operativo 132 “Salón de Estrategia” anuncia sesiones de capacitación en la resistencia noviolenta

July 12, 2012



A Police Officer Broke Ranks: This Happened on July 7, 2012 in Mexico

Testimony of the Commitment to Nonviolent Resistance in #YoSoy132

By Erika Pacheco de la Rosa
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Un policía rompió filas: Esto sucedió el 7 de julio de 2012

July 11, 2012



Winning the Dream: Part II

How Undocumented Students in the United States Shifted Strategy, Regrouped, Refocused and Won an Historic Victory

By Paulina Gonzalez
Part II: Special to the Narco News Bulletin

en español... Logrando el Sueño: Parte II

July 11, 2012



The DREAM Act Students Have Taught Me New Things about Strategy and Planning

It’s an Illustration of a Relatively Small Group of People Organizing and Winning

By the Rev. Jim Lawson
Remarks at the Fletcher Summer Institute

July 11, 2012



Texas Case Raises Troubling Questions About ATF Gunwalking

Rio Grande Valley Businessman Was The Target of Multiple Arms-Trafficking Investigations Yet He Continued To Acquire Guns Through Straw Buyers

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Caso en Texas plantea preguntas inquietantes sobre la circulación de armas de ATF

July 11, 2012



The Strategy and Organizing Behind the Successful DREAM Act Movement

Undocumented Youth Have Shown that Ordinary People Build Extraordinary People Power, Even in the United States

By Paulina Gonzalez
Part I: Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La estrategia y organización detrás del movimiento exitoso por la Ley Dream

July 10, 2012



No Heroes in Montreal: Why Endless Protest Does Not a Movement Make

What "First World" Protesters Could Learn from Mexico's #YoSoy132 Movement

By Heather McCuen
American Raksha

July 7, 2012



After the Mexican Election, Where Does the #YoSoy132 Movement Go?

A Hidden Victory in What the Media Paints as a Defeat

By Isadora Bonilla
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Después de las elecciones, ¿a dónde va #YoSoy132?

July 5, 2012



NNTV: Mexican Elections 2012: When Bribery Doesn't Pay

On Election Night, Hundreds Protested at PRI Headquarters that They Were Never Paid the Money Promised them for their Voter I.D.s

By Narco News TV
With Video from Augusto Mora

en español... Elecciones mexicanas 2012: "Cuando la mordida no paga"

July 4, 2012



Mexican Presidential Election Results Monitoring Tonight

Follow the First Results on Narco News' Facebook Page as Our Journalists Investigate the Raw Data and Analyze Evidence of Possible Electoral Fraud

By Narco News Team
In Mexico and Abroad

en español... Monitoreo de los resultados de las elecciones mexicanas esta noche

July 1, 2012



The Medium Was the Message in the #YoSoy132 Debate in Mexico

A Student Movement Exposes that Democracy’s Biggest Enemy Is the Media

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Los medios eran el mensaje en el Debate #YoSoy132 en México

June 20, 2012



US Lawsuit vs. Staff of Mexican Presidential Candidate Peña Nieto Reveals Apparent Violation of US Law

No Foreign Agent Complied With Requirement to Register in US on Behalf of the PRI Candidate’s Campaign

By Bill Conroy & Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La demanda en EEUU contra personal del candidato presidencial mexicano Peña Nieto revela la aparente violación a la ley estadounidense

June 19, 2012



Invitation to form Operative Groups YoSoy#132

#YoSoy132 is against Enrique Peña Nieto, seeks the democratization of the mass media, and behaves as a peaceful movement

By Grupos Operativos (GOs)
#YoSoy132 Mexico

en español... Invitación a formar Grupos Operativos YoSoy#132

June 15, 2012



Photo Essay: “The TV Is Yours, but Mexico Is Ours”

Images of the Multitudinous June 10 March Against Big Media’s Imposition of a Presidential Candidate in Mexico

By Alejandro Meléndez Ortiz, Photojournalist
Words by Al Giordano

en español... Ensayo fotográfico: "La tele es tuya, pero México es nuestro"

June 12, 2012



US Embassy Documents Confirm Televisa-Peña Nieto Deal in Mexico

Cables Obtained by Wikileaks in 2011 Support the Facts of The Guardian Story

By Bill Conroy & Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Documentos de la embajada de EEUU en México confirman el acuerdo Televisa-Peña Nieto

June 11, 2012



The Mexican Student Movement Is Younger & Faster than "Occupy"

The Guidelines for an Upcoming March Remind More of those of Victorious Struggles in History than of Recent Unsuccessful Ones

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El movimiento estudiantil mexicano es más joven y más rápido que "Occupy"

June 7, 2012



Here Is the Route and Guidelines for Sunday's Anti-Peña Nieto March in Mexico

After the successful first mobilization, citizen groups and the "YoSoy132" movement call a demonstration to inform the population

By Isadora Bonilla
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Estos son los lineamientos y la ruta para la marcha del domingo “Anti Peña Nieto”

June 7, 2012



Computer Files Link TV Dirty Tricks to Favourite for Mexico Presidency

Televisa alleged to have sold favourable election coverage to top politicians

By Jo Tuckman
The Guardian (London)

en español... Afirma diario The Guardian de Inglaterra que Televisa vendió coberturas positivas a EPN

June 7, 2012



NNTV: For an Authentic Democracy! I Am 132!

Video (with English Subtitles) from the Student Movement Against the Media

By Students of YoSoy132
Republic of Mexico

en español... NNTV: ¡Por una democracia auténtica! ¡Yo Soy 132!

June 5, 2012



In Mexico, Finally, a Revolt Against the Media

The Summer Will Determine If the “I Am 132” Moment Becomes a Movement and that’s Why “Mexican Spring” Is a Poor Choice of Words for It

By Isadora Bonilla and Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... En México, finalmente una revuelta contra los medios de comunicación

June 1, 2012



The Medium is The Middleman: For a Revolution Against Media

The Original Version of the 1997 Essay that Gave Birth to Narco News and the Authentic Journalism Renaissance, Unabridged and Without Footnotes

By Al Giordano
School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Los medios son el intermediario: Para una revolución contra de los actuales medios de comunicación

June 1, 2012



NNTV: Kids Have Had It Up to Here

Controversial New Video - with Children mocking the drug war and mass media - Goes Viral in Mexico

By Los Vengadores MX
Narco News TV

en español... NNTV: Niños Hasta la Madre

May 29, 2012



Mexican President Calderón Hires US Propaganda Firm

Los Pinos Retains Las Vegas-Based R&R Partners to Promote Government’s Successes As the Bloody Drug War Rages On

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Presidente mexicano contrata compañía propagandística estadounidense

May 28, 2012



Professor’s Work Shows People Power Trumps Violence

Erica Chenoweth’s Research Is Taking the Bang out of Armed Struggles

By Jenny Gustafsson
School of Authentic Journalism, class of 2012

en español... El trabajo de la profesora comprueba que el poder popular triunfa sobre la violencia

May 21, 2012



Javier Sicilia Calls Out to Alternative Media as a Force for Communication

At the 2012 School of Authentic Journalism, a Poet Reviews the First Year of the Movement Against the Drug War that He Inspired

By Laura García
School of Authentic Journalism, class of 2012

en español... Javier Sicilia convoca a los medios alternativos como una fuerza para la comunicación

May 17, 2012



The Importance of Journalism and Communications to Social Movements

Remarks of Javier Sicilia to the School of Authentic Journalism, March 27, 2012, in Mexico

By Javier Sicilia
Professor, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... La importancia del periodismo y comunicaciones en los movimientos sociales

May 17, 2012



TSA Drug-Running Scandal Betrays Drug War’s Pretense

The Cost of Bribing US Border and Airport Security Personnel Is Chump Change in the Narco-Trafficking Business

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Escándalo por drogas en TSA traiciona el pretexto de la Guerra contra las Drogas

May 13, 2012



A Life of Challenge to the Dogma of “Objectivity”

Richard Bell Is Practiced at Juggling Journalism, Advocacy and Politics

By Kirsten Han
School of Authentic Journalism, Class of 2012

en español... Una vida desafiando al dogma de la "objetividad"

May 7, 2012



Egypt's Aunt Peaceful

Ghada Shahbender Knows the Egyptian Revolution Didn´t Start in January 2011, Because She Was There Seven Years Ago Reminding the Government ¨We Are Watching¨

By Isadora Bonilla
School of Authentic Journalism, Class of 2012

en español... La “Tía pacífica”

May 3, 2012



Filmmaker “Gringoyo” Putting the Fun Back Into Revolution

Greg Berger Harnessing Humor to Build Video Viewership and Social Movements

By Leah Victoria Hennessey
Class of 2012, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... El cineasta “Gringoyo” devuelve la diversión y el humor a la revolución

May 1, 2012



NNTV: This Is Maria. She Will End the War on Drugs.

Together They Are Organizing to Put an End to the War

By School of Authentic Journalism
Narco News TV

en español... NNTV: Esta es María. Ella pondrá fin a la guerra de las drogas.

April 30, 2012



Clues Put FBI Informant at the Apex of Fast and Furious Scandal

US Weapons “Walked” Into Mexico Under ATF Operation Supplied Firepower for Juarez Bloodbath

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Algunas pistas ponen a informante del FBI en el ápice del escándalo por Rápido y Furioso

April 29, 2012



Human Rights Defender Kerry Kennedy Detained, Threatened by Mexican Military

Robert F. Kennedy's Daughter Nearly Meets Tragic Fate at Drug-War Checkpoint

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

en español... La defensora de derechos humanos Kerry Kennedy fue detenida y amenazada por el Ejército Mexicano

April 13, 2012



The Movement for Peace Marches On Against the Drug War

The Goal Is Clear: Peace With Justice and Dignity

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El Movimiento por la Paz sigue su marcha contra la guerra de las drogas

April 10, 2012



NNTV: Happy Birthday to the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity

Voices from Throughout the World Wish the Mexican Movement Success in its Continuing Struggle to End the War on Drugs

By Narco News TV
School of Authentic Journalism

en español... NNTV: Feliz cumpleaños al Movimiento por la Paz con Justicia y Dignidad

April 6, 2012



NNTV: Mexican Peace Movement Calls on US to Legalize Drugs

A Newsreel Report on the National Movement Against the Drug War Marking its First Year of Nonviolent Struggle

By Narco News TV
School of Authentic Journalism

en español... NNTV: Despenaliza la droga, dice movimiento mexicano a los EEUU

April 4, 2012



Drug war victims in Cuernavaca denounce impunity

While children play with paint on small pieces of paper, members of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD) paint larger signs. One reads, “Justice for the assassinations of Bernardo Méndez and Bernardo Vázquez by paramilitaries from the Minera Cuzcatlan.”

By Lela Singh
Class of 2012, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Víctimas de la Guerra contra las Drogas en Cuernavaca denuncian impunidad

March 29, 2012



Juanelo, Javier Sicilia's son, returned to the soccer field

One Year Ago, His Murder in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Inspired a National Movement to End the War on Drugs

By Paco Gómez
Class of 2012, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Juanelo, el hijo de Javier Sicilia, volvió a la cancha

March 28, 2012



Distortion is the Enemy of Social Movements

Supporting The School of Authentic Journalism Will Help Bring Our World into Sharper Focus

By Ellie Ismailidou
Class of 2012, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... La distorsión es el enemigo de los movimientos sociales

March 20, 2012



My Journey Is on a Path Called Authentic Journalism

Please Help Us Cover the Tolls Along the Way

By Jika Gonzalez
Class of 2012, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Mi viaje es en un camino llamado Periodismo Auténtico

March 19, 2012



We Have Still Had It Up to Here: The Year a Movement Was Born

Mexico’s Struggle to End the Drug War Is Unlike Any in the World

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Aún estamos hasta la madre: El año en que nació un movimiento

March 13, 2012



Drug War-Related Homicides In The US Average At Least 1,100 a Year

However, Full Extent of Carnage Unknowable Because US Government Doesn’t Track Violent Crime Linked To The War On Drugs

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

March 12, 2012



Nothing Is Ever Won Without Organizing

Remarks to the First Nonviolence Training Session of the Mexican Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... No se puede ganar nunca nada sin organizarse

February 27, 2012



US Troops May Now Be Coping with "Fast and Furious" Fallout

Reported US Military Ramp-up on the Border Follows Years of ATF-Sanctioned Gun Running

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Tropas estadounidenses hacen frente a las consecuencias de Rápido y Furioso

February 20, 2012



New Lead Surfaces in Cold “House of Death” Drug-War Case

Man on the Run From the “Cartel” Claims He Is a Witness to a Murder That Threatens the State

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Nuevas pistas en el caso sin resolver de la "Casa de la Muerte"

January 30, 2012



Romney's Pyrrhic Victory

A Likely Win in the Florida Primary Will Come at a High Cost to Republican Presidential Frontrunner Mitt Romney

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 31, 2012



Gingrich Took a Month to Rebound, but Here He Is

The Field Accurately Projected the Winners of First, Second and Third Republican Presidential Primary Contests of 2012

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 21, 2012



Fast and Furious Is One Among Many Similar Drug-War Warts

Turf Wars, Agency Budgets and Case Stats Trump Lives in the Era of Prohibition

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

en español... La operación Rápido y Furioso es uno de los muchos defectos similares de la guerra contra las drogas

January 16, 2012



Jon Huntsman Isn't the Anti-Romney; He's the More Authentic Romney

The Field Projected Rick Santorum to Win the Iowa Caucuses. Today it Previews Tomorrow's New Hampshire Primary

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 9, 2012



CBS News Poaches Narco News’ Drug War Coverage

Network Producer Also Concedes “Some Bloggers Were Out Ahead of Us” on the Fast and Furious Story But Were Given No Credit

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

January 2, 2012



“Inevitable” Romney Meets the Santorum Surprise in Iowa

Is The Field Really Projecting a Winner in the Iowa GOP Presidential Caucuses that Has Not Held the Lead in a Single Poll?

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 2, 2012



The School of Authentic Journalism Empowered Me

Help It to Do the Same for More Independent Journalists in 2012

By Arzu Geybullayeva
Class of 2011, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... La Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico me fortaleció

December 27, 2011



Gringrich Could Still Win Iowa, or Lose It and Still Win the Nomination

The Field Begins Its Political Reporting on the US Presidential Campaign

By Al Giordano
The Field

December 22, 2011



Our News Team Worked Harder for You in 2011, so Please Donate to Keep It Going

From Egypt to Mexico to the School for Authentic Journalism, Reporting on Resistance that Gets Results

By Al Giordano
Founder, Narco News

en español... En 2011, nuestro equipo de periodistas trabajó muy duro por ti, ayúdalo con una donación para mantenerlo en marcha

December 21, 2011



They’d Like to “Occupy” Their Own Homes

Meet the Menlo 4, L.A. Crusaders for Justice Who Don’t Fit Time’s Fashionable Image of ‘The Protester’

By Paulina Gonzalez
Reporting from the Grassroots

en español... Ellos buscan "ocupar" su propio hogar

December 19, 2011



Zambada Niebla Case Exposes US Drug War Quid Pro Quo

Prosecutor, DEA Agent Confirm Intel From Sinaloa Mafia Used to Undermine Juarez, Beltran Leyva Drug Organizations

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El caso de Zambada Niebla expone los acuerdos de la guerra contra las drogas de los EEUU

December 10, 2011



The Urgency of Organizing in the Young Mexican Movement Against the War on Drugs

After Eight Months of Struggle, the Death of Nepomuceno Moreno Obliges the Peace Movement to Reflect and Train Leaders

By Marta Molina
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Urgencia organizativa para el joven movimiento mexicano contra la guerra de las drogas

December 8, 2011



All They Are Saying Is Give War a Chance: "Narco-Mania!" Premiers in Mexico

Greg Berger’s Latest NNTV Video Parodies the Ex-Hippies of the US State Department and Their Psychedelic “War on Drugs”

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Sólo le están dando una oportunidad a la guerra: "Narco-manía!" se estrena en México

December 8, 2011



Narco-Mania!

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Never Got Over the Break-Up of the Beatles... and Now Has a New Drug War Strategy to Break up the Mexican Drug Gangs...

By Narco News TV
World Premier

en español... ¡Narco-Mania!

December 8, 2011



Announcing 40 Scholarships to Learn Strategic Journalism and Civil Resistance in Mexico, March 21 to 31 of 2012

A Four-Week Sprint: Your Completed Application for the School of Authentic Journalism is Due on Wednesday, December 28, 2011

By Al Giordano
Founder, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Anunciando 40 becas para aprender periodismo estratégico y resistencia civil en México, del 21 al 31 de marzo de 2012

December 1, 2011



NNTV: Javier Sicilia's Call to Journalists

The Mexican Poet Who Inspired the National Movement vs. the Drug War Speaks to Journalists from 40 Countries at the School of Authentic Journalism

By School of Authentic Journalism
NNTV

November 30, 2011



Was Former DEA Agent Jailed for Exposing ATF Arms Trafficking?

Iran/Contra-Era Whistleblower Cele Castillo Alleged in 2008 That Federal Agents Were Helping to Smuggle Guns into Mexico

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

November 24, 2011



Moving from Occupying Wall Street to Occupying Strategy

City of Los Angeles' Offer Provides a Golden Opportunity, If We Want it

By Paulina González
Reporting from The Grassroots

en español... De ocupar Wall Street a ocupar estrategias

November 23, 2011



Occupied Territory

"The School of Authentic Journalism trains a new generation of guerrilla journalistas for the viral-media era of flash mobs and freelance investigation"

By James Wolcott
Vanity Fair

November 16, 2011



NNTV: Ivan Marovic: "Retired Revolutionary"

Three "Easy Steps" Toward Making Revolution in Your Own Country

By School of Authentic Journalism
Narco News TV

November 7, 2011



US Prosecutors Seeking to Prevent Dirty Secrets of Drug War From Surfacing in Cartel Leader's Case

US Government Using National Security to Conceal Evidence, Attorneys for Narco-Trafficker Zambada Niebla Claim

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Fiscales de los EEUU buscan prevenir que los secretos sucios de la guerra contra las drogas salgan a la superficie

November 5, 2011



A Movie Is Born: James Wolcott’s “Lucking Out” Is a Book of Cinematic Proportions

From Uptown Pauline Kael to Downtown John Cale, America’s Surviving Critic Brings Seventies New York to Life

By Al Giordano
The Field

October 31, 2011



The Day of the 50,000 Dead

In Mexico, a Movement Against the Drug War Mobilizes on a Holy Day

By Marta Molina
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Día de los 50.000 muertos

October 29, 2011



NNTV: “Hungry for Justice” Deploys Humor (and Food!) vs. Drug War

Greg Berger's Sympathetic, Overly-Earnest but Hapless Gringo Activist Character Joins the Peace Caravan in Acteal, and Learns a Powerful Lesson

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Hambre de justicia despliega humor (¡y comida!) en contra de la guerra contra las drogas

October 27, 2011



Nascent Union in Haiti Charges Reprisals by Textile Factory Owners

Six of Seven Union Organizers Are Fired Within Two Weeks of Its Formation

By Ansel Herz
IPS News

October 27, 2011



Private Paramilitary Training Complex Slated for Border Hits a Hitch

At least $1 million is still owed on the property by the company, called Wind Zero, according to the current notice of default obtained by Narco News

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... En problemas el complejo privado de entrenamiento paramilitar en la frontera

October 23, 2011



Traité du Savoir-Vivre for the Occupy Wall Street Generations

Once upon a time, twenty thousand people descended on Wall Street, the capitol of capital, occupied it nonviolently, and won exactly what they demanded.

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... La revolución de la vida cotidiana para uso de las generaciones de Occupy Wall Street

October 8, 2011



US Prosecutors Confirm Classified Information Colors Zambada Niebla’s Case

Government’s Pleadings Also Contend U.S. Intelligence Agencies Lack Authority to Grant Accused Narco-Trafficker Immunity

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Fiscales estadounidenses confirman caso de información clasificada en el proceso de Zambada Niebla

October 4, 2011



US Government Accused of Seeking to Conceal Deal Cut with Sinaloa "Cartel"

Lawyers for Alleged Narco-Boss Zambada Niebla Claim Prosecutors Suppressing Evidence By Invoking National Security

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Gobierno de los EEUU acusado de buscar acuerdo con el "Cártel" de Sinaloa

October 1, 2011



Canadian Supreme Court ruling opens doors to drug injection clinics across Canada

A landmark decision orders the federal government to stop interfering with Vancouver’s Insite clinic

By Kirk Makin, Sunny Dhillon and Ingrid Peritz
The Globe and Mail

September 30, 2011



A Contrast in Discourses: Sicilia and the Peace Caravan in Oaxaca

The Annihilating Language of the Left Meets the Language of Humanity of Drug War Victims

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Contraste de discursos: Sicilia y la Caravana de Paz en Oaxaca

September 28, 2011



The People of Acteal, Chiapas, Receive the Caravan of Peace with their History of Struggle

A Silent Cry Is Offered in Memory of the 45 Tzotziles Massacred and the 50,000 Victims of the Drug War

By Marta Molina
Special for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El pueblo de Acteal, Chiapas recibe la Caravana de Paz con su historia de lucha

September 21, 2011



NNTV: Mexico's Southern Peace Caravan: Lesson #1

The Forgotten Town of Topilejo, South of Mexico City, Teaches a Class in Community Organizing

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... NNTV: La Caravana por la paz al sur de México: Primera Lección

September 20, 2011



US Prosecutors Fear Jailbreak Plot by Sinaloa “Cartel” Leader Zambada Niebla

Narco-Trafficker’s Plea for Outdoor Recreation, If Granted, Also May Prompt Assassination Attempt by “Rival Cartels,” Government Lawyers Argue

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

September 19, 2011



“We Don’t Want to Kill Anybody. What We Want Is to Take Away Their Power to Kill.”

Las Abejas of Acteal, Chiapas, Receive the Caravan of Peace with These Words

By Mariano Pérez Vázquez, Juan Vázquez Luna, José Ramón Vásquez Entzin, Victorio Pérez Paciencia and Mariano Pérez Sántiz
Las Abejas (a civil society organization)

en español... "Nosotros no queremos darle muerte a nadie. Lo que queremos es quitarle el poder a la muerte."

September 16, 2011



Nonviolent Struggle Arrives in the Lands of Guerrero, Mexico

20,000 March in Acapulco with Javier Sicilia and Drug War Victims

By Marta Molina
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La lucha noviolenta llega a tierras de Guerrero

September 14, 2011



Court Pleadings Point to CIA Role in Alleged “Cartel” Immunity Deal

Mexican Narco-Trafficker’s Revelations in Criminal Case Force US Government to Invoke National Security Claims

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

September 11, 2011



Announcing NYC Workshop on Organizing Journalism & Civil Resistance

Applications now available for a Three-Day Session, October 21-23, in New York

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Taller para aprender a organizar el periodismo y la resistencia civil en NY

September 6, 2011



Anti-Government Movement Exacting Big Toll on Minorities

US Government Budget Slashing Disproportionately Affects Jobs Held by People of Color, Data Shows

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

September 5, 2011



US-Trained Assassin Teams Now Deployed in Mexican Drug War

Former CIA Asset Who Revealed Presence of US Special Forces in Mexico Says Hit Squads Targeting Narco Splinter Groups

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... EEUU capacita equipos asesinos en la guerra antidroga mexicana

August 30, 2011



Video: Egypt's Other Revolution (It's About You, Too)

Part II in the Narco News Video Series on The Daily Life of Egypt's Revolution, Narrated by Community Organizer Mohammad Abbas

By Al Giordano
The Field

August 26, 2011



US Debt Downgrade May Have Chinese Connection

S&P’s Action Appears to Have Triggered Enhanced Fortunes for Some US Business Interests in China

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

August 14, 2011



The Best Political Reform for Mexico is the Reformation of the Citizenry

Words of Julian LeBaron in Front of the Presidential Palace During the August 14 March for Peace with Justice and Dignity

By Julian LeBaron with Antonio Cervantes
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La mejor reforma política para México es la reforma ciudadana

August 14, 2011



Sicilia's Kisses

“I was also in the Caravan in Ciudad Juarez, I went to support myself and my family”

By Rene Torres Bejarano
Letter to the Critics of Hugs and Kisses

en español... Los besos de Sicilia

August 22, 2011



US Government Informant Helped Sinaloa Narcos Stay Out of Jail

Mexican Lawyer Who Was Trusted Associate of "Chapo" Guzman Allegedly Paid Off Corrupt Mexican Officials, All Under the Watch of US Agencies

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Informante de E.U.A ayudó a narcos de Sinaloa a salir de prisión

August 7, 2011



40 Stories, 40 Translations, and Two Videos from the School of Authentic Journalism

We Have Only Just Begun to Write

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... 40 historias, 40 traducciones, y dos videos de la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

August 4, 2011



US Court Documents Claim Sinaloa “Cartel” Is Protected by US Government

Deal Allegedly Gave Sinaloa Bosses Immunity in Exchange for Providing Info on Rival Drug Organizations

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Documentos afirman que EUA protege al "Cartel de Sinaloa”

July 31, 2011



NFL Players Showed the Power of Organizing Strategically

They Studied Martin Luther King, the Egyptian Revolution, and Other Struggles to Win their Union Victory over NFL Owners

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 25, 2011



First Fantasy Football-a-thon to Benefit The Fund for Authentic Journalism

Announcing "The Authentic League," Where NFL Football Fanatics Can Make Their Addiction Work for a Worthy Cause

By Al Giordano
The Authentic League

July 25, 2011



Congress Told of Strategy Behind Fast and Furious Months Before Its Launch

Former Deputy Attorney General Laid Out Game Plan in Testimony Delivered in March 2009

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El Congreso fue informado de la estrategia de Rápido y Furioso meses antes de su lanzamiento

July 24, 2011



Open Letter to Conscious Men and Women Of This World

“Offenses and Threats That Are Always Happening to Us from the Gringo Government... They Touched Me Last Night”

By Raquel Gutiérrez Aguilar
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Carta abierta a los hombres y mujeres sensibles de este mundo

July 22, 2011



Video: Barrel of Laughs

Serbian Resistance Organizer Ivan Marovic Explains How to Create a "Dilemma Action" Using Humor to Weaken the Power of Tyrants

By School of Authentic Journalism, artwork by Nathan Mpangala
NNTV

June 17, 2011



If Crime Is Organized, then Why Not Us?

Sicilia: “We Are Taking the First Steps in this Great Crusade to Dignify Our Country”

By Marta Molina
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Si el Crimen está organizado, porqué nosotros no?

June 16, 2011



Mexico Caravan vs. the Drug War Finds Coherence and Unity in Chihuahua

Thousands, with Javier Sicilia, Install Plaque in Memory of Marisela Escobedo, on the Morning Before the Caravan’s Arrival in Ciudad Juárez

By Marta Molina and Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... En Chihuahua la Caravana en contra de la Guerra contra las drogas encuentra coherencia y unidad

June 10, 2011



US Drug-War Policy Planting the Seeds of Civil-Society Destruction

Rising Murder Rate Is Byproduct of Decades of Legal and Covert US Arms Shipments to Latin America

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

May 30, 2011



Egypt’s Revolution Retold by Four Who Helped Make It Happen

In Mexico, Noha Atef, Namees Arnous, Joe Rizk and Maria Dayton Share their Experience with Eighty International Journalists

By Alphonce Shiundu
Class of 2011, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... La Revolución Egipcia contada por cuatro de los que ayudaron a hacerla posible

May 25, 2011



The Art of Authentic Journalism According to Bill Conroy

“In a better world, his reporting would be given awards,” says Charles Bowden. “Of course in a better world, the US government would not be conspiring to murder Mexican citizens.”

By Candice Vallantin
Class of 2011, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Bill Conroy y el arte del periodismo de investigación

May 23, 2011



Learning to Walk Again with Javier Sicilia

The Silent March Against the Drug War Entered Mexico City, and with It, a Second Wind for Change

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Aprendiendo a caminar otra vez con Javier Sicilia

May 7, 2011



Cuernavaca Preparing for Four Day March to Mexico City to Stop the War

A Contingent of Victims: Family Members of Murdered Immigrants Join the March

By Carolina Corral
Special to the Narco News Bulletin

en español... Cuernavaca se prepara para caminata de 4 días al DF para exigir un Alto a la Guerra!

May 4, 2011



Institutional Violence In Acámbaro, Southern Municipality of Mexico's Guanajuato

Acámbaro Besieged by Hundreds of Police With Weapons and Masks, With Some Dressed in Civilian Clothes in Unmarked Vans

By Andrés Casar
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Violencia institucional en Acámbaro, municipio sureño del estado de Guanajuato

May 4, 2011



Video Communiqué to the People of Morelos, of Mexico and the World

A Call to the People of Morelos, of Mexico, and of the World, to Hang Plaques with the Names of Those Who Have Died Because of the “War on Drugs”

By Javier Sicilia
Narco News TV

May 1, 2011



Mexican Army Violates University Autonomy

While Congress Pushes Repressive Security Law, Armed Soldiers in Mexico City Enter National University

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Ejército Mexicano viola autonomía universitaria

April 26, 2011



Impunity

Trailer for the Hard-Hitting Documentary on Paramilitary Violence in Colombia and the Citizenry's Efforts to Seek Justice

By Juan José Lozano & Hollman Morris
Morris Productions

April 24, 2011



Calderón Pal Ugalde Smears Javier Sicilia on Washington DC Facebook Page

Forgive them, Facebook. They Know Not What They Do

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Amigo de Calderón desprestigia a Javier Sicilia en página de Facebook de Washington DC

April 22, 2011



The State Government of Morelos, Mexico, Kidnaps Memorial Plaques of the Victims of the War on Drugs

Citizens Organize to Put the Names of the Murdered Up Again on the Wall of the Government Palace

By Carolina Corral
Narco News Cuernavaca

en español... El Gobierno del Estado de Morelos México, secuestra las placas memoriales de las víctimas de la Guerra contra las drogas

April 18, 2011



Giovanni Proiettis Has to Return to Mexico

Thinkers, Journalists and Organizers Demand the Return of the Deported Journalist

By Journalists, Intellectuals, and Artists from Mexico and the World
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Giovanni Proiettis tiene que regresar a México
em português... Giovanni Proiettis Deve Voltar ao Mexico
auf Deutsch... Giovanni Proiettis Muss nach Mexiko Zurück
en français... Giovanni Proiettis doit rentrer au Mexique
in italiano... Giovanni Proiettis deve tornare in Messico

April 17, 2011



Mexico: The Hour of the Poet

"There are times in history when unexpected events suddenly alter the social landscape and change the political rules of the game."

By Kent Paterson
The Salem News

April 17, 2011



Deported Journalist Gianni Proiettis Speaks from Rome

The First Journalist Expelled from Mexico in the Twenty-First Century Plans to Return to His Home of 18 Years

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El periodista deportado, Gianni Proiettis, habla desde Roma

April 17, 2011



Professor and Italian Journalist Gianni Proiettis Deported From Mexico

Immigration Authorities Held Him Incommunicado Until His Unexplained Deportation

By Mercedes Osuna
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Gianni Proiettis, catedrático y periodista italiano, deportado de México

April 16, 2011



Javier Sicilia Posts First Names on Drug War's "Vietnam Wall"

Tuesday's "Dilemma Action" Was Warm Up for Wednesday's Major Announcement to Come

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Javier Sicilia escribe los primeros nombres en el "Muro de Vietnam" de la Guerra contra las drogas

April 13, 2011



Javier Sicilia Wakes Up Mexico

One Man or Woman Can Reestablish the Proper Social Order of an Entire Country... See How Javier Sicilia Has Done It in Mexico

By NNTV
The Latest from Narco News TV

en español... Javier Sicilia Despierta a México

April 12, 2011



Seven More Years?

US and Mexican Officials Make Contradictory Claims on Successes and Failures of the “War on Drugs”

By Zach Lindsey
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... ¿Siete años más?

April 11, 2011



How to Walk Like an Egyptian: Egypt's Tahrir Square, April 8

An Eight-Minute Viral Video that Serves as a Manual on How to Defeat an Army Militarily, without Throwing Rocks or Engaging in "First World Activist" Riot Porn

By AllNighter
Egyptian Viral Video Maker

en español... Como caminar como un egipcio: Plaza Tahrir, Egipto, 8 de abril

April 10, 2011



And This Is What History Looks Like in Mexico

Yesterday's Mass Marches to End the Drug War and Send the Army Back to Its Barracks, and "Arab Spring" in Cuernavaca

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Y así es como se ve la historia en México

April 7, 2011



Javier Sicilia Proposes the Legalization of Drugs, Not Impunity for Criminals

The Mexican Journalist and Poet Who Has Sparked a Mass National Protest Has a Solution to the "War on Drugs"

By José Gil Olmos
Proceso

en español... Javier Sicilia propone legalización de drogas, no impunidad para criminales

April 6, 2011



A Year After Expropriations, Mexico City's Superhighway Suspended

The Federal Bureau of Environmental Protection Orders The Project To Be Postponed

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... A un año de las expropiaciones, la Supervía se tambalea

April 6, 2011



Armed Men Burn Down Homes of Family that Blew the Whistle on Mexico's “War on Drugs”

Family Member Says It's “Because We Don't Shut Up” About Military Human Rights Abuses

By Erin Rosa
Via the Narcosphere

April 5, 2011



Javier Sicilia's Open Letter to Mexico's Politicians and Criminals

After the Murder of the Poet and Journalist's Son, a Call to the Nation's Citizenry to Come Out into the Streets on Wednesday

By Javier Sicilia
Translated from Proceso by Narco News

en español... Javier Sicilia: Carta abierta a políticos y criminales
en français... Javier Sicilia: lettre ouverte aux politiques et criminels

April 4, 2011



Bahrain 101

A Small Country with a Big Struggle Needs Global Support and Attention

By Hanna Nikkanen
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

April 4, 2011



Where Next for #Revolution?

We Love This Video by Our Australian Friends at Rap News, Which Imagines North Africa's Revolutionary Tide Coming to the United States

By Rap News
NNTV

April 1, 2011



Tahrir and Beyond: Ten Days That Shook My World

From the Heart of Egypt's Resistance to a Madrid Gathering of Authentic Journalists, Something New Is Being Born

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Tahrir y más allá: Diez días que sacudieron mi mundo

March 25, 2011



Communities in Jalisco Organize for the Final Battle Against the El Zapotillo Dam

In Addition to a Legal Strategy, Residents are Betting on Community Organizing

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Comunidades en Jalisco se organizan para la batalla final en contra de la presa El Zapotillo

March 23, 2011



Evidence of “Extrajudicial” Death Squads Emerging in Mexico

Leaked State Department Cable Claims Juárez Business Leaders Hired Former Zetas for “Protection”

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

March 20, 2011



Meet the 41 Narco News Authentic Journalism Scholars, Class of 2011

These Talents of Social Conscience Will Come Together for Ten Days of Intensive Training in Mexico in May

By Al Giordano
President, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Conozcan a los 41 estudiantes de la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico de Narco News, generación 2011

March 14, 2011



ATF’s PR Gun Busts Perpetuate Drug-War Fairy Tale

Federal Agency’s “Good Story” Spin Conceals Ugly Underbelly of the Drug War

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

March 14, 2011



Why Is TeleSur a Flop? Look No Farther than Its Libya Coverage

The People of Egypt Have Sent the Nation-States and Their Leaders Scrambling to Understand How the Old Geopolitical Map is Useless to Them Now

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... ¿Por qué TeleSur es un fracaso? No busque más allá de su cobertura en Libia

February 23, 2011



Open Letter to Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard

A Letter From International Organizations About Mexico City's Superhighway Project

By Environmental and Civil Rights Organizations from the United States and Canada
With Twenty-Seven Organizations

en español... Carta abierta a Marcelo Ebrard, Jefe de Gobierno del Distrito Federal

February 21, 2011



Neighbors Affected By Different Mexico City Construction Projects Meet

They Are Coordinating the Creation of a Large Opposition Front Organized as Part of the First Assembly in Defense of the Land

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Vecinos afectados por distintos proyectos en la Ciudad de México se reúnen

February 21, 2011



Keep Clif Alive

In Memory of Clif Garboden (1948-2011), the Conscience of American Journalism

By Al Giordano
The Boston Phoenix

February 19, 2011



US Teaching “Counterinsurgency” Courses To Mexican Military in Drug War

State Department Report Details Special Forces “Mobile Training Teams” South of the Border

By Erin Rosa
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Los EEUU dan cursos de “contrainsurgencia” a militares mexicanos en la guerra contra las drogas

February 13, 2011



Tahrir Round: This Is What History Looks Like

What We Can Learn from the Strategy and Tactics of the Egyptian Civil Resistance

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El Círculo de Tahrir: Así es como se ve la historia

February 10, 2011



Why I've Removed My Journalism from the Huffington Post

The $315 Million Dollar Merger with AOL Will Have to Proceed Without Us

By Al Giordano
The Field

February 7, 2011



Jailed Iran/Contra Whistleblower Claims US Prosecutor “Lied to Judge”

Cele Castillo Contends Proof of Deception is Now in the Court Record

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

January 30, 2011



Citizen Journalism and Civil Resistance: Announcing Workshop in Madrid, Spain, March 20-23

Deadline for Applications is Monday, January 31

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 27, 2011



State Department Looking for U.S.-Trained Zetas in All the Wrong Places

Leaked Cable Exposes Diplomatic Sleight of Hand

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

January 24, 2011



Organized Neighborhoods Oppose Transportation Projects in Mexico City

Mayor Marcelo Ebrard's Response to Nonviolent Resistance: Riot Police

By Fernando León and Erin Rosa

en español... Barrios organizados se oponen a proyectos de transporte en la Ciudad de México

January 21, 2011



NYC's Expert Witness Radio Opens New Year on Narco News Note

Authentic Journalism Hits the Radio Airwaves in Big Apple

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

January 19, 2011



Ten Days Left to Apply for a 2011 Authentic Journalism Scholarship

The January 23 Deadline Approaches to Complete the Application for the Session on Movement Strategies for Journalists

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Quedan 10 días para solicitar una beca para la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico 2011

January 13, 2011



Why I’m Grateful for Narco News

After Ten Years, this Newspaper Has Demonstrated that Yesterday’s Heretic Is Today’s Visionary

By Greg Berger
Class of 2004, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Porqué estoy agradecido por Narco News

January 13, 2011



Lanny Davis Fails To Secure Funds For Coup Regime In Honduras

Aid Program Through US Government's Millennium Challenge Corporation Won't Be Renewed

By Erin Rosa
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Lanny Davis fracasa en asegurar fondos para el régimen golpista en Honduras

January 11, 2011



Tucson: An Eye for an Eye Blinds All

“Progressive” Voices of Blame and Scapegoating Today Remind of Bush Administration Response to September 11

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 10, 2011



Pro-Coup Lobbyist Lanny Davis' Game Plan For Honduras

Memo Reveals “Rapid Response” Campaign Model To Back Lobo Government in Washington DC

By Erin Rosa
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El plan de juego para Honduras del cabildero golpista Lanny Davis

January 3, 2011



Don Andrés (1910-2011)

In the First Hours of the New Year, the Elder of Mexico's Indigenous National Congress and a School of Authentic Journalism Professor Passed Away

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Don Andrés (1910-2011)

January 1, 2011



Here's a Four-Letter Word to Describe Al Giordano: Dean

Narco News' School of Authentic Journalism Survives and Thrives Only With Your Support

By Richard Bell
Professor, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... He aquí una palabra de seis letras para describir a Al Giordano: decano

December 28, 2010



Residents Affected By Guerrero Dam Reorganize

Communities Are on Alert Following The Approval of the Project's Construction Budget

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Habitantes afectados por presa en Guerrero se reorganizan

December 26, 2010



How the US Sees the Landless Movement in Brazil

New Cables Published by WikiLeaks Reveal that the US Embassy Is Deeply Concerned about the Landless People’s Movement (MST)

By Natalia Viana
WikiLeaks

December 24, 2010



Seasons Greetings & the Gifts that Keep on Giving

A Donation to The Fund for Authentic Journalism? Priceless.

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en español... Felices Fiestas y los regalos que siguen dando

December 20, 2010



Chiapas Government Apologizes, Will Set Journalist Gianni Proiettis Free

Prosecutor Claims It Was a Case of Mistaken Identity

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en español... Gobierno de Chiapas se disculpa, liberará a Gianni Proiettis

December 16, 2010



Chiapas Police Arrest Italian Professor & Journalist Gianni Proiettis

Il Manifiesto Correspondent’s Family Told Arrest Is for His Coverage of Cancun Climate Talks

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en español... Policía de Chiapas arresta al profesor y periodista italiano Gianni Proiettis

December 16, 2010



The Narco Soap Opera: Televisa vs. Proceso

Both Mexican Media Outlets are Accusing Each Other of Being a Part of the Same War that They Have Exploited

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La narco-novela Televisa vs. Proceso

December 16, 2010



Announcing 40 Scholarships in Authentic Journalism in Mexico, May 2011

Ten Days of Intensive Training in Central Mexico: Video Production, Investigative & Online Reporting, and Movement Strategies for Journalists

By Al Giordano
President, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Anunciando 40 becas en Periodismo Auténtico en México para mayo de 2011

December 12, 2010



Calm, Cunning and Courageous: Noha Atef speaks out for victims of torture

One School of Authentic Journalism Graduate, from Canada, Visits Another, in Egypt, and Describes Her Work

By Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Loudmouth Magazine

December 10, 2010



State Department Cable Release Sheds Light on Bogotá Connection Corruption

Missive Made Public by WikiLeaks Invokes Name of CIA Asset Baruch Vega

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

December 10, 2010



Leaked Cable: Mexican Government Fears Losing Drug War, Public Support

Mexican Officials Were Desperate to Produce a “Tangible Success” in Narcotics Fight and Save President Felipe Calderón's Political Legacy

By Erin Rosa
Via the Narcosphere

December 2, 2010



Banamex v. Narco News Precedent Protects WikiLeaks, Too

Life Finds a Way, and Information Is Life

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El precedente de Banamex contra Narco News protege también a WikiLeaks

December 1, 2010



Canadian Mining Corporation Receives Permits in Mexican Indigenous Territory

Local Communities Reject Operations On Their Ancestral Land

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Corporación minera canadiense recibe concesiones en territorio indígena en México

November 29, 2010



House of Death Informant, Now in Hiding, is Heading to Court

Former Mexican Cop's Lawyer Says Litigation Should be Filed by Year’s End

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

November 27, 2010



Coach's Log: On Directing the School of Authentic Journalism

Think It's Easy to Choose 40 Professors from 150 Talents? Think Again...

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Bitácora del entrenador: Dirigiendo la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

November 23, 2010



City of Cap Haitien Mobilizes to Remove UN Troops

People are fed up with UN peacekeepers and the cholera outbreak is the straw that broke the camel's back

By Ansel Herz
Mediahacker

November 20, 2010



Authentic journalism: weapon of the people

The path out of the crises wrought by commercial journalism opens when citizens steal back the mission that big media claimed but failed to do: Honest, coherent storytelling

By Al Giordano
Open Democracy

en español... Periodismo Auténtico: El arma de los pueblos

November 19, 2010



We Have More to Do Together

Contribute to Keep Us Reporting and Your Donation Will Be Matched Toward the May 2011 School of Authentic Journalism

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Aún tenemos mucho que hacer juntos

November 18, 2010



Atenco is on Alert and Organizing Against Government Appropriation of its Lands

Residents View Water Agency Project as a Trojan Horse to Revive International Airport Project

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Atenco en alerta y organizándose en contra de la apropiación gubernamental de sus tierras

November 17, 2010



Two Sides of the Story in Venezuela

“The important people in Venezuela are not Hugo Chavez," Charlie Hardy told the Students. “It’s ordinary people. And if we lose site of that, we lose site of what’s important.”

By Joe Orso
La Crosse Tribune

November 17, 2010



Mobilization in Tepoztlán Expels Local Police Chief

The Case is Part of a Recent Wave of Mobilizations Against Police in Mexico

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Movilización en Tepoztlán expulsa al jefe de la policía local

November 11, 2010



The Hemisphere's Social Movements Present in the International Court of Conscience

Neither Governments Nor Corporations Attended Despite Being The Main Defendants

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Movimientos sociales hemisféricos presentes en el Tribunal Internacional de Conciencia

November 9, 2010



La CONAIE de Ecuador frente a la difamación del “periodismo” de Estado

By Fernando León e Erin Rosa

en español... La CONAIE dell’Ecuador di fronte alla diffamazione del “giornalismo” di Stato
em português... A CONAIE do Equador contra a difamação do "jornalismo" de Estado
in italiano... La CONAIE dell’Ecuador di fronte alla diffamazione del “giornalismo” di Stato

November 2, 2010



After the Deluge, the Media

As Jon Stewart put it so well on Saturday, the real threat to democracy stands naked before us all: It’s the media

By Al Giordano
The Field

November 2, 2010



Insult to injury: Cholera has Haiti reeling, and Bill Clinton & Anderson Cooper haven't done enough

Clinton's much-lauded connections with international donors appear to have come to naught

By Ansel Herz
New York Daily News

November 1, 2010



Walmart Corporation Defeated by Two Movements in Mexico

“The victories are a reminder that citizens united can beat the world's largest retail corporation.”

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La corporación Wal Mart derrotada por dos movimientos locales en México

October 29, 2010



Port-au-Prince Fears the Worst As Cholera Spreads in Haiti

“The UN is so top-heavy with bureaucracy that they can’t effectively react to these small outbreaks which quickly snowball and spread across an area.”

By Ansel Herz
Mediahacker

October 25, 2010



I Have Seen the Future of US Politics & Its Name is Prop 19

Beyond Legalizing and Taxing Marijuana, the California Referendum Is a Game-Changer for 2012 and All Elections to Come

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... He visto el futuro de la política de los Estados Unidos y su nombre es la Propuesta 19

October 21, 2010



Chief of Mexican Police Appointed Secretary-General of American Police Community

His appointment comes amid controversy over his alleged links to drug traffickers

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Jefe de la Policía Mexicana designado como Secretario Ejecutivo de la Comunidad de Policías de América

October 14, 2010



Call for a National Meeting of Organizations and Struggles of The Other Campaign

An Invitation to Atenco on November 13 and 14

By FPDT and The Movement for Justice in El Barrio
Atenco, México and New York, NY

en español... Convocatoria al Encuentro Nacional de Organizaciones y Luchas de La Otra Campaña

October 11, 2010



A Statement by Ecuador's Most Important Social Movements

“We Categorically Refute the Claims that the CONAIE Has Had any Relations at all with USAID or NED, not Today, not Ever”

By Marlon Santi
President, Federation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador

en español... El supuesto golpe de estado, la democracia y las organizaciones indígenas

October 6, 2010



US Lawmakers Used Public Funds To Back Honduras Coup

Republican House members used taxpayer money to boost de facto government as it was criminalizing dissent, shutting down media outlets

By Erin Rosa
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Legisladores estadunidenses usaron fondos públicos para apoyar el golpe en Honduras
in italiano... Parlamentari statunitensi hanno utilizzato fondi pubblici per favorire il golpe in Honduras

October 5, 2010



Statement by the Office of Ecuador President Rafael Correa

President announces that he will be unwavering with his principles

By Office of the Elected President of Ecuador
Translated by Narco News

en español... De la Presidencia de Ecuador en respuesta al intento de golpe de estado

September 30, 2010



Coup Attempt in Ecuador Is a Result of Secretary Clinton's Cowardice in Honduras

Hemispheric Anti-Democracy Forces Are Not Likely to Succeed in Today's Putsch in South America

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El intento de Golpe de Estado en Ecuador resultado de la cobardía de la Secretaria Clinton en Honduras

September 30, 2010



One Year After The Swine Flu "Crisis" in Mexico, "Love In Times of Swine Flue" is Now Playing Online

In Which an Intrepid Reporter and His Piglet, "Dobbs," Go Looking to Smithfield Farms for the Piglet's Mother, "Michelle"

By Gregory Berger
Via The Narcosphere

May 10, 2010



Autonomous Healthcare in the Zapatista Communities

“You can't think about health and not think about the river.”

By Jessica Davies
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Sistema de salud autónomo en las comunidades zapatistas

May 3, 2010



A Convergence of Dreams

The Third Encuentro for Dignity and Against Displacement

By RJ Maccani
Originally published in Spanish in Desinformemonos magazine

en español... Una convergencia de los sueños

April 2, 2010



Mitziton: A Community in Chiapas Resisting a Government Road

Paramilitaries Tied Other Campaign Adherents to Trees and Tortured Them while State Police Waited Passively Nearby

By Jessica Davies
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Mitzitón: Una comunidad en Chiapas resistiendo la construcción de una carretera del gobierno

March 5, 2010



Federal Police Intimidate Electrician Union Members in Iztapalapa, Mexico

Laid-Off Workers Vow to Relocate Their Table to Continue Assisting Striking Customers

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... La Policía Federal intimida a miembros del Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas en Iztapalapa, México

March 4, 2010



On-Going Violations of Human Rights Elicits Call for Honoring Mexico's Treaty Commitment

Pressure for Justice Growing in Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Violaciones a los derechos humanos en curso provocan llamado a que México honre los compromisos de Tratados firmados con la ONU

February 28, 2010



What Does it Mean to be Compañeros?

An Other Mexico, and World, is Under Construction between San Salvador Atenco and East Harlem

By RJ Maccani
Class of 2010, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... ¿Qué Significa Ser Compañeros?

February 26, 2010



Mexican Drug Policy Reform Movement Takes Shape

International Conference in Mexico City Provides Hope, Inspiration to a Budding Domestic Movement

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El movimiento mexicano por la reforma de la política de las drogas comienza a tomar forma

February 25, 2010



Por Esto! Receives School of Authentic Journalism Students in Cancun

The Newspaper Argued that “The Drug Trafficking Problem Won’t End Unless the Fellowship Between Police and Drug Traffickers Ends”

By Ter García
Class of 2010, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Por Esto! recibe en Cancún a los alumnos de la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

February 24, 2010



Bolivian President Evo Morales Visits Mexico City

The Event, Organized by the Mexico City Government, Was Evo's First Official Visit to Mexico

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Evo Morales, Presidente de Bolivia, visita la Ciudad de México

February 22, 2010



Mario Menéndez Passionately Reveals his Authentic Life Story

Meet the Journalist and Publisher of Por Esto! – a Man Whose Life Story Has Witnessed Political Turmoil, Government Censorship and the Constant Struggle to Remain Authentic

By Mariana Simoes
Class of 2010, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Mario Menéndez revela apasionadamente su auténtica historia de vida

February 21, 2010



Coca-Cola Moves into Mezcal

Agro-Industry Absorbs Oaxaca Land and Water for Private Profit, Stainless Steel Vats Replace Artisanship

By Nancy Davies, with research assistance by Earl Fish
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Coca-Cola incursiona en la industria del Mezcal

February 15, 2010



News Flash: The School of Authentic Journalism Begins

Al Giordano and His Colleagues Are Committed to Journalism That Acts Like a Community Organization

By Hugo Ramírez
School of Authentic Journalism, Class of 2010

en español... ¡Alerta!: Comienza la Escuela de Periodismo Autentico

February 6, 2010



Por Esto! Is Keeping Journalism Real

Mexican Newspaper is Committed to the Struggle for Authentic Journalism

By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours
Class of 2010, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... El diario Por Esto! permite que el periodismo se mantenga real

February 9, 2010



Authentic Journalism Rises Again on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

“We have to democratize journalism and make it a tool that is available and of use to every citizen trying to better his or her life and their community’s life.”

By RJ Maccani
Class of 2010, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... El Periodismo Auténtico se vuelve a erigir en la península de Yucatán, México

February 6, 2010



The School of Authentic Journalism Nears Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula

An Interview with Al Giordano, Founder of Narco News' J-School, in the Countdown the 2010 School's February 3 Inauguration

By Working Gringos
YucatanLiving.com

en español... La Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico acerca la península de Yucatán, México

January 31, 2010



SME: "Don't Pay Your Electric Bill!"

Supporters Argue that the Closure of Luz y Fuerza is an Affront to Taxpayers, Electricity Customers, Workers, and Subcontractors

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... SME: “¡No paguen su recibo de electricidad!”

January 26, 2010



Mariano Abarca Lives, and the Struggle Continues

Almost Two Months After the Anti-Mining Leader’s Assassination in Chiapas, Blackfire Exploration Ltd. is Under the Microscope

By Gianni Proiettis
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Mariano Abarca vive, la lucha sigue

January 23, 2010



Government Attacks APPO Political Table and Vendors

Another Confrontation Disrupts Oaxaca City

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El gobierno ataca mesa política y a comerciantes de la APPO

January 23, 2010



Political Winds

Fragile Political Alliances Form to Break the PRI's Decades Long Hold on Power in Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Vientos Políticos

January 20, 2010



ICE, Justice Department Playing with Cards up the Sleeve in High-Stakes Deportation Case

Concern Over U.S. Government’s Latest Jailhouse Deal Prompts House of Death Informant to Contact Narco News

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

January 18, 2010



Cover-Up and Political Revenge Alleged in Mariano Abarca Murder Case

Chiapas Government Arrests Opposition Politician for Anti-mining Organizer's Murder

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Se afirma que hubo encubrimiento y venganza política en el asesinato de Mariano Abarca

January 15, 2010



First Issue of El Cortamortaja Newspaper of 2010

Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Puebla News From Below

By the Cortamortaja Collective
Jalapa de Marquéz, Oaxaca

en español... Primera edición del periódico El Cortamaja en 2010

January 14, 2010



Frustrated With Government Lies, Mexican Electricians Declare Wildcat Actions

Two Workers Detained and Later Released Following Other Campaign Mobilizations

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Frustrados por las mentiras del gobierno los electricistas mexicanos declaran acciones no reconocidas por la dirección sindical

January 14, 2010



The Woman Who Dared to Stand Tall on the Border

Esther Chávez Cano Left This World on Christmas Day, but Her Voice Continues to Echo Through the Alleys and Backstreets of Juárez

By Molly Molloy
Memorial

en español... La mujer que se atrevió a erguirse en la frontera

January 12, 2010



Another Member of the Bautista Triqui Family Murdered in San Juan Copala

UBISORT Seeks to Bring in the Mexican Army

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Es asesinado otro miembro de la familia Bautista triqui en San Juan Copala

January 5, 2010



Mexico Is On the Brink of Its Third Revolution

The Question is Whether That Revolution Will be Peaceful... Or if it Will be Violent with an Uprising of Millions of Down-Trodden Citizens

By Ramón Alberto Garza
Reporte Indigo

en español... México está en la antesala de su tercera revolución

January 4, 2010



Chiapas Murder Draws Criticism of Canadian Mining in Mexico

Canadian NGOs Call for Increased Oversight, Accountability; Mexican Communities Want Mines Closed

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El homicidio en Chiapas trae una dura crítica a las mineras canadienses en México
en français... Le Meurtre au Chiapas suscite la désapprobation envers les minières canadiennes au Mexique

December 14, 2009



Attacks Against the Triquis Escalate

Violence from PRI UBISORT Becomes Chronic

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Se intensifican ataques contra Triquis

December 11, 2009



Interview with Assassinated Anti-Mining Organizer Mariano Abarca

Abarca and His Lawyers Discuss Mining Pollution, Drug War Repression, and Government Corruption

By Chiapas Media Project
Promedios

en español... Entrevista con Mariano Abarca, líder antiminero asesinado

December 7, 2009



Stand Up and Be Counted to Fund Authentic Journalism!

Help Us Share with the Global Public (and with You) our Methods, Techniques and Tricks of the Trade to further Democratize and Decentralize the Rising Tide of Authentic Journalism

By Al Giordano
The Field

December 6, 2009



Unions Take Over Mexico City to Support Electricians

“Unionists took to the streets in support of Luz y Fuerza workers... They want to negotiate the reinstatement of SME’s 44,000 employees...”

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Sindicatos toman la Ciudad de México en apoyo a los electricistas

December 5, 2009



Chiapas Anti-Mining Organizer Murdered

Mariano Abarca Led a Growing Movement to Kick Canadian Mining Companies Out of Mexican Communities

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Líder antiminero es asesinado en Chiapas
en français... Meurtre d’un militant contre l’exploitation d’une mine au Chiapas

December 1, 2009



Paramilitaries Shoot Four Children, One Dead

While Indigenous and Local Organizing Continues

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Paramilitares disparan a cuatro niños, un muerto

November 30, 2009



Call to the Peoples of México to Organize the Revocation of the Presidency of Felipe Calderón

On the Eve of the 2010 Bicentennial of Mexican Independence, an Organizing Campaign Begins

By More than 300 Organizations and Signers
Republic of México

en español... Llamado al pueblo de México para organizarse por la revocación del mandato de Felipe Calderón

November 30, 2009



The Numbers Don’t Add Up in Mexico’s Drug War

Drug Seizures are Down; Drug Production, Executions, Disappearances, and Human Rights Abuses are Up

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... En México las cifras de la guerra contra las drogas no tienen sentido

November 29, 2009



OCEZ Political Prisoners' First Day of Freedom After Nearly Two Months: A Photo and Video Essay

"The political prisoners held a press conference and then joined their compañeros in a protest encampment"

By Luis Abarca (photos and video) and Kristin Bricker (text)
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El primer día en libertad de los presos políticos de la OCEZ luego de permanecer cerca de dos meses en prisión: Un ensayo en foto y video
en français... Premier jour de liberté des prisonniers politiques de l’OCEZ après quasi deux mois de détention : essai avec photos et vidéos

November 25, 2009



OCEZ Leaders Released from Jail

Criminal Association Charges Dropped; Chiapas Government Paid Bail on Remaining Minor Charges

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Líderes de la OCEZ liberados de la cárcel
en français... Les leaders de l’OCEZ libérés de prison

November 24, 2009



"Leaked" Intelligence Report Justifies Repression, Militarization In Chiapas

Document Arguing Narco-Peasant Link Reportedly Leads to Arrests, House Searches, Spying, Harassment, and Military Occupation

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Reporte de Inteligencia “filtrado” justifica la represión y militarización en Chiapas

November 23, 2009



Government Negotiations with OCEZ Cast Further Doubt on Rumored Narco Connection

Chiapas Government Commits Over a Million Pesos, Land to OCEZ Despite Claims that the Peasant Organization is a Drug Trafficking Front Group

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Negociaciones del gobierno con la OCEZ arrojan más dudas sobre la supuesta conexión con el narco

November 22, 2009



Mexican Soldiers Accused of Killing US Citizen in Matamoros

Innocent Bystander Lizbeth Marin Garcia Was Shot While Sitting in a Friend's Living Room

By Julio Manuel L. Guzman
El Universal

en español... Acusan a militares de matar a ciudadana de EU en matamoros

November 21, 2009



Citizens Protest Lack of Consultation about Canadian Mine in San Jose del Progresso

Popular Forces Occupy City Hall and Threaten to Incinerate Hostages

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Pobladores protestan por no habérseles consultado sobre la minera canadiense en San José del Progreso

November 21, 2009



Media Campaign Seeks to Link Chiapan Social Organizations to Narcos

Government Allows Misleading and False Information to Spread in the Corporate Media

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Campaña mediática trata de vincular a organizaciones sociales de Chiapas con el narco
en français... Une campagne médiatique cherche à véhiculer les organisations sociales du Chiapas avec les trafiquants de stupéfiants

November 12, 2009



El Cortamortaja, the Newspaper of the People of Oaxaca, now Publishing in English

Narco News Makes this .pdf Document of the New Issue Available for Global Downloading and Reprinting

By the Colectivo Cortamortaja
Jalapa de Marqués, Oaxaca

November 8, 2009



Electricians Take Over Luz y Fuerza Buildings

Ex-Workers from Luz y Fuerza del Centro Tried to Enter the Pachuca Station and Hung Red and Black Banners in the Nuevo Necaxa, Puebla, Hydroelectric Plant

By Editorial
El Universal

en español... Electricistas toman instalaciones de LyFC

November 6, 2009



Milenio Gets Declassified Information

Ulises Ruiz “Used Mercenaries to Keep Himself in Power,” According to USA Documents Obtained by Milenio

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Milenio obtiene información desclasificada

November 1, 2009



Chiapas Government Tries to Pin Narco Arsenal on Peasant Leader

Conflicting Press Releases Cast Doubt on Government Claims

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El Gobierno de Chiapas trata de Adjudicar a un Líder Campesino un Arsenal Incautado
en français... Le gouvernement de l’Etat de Chiapas veut coller un arsenal de trafiquants de stupéfiants à un leader paysan

October 24, 2009



Detained Chiapan Peasant Leader Treated Worse Than a Drug Kingpin

Government Transferred “Don Chema” to a Federal Maximum-Security Prison

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El Líder Campesino Chiapaneco Detenido Tratado Peor que un Capo de la Droga
en français... Un leader paysan du Chiapas incarcéré traité pire qu’un chef de la drogue

October 21, 2009



Privatization Behind Calderon's Attack on Electricians Union

A Spanish Company and National Action Party Members Hope to Exploit Luz y Fuerza's Fiber Optic Network

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... La Privatización detrás del Ataque de Calderón contra el Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas

October 18, 2009



“We’re Looking For the ‘President of Employment’”

Thousands of People March in Mexico City Against Calderon’s Order to Shut down Luz y Fuerza

By Fernando León
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “Andamos Buscando al ‘Presidente del Empleo’”

October 16, 2009



Supreme Court Overrides Justice Mariano Azuela´s Opinion

Ulises Ruiz Ortiz Judged Responsible for Violation of Rights in Oaxaca 2006-2007: No Penalties Need Apply

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 16, 2009



Military and Federal Police "Kidnap" Electricians to Put them to Work

Federal Agents Take Them By Force to Power Stations with Problems

By Patricia Muñoz and Fabiola Martinez
La Jornada

en español... Secuestran electricistas para que trabajen: SME

October 14, 2009



Transition to Democracy Forum Cancelled in Guelatao

La Santísima Virgen de las Barrikadas Appears Instead

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 12, 2009



Military, Federal Police Bust Mexican Electrical Workers Union

Calderon Uses 6,000 Federal Agents to Fire Over 44,000 Luz y Fuerza Workers

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... La Polícia Federal y Militares Arremeten Contra el Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas

October 12, 2009



Mexico "Anarcho-Bombings" Spark Student Witch Hunt

Government Uses the Explosions Against Leftist Strongholds on University Campuses

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... México: “Anarco-bombazos” Inician la Cacería de Estudiantes

October 11, 2009



“Transition to Democracy” Alliances Firm Up

Citizen Forums Face the PRI While Mexico’s Supreme Court Closes Legal Pathways

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 9, 2009



Six Ideas for Re-thinking the War in Mexico

The Security Situation has Worsened, and Mexicans are Desperate for Policy Change... Any Policy Change

By Sabina Berman
Proceso

en español... Seis ideas para repensar la guerra

October 6, 2009



Interview: José Manuel Hernández "El Chema" of OCEZ

Interview Recorded Five Days Before His Arrest by Federal Agents

By Chiapas Media Project
Interview

en español... Entrevista con José Manuel Hernandez "El Chema" de la OCEZ

October 3, 2009



OCEZ Leader Disappeared in Chiapas

Neighbors Suspect Police Kidnapped "El Chema" and Will Kill Him

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Líder de la OCEZ desaparecido en Chiapas
in italiano... Leader della OCEZ scompare Chiapas

September 30, 2009



Desperate Oaxaca Seeks Change in 2010

An Alliance of all Other Political Parties Might Defeat the PRI

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

September 30, 2009



US State Department's Merida Initiative Human Rights Report: Unconvincing Whitewash

US Likely to Release Millions in Training and Military Hardware to Mexico Despite Failure to Comply with Human Rights Conditions

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

September 29, 2009



Merida Initiative Police Screenings "Inefficient" and "Ineffective"

Lauded Polygraph Tests Have Failed to Reduce Corruption

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... La Depuración Policiaca de la Iniciativa Mérida “Ineficiente” e “Ineficaz”

September 27, 2009



Help Narco News Keep Instilling the Work of Journalists with a Sense of Purpose

“Journalists instilled with the moral principles championed by Narco News possess the capability to redefine the faulty scheme”

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 24, 2009



Oaxaca Government Seems to be Yielding to Section 22’s Popular Demands

"The Oaxaca LX Legislature in a extraordinary session agreed to initiate removal of power from the authorities in San Pedro Jicayán"

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El Gobierno de Oaxaca parece estar cediendo en las demandas populares de la Sección XXII

September 13, 2009



Section 22 Protests Another Murder with a 72 Hour Shutdown of Oaxaca

The Town of San Pedro Jicayán Throws Out Political Parties: “We are Prepared to Assume Power…”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La Sección XXII protesta un nuevo asesinato con un paro de 72 horas en Oaxaca

September 4, 2009



Mexico Legalizes Small Quantities of Some Drugs

A Look at How the Law Is Implemented in Tijuana

By Rocky Neptun
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

August 30, 2009



Declassified Documents from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Confirm the Mexican Army Trained Paramilitary Groups

A Pentagon Report Dated 1999 Describes a Clandestine Network of “Human Intelligence Teams,” Created with Approval from then-President Carlos Salinas

By Kate Doyle
The National Security Archive

en español... Confirma EU: el ejército entrenó a grupos paramilitares
auf Deutsch... Die Mexikanische Armee und das Acteal Massaker von 1997

August 22, 2009



The Real Battle for Oaxaca: Who is Permitted to Earn Money, and Where?

"The lesser officials manage the street scene, but also the professionals, vendor bosses, who run a crew of ten or a dozen"

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

August 17, 2009



Lopez Obrador Continues his Tour in Oaxaca

PRI Goons Go Along to Hassle Him

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

August 10, 2009



Government and Media Trash 2006

The Campaign to Discredit the Social Movement Shifts into High Gear

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

August 6, 2009



Housesitting in Honduras

Voices from Catacamas, Hometown of Honduran President, Manuel “Mel” Zelaya

By Jonathan Treat
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

July 22, 2009



Aggressions Against Journalists Increase, Oaxaca Ranks Second in the Nation

One from Noticias Staff is Retained on the Highway by the Military

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 22, 2009



The Popular Guelaguetza versus the Government Guelaguetza

"40,000 attended the Popular Guelaguetza which was organized and funded by Section 22 and the APPO..."

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 21, 2009



The Traditional Guelaguetza Festival Begins in Oaxaca

Heavy Police Presence Leaves Oaxaca City's Tainted Image Intact

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 19, 2009



Military Patrols in Juarez Suspended Due to Ineffectiveness

Militarization Has Wasted Money and Failed to Decrease Violence

By Notimex
La Crónica De Hoy - Translated to English by Kristin Bricker

en español... Por ineficaz suspenden el patrullaje militar en Juárez

July 14, 2009



Identify Yourself and Obey!

Life in Ciudad Juarez

By Marcela Turati
Proceso

en español... ¡identifíquese y obedezca!

July 13, 2009



Oaxaca Justice Condemns Innocent APPO Man for the Murder of Brad Will

No Evidence and No Witnesses to the Actual Crime: Juan Manuel Martinez Moreno Sentenced to Prison

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 10, 2009



Zapatistas: Plan Merida Seeks to Eliminate Dissidents

They Believe that the Capitalist System is the Origin of Injustice

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Zapatistas: el plan Mérida busca eliminar a disidentes

July 8, 2009



Mexico Election Results Show Growing Distance Between Politicians and People

Low Voter Turn Out, and Lack of Faith in the Nation's Political Parties Benefits the PRI; Abstention Reached 55 Percent and Another 5 Percent Voted - voto nulo

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 7, 2009



What the Cowardly Honduras Coup Lost Today

Winners and Losers of Today's Events in Honduras: Who Advanced, Who Retreated, and Why

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 5, 2009



Honduras Coup General Was Charged in 1993 Auto Theft Ring

General Romeo Vásquez Velásquez, a Common Car Thief, Led Sunday's Military Coup and the Brutal Repression

By Al Giordano
Via The Narcosphere

July 4, 2009



Mexico’s Emerging Narco-State

"As the economy rots in joblessness, their politicians court powerful moneyed interests... The supposed 'failed state' looks a lot more like a corporate-backed narco-state"

By Todd Miller
NACLA

July 2, 2009



White House: 72 Hours "Before Actions Kick In" on Honduras Coup

Gibbs: US Is Following the Organization of American States' Lead and Timeline

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 1, 2009



In Lead-up to National Chamber of Deputies Election, Oaxaca Teachers Choose a “Punishment Vote”

Oaxaca Prepares for a Rejection of all the Nation’s Political Parties

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

June 28, 2009



Representative Democracy versus Participatory Democracy

In the Activist State of Oaxaca, Mexico, Residents Reconsider the Paradigm of Voting for the “Lesser of Two Evils”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

June 21, 2009



Oaxacan Political Prisoners Find New Hope in Zapatistas' Other Campaign

Subcomandante Marcos' 2006 Visit to Imprisoned Loxichas Inspired a New Movement; One Prisoner is Already Free

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 14, 2009



Persecution of Monterrey Community Radio "Tierra y Libertad"

Mexican Government Used the Drug War to Raid a Rebellious Poor Neighborhood's Radio; Radio Magnates Rejoice

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Persecución de la Radio Comunitaria “Tierra y Libertad” en Monterrey

June 1, 2009



A Stroll Downtown, Oaxaca Life

A Robbery and Murder Committed by AEI Agents at a Local Bus Terminal Furthers the Breakdown of the Rule of Law and Trust in Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

May 31, 2009



Congress Sends Drug War South, Taxpayer Money to Defense Firms

The Bush Security Doctrine and Defense Interests Continue to Control the U.S. Government's Foreign Policy

By Laura Carlsen
Via the NarcoSphere

May 31, 2009



Situation Heats Up in Oaxaca Prior to Teachers' Union Decisions

Tensions are High as Resistance Groups Organize and Plan Their Next Move

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

May 26, 2009



Actions Strengthen Against Mining in Oaxaca

Teachers Union Declares Broader Mission to Include Social Justice and Community Education

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

May 19, 2009



Plan Mexico Reality Check in US Senate

All Eyes on Conference Committee to Resolve $404 Million Difference Between Senate and House Versions of New Plan Mexico Funding

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

May 18, 2009



Guerrillas, Narcos, Washington, and the Ghosts of 1910

A Guerrilla Group in the Guerrero Narco Conflict Zone Went Public with Allegations that the Government of President Felipe Calderon Was Supporting the Sinaloa Cartel

By Frontera NorteSur
Newspaper Tree - El Paso Magazine

May 14, 2009



Indigenous Chiapans Insist They Are in Prison For Belonging to the EZLN

When They Gave Their Statements They Said They Were Tortured by Plainclothes Police

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Indígenas chiapanecos aseguran estar en prisión por pertenecer al EZLN

May 13, 2009



Plan Mexico: US Congress Abandons Human Rights Posturing in Favor of Black Hawk Helicopters

Majority of Proposed Funds are for Military Aircraft; House Appropriations Axes Human Rights Conditions to Speed Delivery

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

May 13, 2009



Civil Sectors Unite Against Mine in Ocotlán as Power Struggles Intensify

Recent Arrests and Threats Increase Strife as Local and Federal Authorities Attempt to Silence Opposition

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

May 11, 2009



Mexico Decriminalizes Simple Possession, Cracks Down on Everything Else

New Laws Strike a Symbolic Blow to Prohibition, But Net Result is Increased Law Enforcement Powers

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

May 9, 2009



"They Kill Our Trees So We'll Grow Their Drugs"

Violence Linked to Drug-Trafficking Does Not Spare the Most Isolated Indigenous Communities in Mexico's Sierra Tarahumara

By Yemeli Ortega
Rue 89, Translated by Truthout.org

en français... « Ils tuent nos arbres pour qu'on cultive leur drogue »

May 7, 2009



The Other Campaign NY Shuts Down Mexican Consulate While Demanding Freedom for Atenco Prisoners

Mexican Mexican Consulate Shuts Down in Face of Protest from The Other Campaign New York Demanding Freedom for Political Prisoners of Atenco

By Movement for Justice in El Barrio
The Other Campaign New York

May 6, 2009



Drug War Repression Hits Zapatistas and the Other Campaign

Military Intelligence Leads to Eight Men Detained, Tortured, Charged with Organized Crime in Disputed Agua Azul Region

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

April 26, 2009



Judge Declares APPO Adviser David Venegas Innocent of Drug Charges

Innocent Verdict Means Judge Acknowledges that Police Planted Cocaine and Heroine on a Movement Leader

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

April 21, 2009



Actions Follow Talks

Ocotlán Residents Take the Highway

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 21, 2009



Government Harassment in Brad Will Murder Case

Federal Police Pressure Imprisoned APPO Defendant Juan Manuel Martinez to Confess; Will Family Lawyer Faces Legal Harassment

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

April 21, 2009



El Chapo Guzman: the National Action Party's Drug Baron

"It is estimated that drug trafficking money is linked to about 78% of legal Mexican activities"

By Ricardo Ravelo
Proceso

en español... El capo del panismo

April 20, 2009



Forum of People in Resistance

Local Oaxaca Priest Backs Auto Determination and Defense of Environment

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 19, 2009



Mexican Drug War: Soldiers vs. Soldiers

The Most Severe Blows Against the Military in the War on Drugs Have Come from Former Soldiers

By Jorge Carrasco Araizaga
Proceso

en español... Militares: el enemigo, de la misma familia

April 18, 2009



Over 10,000 Dead: Is Mexican Drug War Violence Ebbing?

Statistical Slights-of-Hand and Temporary Lulls Have Obscured the Drug War's Rising Costs

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Con más de 10,000 Muertos: ¿Esta bajando la Violencia de la Guerra de las Drogas en Mexico?

April 17, 2009



Merida Initiative: the United States’ Bureaucratic Invasion

With the Bilateral Strategy’s Implementation, Dozens of Experts Began to Arrive in Mexico to Collaborate with Authorities in the Fight Against Drug Trafficking

By Víctor Hugo Michel
Milenio

en español... Invasión burocrática de EU

April 16, 2009



Former Mexican Intelligence Director: “We’ve Lost Half the Country” to Organized Crime

Ex-Intelligence Directors and Attorney General Medina Mora Contradict Clinton and Calderon on Drug War

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

April 15, 2009



Mexico's Democratic Revolution Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization

“In the case of drugs neither total deregulation nor total prohibition is the answer... Instead, a balance must be found”

By Rolando Ramos
El Economista

en español... Avala PRD despenalizar marihuana

April 14, 2009



Oaxaca: David Venegas Verdict Delayed... Again

No Day in Court; Judge Will Call Venegas' Lawyer with Verdict

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

April 13, 2009



Venezuela's Chavez Sees 'Good Signals' from US

"They're opening a trial against Posada Carriles in the United States, they're summoning the terrorist again," Chavez said on Friday

By Jorge Rueda
Associated Press

April 11, 2009



APPO Adviser David Venegas Faces Trial on April 6 for Fabricated Drug Charges

“They wanted people in the movement to believe that my arrest wasn’t politically motivated”

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

April 5, 2009



Regime of Exception: Mexico's Two-Track Justice System

US-funded Judicial Reform Creates Two Justice Systems: Citizens and Enemies of the State

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

April 1, 2009



The Demarest Factor: The Ethics of U.S. Department of Defense Funding for Academic Research in Mexico

“Kansas University’s department of geography received at least $500,000 in Department of Defense funds to map communally held indigenous land...”

By Simon Sedillo
El Enemigo Común

en español... El Factor Demarest: La ética del Financiamiento para Investigaciones Académicas en México del Departamento de Defensa de los Estados Unidos
in italiano... l Fattore Demarest : L’etica del finanziamento per la ricerca accademica in Messico del Ministero della Difesa statunitense

March 27, 2009



Sarkozy and the Mexican Banker: the Journalist Who Spoke Out

Al Giordano Investigated President Sarkozy’s Host. According to Him, Hernández Ramírez’s Ties to Narco-Trafficking Are Not Just Old Rumors

By Anne Vigna
Rue 89, Paris, France

en español... Sarkozy y el banquero mexicano
en français... Sarkozy et le banquier mexicain : le journaliste qui accuse

March 27, 2009



No to Intervention

Open Letter to US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton

By Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Por Esto

en español... No a la intervención

March 26, 2009



Reports: Carlos Pascual May Be Designated as US Ambassador to Mexico

The Vice President of the Brookings Institution Is a “Shock Doctor” Who Specializes in “Post Conflict Stabilization”

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

March 26, 2009



Dirty War Against Indigenous Peoples

The Mexican Military Uses the Cover of the Drug War to Repress Indigenous Movements in Guerrero

By Gloria Leticia Diaz
Proceso

en español... Guerra sucia contra indígenas

March 25, 2009



In Two Years the Number of Gang Members Doubles in Monterrey, Mexico

In 2006 There Were Eleven Thousand Youths Involved in Gangs; In 2008 the Number Rose to 26 Thousand; Military Report Confirms that Los Zetas Financed the Tapados Protests

By Diego E. Osorno
Milenio - Translation by Kristin Bricker

en español... Se duplicaron en 2 años los pandilleros de Monterrey

March 24, 2009



The Border’s “Agent Orange” Controversy

Ignoring Health Concerns in Nuevo Laredo, US Border Patrol Will Spray 1.1 Miles of Border Land with Chemical Herbicide

By FNS
Frontera NorteSur

en español... La controversia del “Agente Naranja” en la frontera entre México y EE.UU.

March 21, 2009



Abuse Allegations Rise Against Mexican Army

Since the Deployment of Troops in the Drug War, Allegations of Illegal Searches and Arrests, Rape and Torture Have Risen, Rights Groups Say

By Ken Ellingwood
LA TImes

March 21, 2009



‘Migracorridos’: Another Failed Anti-Immigration Campaign

Payola: In Hopes of Deterring Immigration the US Border Patrol Purchases Airtime in Mexico to Promote its Own Corridos Album

By Marisol LeBrón
NACLA

March 20, 2009



The Organizing and Mobilizing of the Oaxaca Population

Dissatisfaction with Local Governments and New Mining Projects Are Uniting a Myriad of People

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

March 19, 2009



Rampant Corruption Leaves Major Chiapan City Without Running Water

The Federal Government Cut Power to San Cristobal’s Water Pumps Because the City Owed Money

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

March 18, 2009



Questions Surround the Sarkozys’ Private Visit to Mexico

“The hotel belongs to Roberto Hernandez Ramirez, a millionaire banker accused by some of being connected to Mexican drug cartels”

By Le Monde.fr avec AFP
Le Monde

en español... Preguntas al torno del viaje privado de la pareja Sarkozy a México
en français... Questions autour du voyage privé du couple Sarkozy au Mexique

March 17, 2009



Mexico, Pakistan, and the So-Called “Failed State”

Washington’s War on “Narco-Terrorism”

By Shamus Cooke
Global Research

March 16, 2009



Citizens Show Support for Marcelino Coache

Protesters Demonstrate Against the Murders of Activists, and the Detention of Political Prisoners in Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

March 12, 2009



Drug War Doublespeak

The U.S. Government and Media Barrage Spin Failure Into Success as Prohibitionist Polices of the Past are Implemented in Mexico

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Program, Center for International Policy

March 11, 2009



APPO Councilor and Former Political Prisoner Abducted and Tortured in Oaxaca

Marcelino Coache Verano's Captors Repeatedly Questioned Him about Various Sums of Money for Ransom During the Kidnapping

By Pedro Matías Arrazola
Noticias Voz e Imagen de Oaxaca

March 8, 2009



“The APPO has to rebuild trust and credibility”

Interview with Oaxacan Activist and Journalist Doctora Berta

By Revolucionemos Oaxaca
Interview

en español... La APPO debe reconstruir la confianza y la credibilidad

March 6, 2009



The 2012 Mother of All Marches

The “Movement of Movements” in Oaxaca Hosts “Organizers of Organizers”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

March 2, 2009



Plan Mexico is Back in Congress

House Passes 2009 Plan Mexico Funding Despite Mexico’s Failure to Comply with the 2008 Funding’s Human Rights Conditions

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

February 26, 2009



Mexican Defense Secretary Opposes Civilian Trials for Military Human Rights Abusers

Tribunals -vs- Civilian Courts for Members of the Military Accused of Human Rights Violations Takes Center Stage in Mexico’s Drug War

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

February 25, 2009



Geographic Survey Project of the Sierra Juarez Mountains Stirs Protests

In Oaxaca, Geographers Deny Surveillance Charges

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

February 21, 2009



Mariano Herran Salvatti, Former Mexican Drug Tsar and Chiapas Attorney General, Arrested

Herran Salvatti Boasts a Public Service Career Allegedly Filled with Embezzlement, Drug Money, Human Rights Violations, and Impunity

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

February 8, 2009



Mexico Presents Flawed Theory in Shooting Death of American Journalist

A Firearms and Tool Marks Examiner Detected a Red Substance, on the Surface of One of the Bullets Consistent with a Ricochet

By PHR Press Release
Physicians for Human Rights

en español... México presenta teoría inconsistente en la muerte de periodista norteamericano

February 4, 2009



Geo-Piracy in Oaxaca... and Much More

US Academics Are Mapping Resources in Mexico; Corporations and the US Military Are the Beneficiaries of the Data

By Silvia Ribeiro
La Jornada

en español... Geopiratería en Oaxaca… y mucho más

February 3, 2009



NAFTA Commission Gets GM Corn Complaint

Genetically-Modified Seed Corn Illegally Planted in Chihuahua

By Frontera NorteSur
Newspaper Tree - El Paso Magazine

January 29, 2009



Prominent APPO Member Survives Attempted Murder in Oaxaca

Unknown Assailant Stabbed Long-Time Activist Ruben Valencia Nuñez in a Café After Shouting Disparaging Remarks About the APPO

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

en español... Atentado Contra APPista Destacado en Oaxaca

January 28, 2009



Mexico Grants Appeal to Juan Manuel Martinez Moreno in Brad Will Murder Case

The APPO Activist Accused of Murdering the US Indymedia Journalist Remains in Jail Despite His “Unconstitutional” Imprisonment

By Pedro Matias
Noticias de Oaxaca

en español... Federación concede amparo a Juan Manuel Martínez Moreno

January 24, 2009



Academics and the Chihuahua Government Say Decriminalizing Drugs is a Subject That Can’t be Avoided

Lawmakers and Legal Experts Decry El Paso Mayor John Cook’s Veto of a City Council Resolution That Proposed a Debate Over Drug Decriminalization

By Sandra Rodríguez Nieto
El Diario

en español... Despenalizar drogas es un tema que no se puede soslayar: académicos y gobierno estatal

January 12, 2009



The Murder of Sali Grace

After Political and Sensationalist Rumors Distorted a Horrific Crime Friends and Witnesses Tell the Story of Young Woman’s Life Cut Short

By John Gibler
ZNet

January 11, 2009



Juarez Femicides Lawyer Murdered

All Lawyers Involved in the Defense of Two Juarez Bus Drivers Falsely Accused of Femicide Have Been Executed; State Police Shot One in the Head

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

January 10, 2009



Meeting Obama on Monday, Calderon Backed McCain in ‘08

Obama’s Appointment of the New US Ambassador to Mexico Will Offer the First Test of Whether Change Is Coming to US-Mexican Policy

By Al Giordano
Via the NarcoSphere

January 10, 2009



Mexican Defense Department is Silent About the Case of a Pregnant Woman Murdered at a Military Checkpoint

The Federal Attorney General’s Office Didn’t Take on the Case Even Though it Involves the Death of a Civilian, Which is a Violation of Plan Mexico’s “Human Rights Conditions”

By Editorial - Political
La Jornada

en español... Calla Sedena sobre el caso de una embarazada asesinada en un retén

January 9, 2009



Nineteen Appistas Arrested in Palestine Demonstration

Section 22 Demands and Obtains Their Release

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

January 4, 2009



EZLN Criticizes the Drug War

During the Festival of Dignified Rage in Chiapas, Subcomandante Marcos Breaks the EZLN's Silence on the Drug War

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

January 3, 2009



Civilians Caught Up in Drug War

Tlaxcala is the Only State Without Victims of Organized Crime

By Esther Sánchez
El Universal

en español... “Narcoguerra” alcanzó a civiles

January 3, 2009



Loose Ends: Washington Subordinates Mexico Through Security Agreements

Mexico's Drug War Fits into the Rubric of the Security and Prosperity Partnership and the US Security Agenda

By Carlos Fazio
La Jornada

January 1, 2009



Mexico's Drug War Death Toll: 8,463 and Counting

A Record-Breaking 5,612 People were Executed in Mexico’s Drug War in 2008, Making the Drug War More Deadly than the Drugs

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

January 1, 2009



Michoacan Joint Operation: Human Rights Disaster

Activist Organizations Accuse the Government of Using the Anti-Drug Operation to Repress Indigenous Communities, Poor Neighborhoods, and Social Justice Organizations

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

December 30, 2008



“Wall of Violence” on Mexico’s Southern Border

Calderon’s “Two-Faced” Policy Combines Police, the Military, Gangs, and Los Zetas to Fulfill US Mandate to Deter Central American Migration

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

en español... La doble moral de Calderón y la tragedia de los migrantes centroamericanos

December 23, 2008



Oaxaca: No Justice for Assassinated Triqui Radio Journalists

Special Federal Prosecutor Rules Out that Community Journalists Were Killed for Their Work

By Reporters Without Borders
Press Release

December 20, 2008



Caracol #2: Oventik

Second in a Series on Autonomy Under Siege in Chiapas

By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez
Americas Program

December 20, 2008



Caracol #1: La Realidad

First in a Series on Zapatista Autonomous Centers

By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez
Americas Program

December 12, 2008



Why Plan Mexico will Crash and Burn

Rampant Corruption on Both Sides of the Border Exacerbate the Ineffectiveness of an Already Failed Strategy

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

December 10, 2008



To Keep Reporting to You in 2009, Narco News Needs Your Support Today

It’s a Crucial Moment for Latin America and US Policy, and “Change” Will Depend on More and Better Information from Below

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

December 10, 2008



“Another Unwarranted Break-In By Oaxaca Police”

Tear-Gas Launched into House with Two-Year Old Inside

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

December 9, 2008



A Border Under Siege

American Military Training and Texas Guns are Helping Boost Drug-War Violence

By Peter Gorman
Fort Worth Weekly

en español... El entrenamiento militar y armas de EE.UU. aumentan la violencia de la guerra de la droga

December 4, 2008



US Police Train Mexican Police to Torture

A Mexican Police Trainer Fired for Hitting a Female Cadet Has Been Hired by Another Police Force in Guanajuato

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

en español... Policías de EE.UU. entrena en la tortura a policías mexicanos

November 29, 2008



[AUDIO]

Witness in Brad Will Case Remembers the 2006 Uprising

The Man Who Gave Him Mouth-to-Mouth on the Way to Hospital, Remembers the Protests and the Organizing, Discusses Why the Government Went After the Witnesses

By World View: Interview with Gustavo Vilchis
Chicago Public Radio

November 29, 2008



“I Didn’t Kill Brad Will”: An Interview with Juan Manuel Martinez

The Man Who Supposedly Murdered the US Videographer Agrees that He Participated in the APPO Protests, but He Maintains that He Never Met the Journalist

By Diego Enrique Osorno
Mileno

November 27, 2008



Mexican Government Tries to Pin New Charges on Juan Martinez in Brad Will Case

The Government Likely Knows that Murder Charges Won’t Stick in a Fair Trial, so it Hopes to Imprison Martinez for Firearms Possession

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

November 26, 2008



“La Doctora” Bertha Muñoz Returns to Oaxaca after Nearly Two Years in Hiding

Despite Threats of Violence, and State Criminal Charges She has Returned Home to Face the Fear that Led Her into Exile

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

November 26, 2008



Links Between Mexican Security Secretary Garcia Luna and Drug Kingpin “El Mayo”

Federal Police Say Garcia Luna’s Bodyguards Witnessed the Head of Mexico’s Public Security Ministry Discuss an “Agreement” with a Drug Cartel Gangster

By Ricardo Ravelo
Proceso

en español... Vínculos García Luna - “El Mayo”

November 25, 2008



Video: Doctor Bertha Returns to Oaxaca

Two Years in Exile, on the Date that Federal Police Invaded, the Voice of Popular Radio Picks Up the Cause Again

By Corrugated Films
corrugatedfilms.blogspot.com

en español... Video: La Doctora Bertha regresa a Oaxaca

November 25, 2008



Victory in El Barrio: East Harlem Tenants Win One As British ‘Predatory Equity’ Landlord Collapses

“We feel it is a great success for us. [Dawnay, Day] is a powerful, rich company, and it has fallen as a victim of its own devices.”

By Jennifer Janisch
The Indypendent

November 24, 2008



US Releases $90 Million in Plan Mexico Military Hardware

Sources Within the US Congress Have Confirmed to Narco News that the US Government has Released a Large Portion of the $116.5 Million Assigned To Plan Mexico

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

en español... Material militar por 90 millones de dólares para el Plan México

November 19, 2008



Up to the Highest Level: Narco Infiltration in Felipe Calderon’s Government

The Agencies in Charge of Mexico’s Drug War Have High-Ranking Officials Who Protect the Cartels

By Ricardo Ravelo
Proceso

en español... Hasta lo más alto…

November 13, 2008



Mob Evicts Other Campaign Adherents in San Cristobal, Chiapas

Those Evicted Have Not Been Able to Return to the Property to Assess the Situation Because of Fears of Violence

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

en français... Expulsion d’adhérents de l’Autre campagne par un groupe de gens, à San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas

November 10, 2008



The Battle for Pemex: a Mexican Oil Worker Explains Energy Reform

Mexican Congress Approves Light Reforms for the State Oil Company; Legislators Vow to Continue the Campaign to Privatize Pemex

By Kristin Bricker
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La batalla por PEMEX

November 4, 2008



In Cold Blood, US Border Patrol Agent On Trial for Murder

Witnesses Said He Shot the Youth Without Provocation; He is Charged with Second-Degree Murder, Manslaughter and Negligent Homicide

By Brenda Norrell
Via the NarcoSphere

October 30, 2008



Rice Refuses to Rule Out Deployment of Armed US Agents under Plan Mexico

During a Recent Visit to Mexico, the US Secretary of State Discusses Plan Mexico, Security Cooperation, and the War on Drugs

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

October 29, 2008



Well-Known Reporter Pedro Matías Kidnapped and Tortured in Oaxaca

Matías Reports on the Social Movement in Oaxaca for Noticias, a Local Daily Paper, and is Also a Writer for the National Weekly Proceso

By Scott Campbell
Angry White Kid

en français... Un reporter connu, Pedro Matias, sequestré et torturé à Oaxaca

October 29, 2008



High-Ranking SIEDO Officials Detained; They Were Working for the Beltrán Leyva Cartel

Arrests Within the Mexican Assistant Attorney General’s Office on Organized Crime Are Only the Latest; Drug Traffickers May Also Have Informants in Interpol and the US Embassy

By Agencias and La Jornada
La Jornada On Line

en español... Detienen a mandos de SIEDO; servían a los Beltrán Leyva

October 28, 2008



Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission Blames Plan Mexico for APPO Arrests

Official Human Rights Ombudsman Says the Government Believed Plan Mexico Funds were Conditioned on Resolving Brad Will Case

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

October 24, 2008



Friends of Brad Will Declare Dry Hunger Strike at Sen. Clinton’s Office

The Senator Has Not Met with the Protesters, or Responded to the Demands that Were Delivered Directly to Her Staff

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

October 23, 2008



Capitalist Games Cause Peso Crash

Mexican Companies’ Scramble for U.S. Dollars Caused the Peso to Fall 50% Against the Dollar

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

October 21, 2008



Mexican Defense Department Plans to Expand Anti-Drug Operations

The Military Will Carry Out Joint Operations in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Sonora, Tabasco, Coahuila, and Campeche

By Jorge Alejandro Medellin
El Universal

en español... Sedena planea ampliar operativos antidrogas

October 20, 2008



The Rule of Impunity: Mexican Government Ignores Overwhelming Evidence

Oaxacan Activists Charged with Brad Will’s Murder

By John Gibler
The Indypendent

October 20, 2008



Octavio is Free on Bail, and Another Man is Arrested in Bradley Case

Three Activists Have Been Arrested so Far; Authorities Seek Another Eight

By Sayra Cruz
Quadratin

en español... Liberan a Octavio bajo fianza y detienen a otro por caso Bradley

October 18, 2008



Oaxacan Activists Arrested for the Murder of Brad Will

The Government Claims that He Was Shot at Close Range, Therefore Implicating the APPO Members Near Him at the Time of His Death

By Kristin Bricker
Via the NarcoSphere

October 17, 2008



Plan Mexico: Calderón’s Endless War

There are 40,000 Soldiers Deployed in 11 States, Since Open War Was Declared on Organized Crime a Year and a Half Ago

By Kristin Bricker
LeftTurn

October 17, 2008



Alleged Zetas and Municipal Police from Puebla Kidnap 32 Undocumented Migrants

Those Responsible Demanded Ransom from the Victims’ Families in the United States

By Martín Hernández Alcántara (La Jornada de Oriente)
La Jornada

en español... Presuntos zetas y policías municipales de Puebla secuestran a 32 indocumentados

October 17, 2008



Video Report From the Occupied Town of Xoxocotla, Morelos: Eyewitnesses Talk of Indiscriminate Attacks From Helicopters Using Weaponry Supplied by the United States

“Take a Look for Yourselves and Size Up the Absurd Amount of Firepower Sent to Squash a Public Protest”

By Gregory Berger
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

October 14, 2008



Forty Years After The Tlatelolco Massacre, The Mexican Army Attacks Civilians in the Indigenous Town of Xoxocotla

“Houses were Raided by Police and Soldiers, and Men Taken and Beaten in Front of Their Families”

By Gregory Berger
Via The NarcoSphere

October 11, 2008



Message of President Evo Morales

The Continental Gathering of Solidarity with Bolivia in Guatemala City, October 9, 2008

By Evo Morales Ayma
Minga Informativa de Movimientos Sociales

en español... FSA: Mensaje de Evo Morales

October 10, 2008



Chiapas Massacre Update

State Police Summarily Executed Three Peasants in Front of a Child

By Kristin Bricker
Via The NarcoSphere

en français... Massacre dans le Chiapas

October 9, 2008



Six Deaths by Eviction in Chiapas Ejido

They Were Attacked by State and Federal Police, According to an Ejido Representative. Ten Wounded and Thirty Detained Reported

By Elio Henriquez, correspondent
La Jornada

en español... Denuncian seis muertes por desalojo en ejido de Chiapas
en français... Six morts pour expulsion d’un Ejido au Chiapas

October 4, 2008



Plan Mexico in the Caribbean: Payday for Haiti Coup Co-conspirators - Part III

No Significant Policy Change in Haiti or the Dominican Republic, but The Merída Initiative Leaves Room for Expansion in the Caribbean

By Kristin Bricker
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 30, 2008



Mexican Activists Turn Over Mexico City Man to Police in Sally Grace Eiler Murder Case

The Townspeople of San Jose del Pacifico, Oaxaca Made the Arrest of the Suspect Possible

By Kristin Bricker
Via The NarcoSphere

en español... Activistas mexicanos entregan a un hombre de la Ciudad de México a la policía en el caso del asesinato de Sali Grace Eiler
en français... Des activistes mexicains remettent à la police un homme de la ville de Mexico dans le cas de l’assassinat de Sally Grace Eiler
in italiano... Attivisti messicani consegnano alla polizia un uomo coinvolto nell’omicidio di Sali Grace Eiler

September 28, 2008



Hasta Siempre Sally Grace: Another US Activist Murdered in Oaxaca

Body Found in a Cabin Twenty Minutes Outside of San José del Pacifico; Investigations by Police and State Attorney General are Slow Moving at Best

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Hasta Siempre Sally Grace: Otro activista estadounidense asesinado en Oaxaca
en français... Hasta siempre Sally Grace : une autre activiste des Etats-unis assassiné à Oaxaca

September 27, 2008



Plan Mexico in Central America - Part II

Increased Militarization and Police Security will be the Primary Strategic and Financial Focus for the Merída Initiative

By Kristin Bricker
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 24, 2008



Atenco’s Political Prisoners: The Persistence of Resistance

Thirty-One Year Sentences for Protest (or Being Near It) in Mexico

By Alejandro Reyes
Radio Zapatista

en español... Los presos políticos de Atenco: la persistencia de la resistencia

September 22, 2008



OCEZ-RC Member Disappeared in Pujiltic, Chiapas

The Attack is the Latest in a Series of Aggressions Against OCEZ Members in Carranza

By Kristin Bricker
Via The NarcoSphere

September 18, 2008



Plan Mexico Spending Plan Released - Part I

Narco News Has Obtained, and Makes Available to the Public, the 38-Page FY 2008 Appropriations Document

By Kristin Bricker
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 16, 2008



Border Wall Battle: Bad News vs. Good News

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Secretary Michael Chertoff, Filed by the US-Mexico Border Plaintiffs, Ruling in Favor of the Federal Government

By Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 12, 2008



Multimillionaire Budget to Assure State Viability

The Mexican Department of Public Safety Will Have Operation Centers for Immediate Reaction to Coordinate Intelligence and Investigation Tasks.

By Enrique Mendez and Roberto Garduño
La Jornada

en español... Presupuesto multimillonario para asegurar la viabilidad del Estado

September 11, 2008



The Fire and the Word: The Most Complete History of the Zapatista Movement

Mexican Journalist Gloria Muñoz Ramírez’s Book is the Result of Seven Years of Research, Interviews and, Most Importantly, Listening...

By Kristin Bricker
Via The NarcoSphere

September 7, 2008



Mexican Generals Propose a Militarized National Police Force

Under the Proposal, Police Allied with Drug Traffickers Would Face the Death Penalty

By Kristin Bricker
Via The NarcoSphere

August 30, 2008



Tijuana: Empire's Slum?

The Mexican Government's Latest Drug War Operation: To Protect International Pharmaceutical Companies from Mom and Pop Drug Stores Along the US Border

By Rocky Neptun
San Diego Indymedia

August 21, 2008



The Democrats’ Schism at a Mexico City Fundraiser

The “NAFTA Generation” of Corporate Ex-Pats Deceived the Obama Campaign and the Attendees at a Fundraising Event Last Tuesday

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

in italiano... Lo scisma dei Democratici a una raccolta fondi a Città del Messico

July 24, 2008



León Torture Trainers Identified

Mexican Daily El Universal Reports More Details Behind the Training-for-Torturers Video

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 4, 2008



US Private Contractor Leads Torture Training in Mexico

Warning: Graphic Content from the Training Videos Appear with This Story

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 2, 2008



Two Years Later in Oaxaca: Part IV and Final

What’s the Difference - Law and Memory as Political Weapons

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

June 23, 2008



APPO and PRIistas Clash in Zaachila, Oaxaca

Protesters Accused the Father of the Current Municipal President of Having Fired Shots at Supporters of the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca

By Eliza Ruiz Jaimes
Noticias Voz e Imagen de Oaxaca

en español... Chocan APPO y priístas en Zaachila

June 23, 2008



Two Years Later in Oaxaca: Part III

What’s the Difference - The Long Slow Process on the Ground and the Observance of June 14

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

June 18, 2008



The New Government Provocation Against Zapatismo

“The New Governmental Effort to Make Out the EZLN to Be an Accomplice in Organized Crime Attempts to Take Advantage of the Wave of Anti-Narco Sentiment”

By Luis Hernández Navarro
La Jornada

en español... Zapatismo: la nueva provocación gubernamental
in italiano... Zapatismo: la nuova provocazione del governo

June 12, 2008



Death Squads in Oaxaca

The Mexican Government Ignores the Assassination of Two Community Radio Activists

By John Gibler
In These Times

June 10, 2008



Mexican Military and Police Use Drug War to Attempt to Enter Zapatista Territory

They Claimed to Be Looking for Marijuana Plants; Local Civilians Drove them Away

By The Good Government Council
La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico

en español... Con el pretexto de la guerra contra las drogas, militares y policías intentan entrar a territorio zapatista
in italiano... Col pretesto della lotta aòòa droga, militari e poliziotti tentano di entrare in territorio zapatista

June 6, 2008



Two Years Later in Oaxaca: Part II

What’s The Difference? - Networking and Local Autonomy: The Thigh Bone’s Connected to The Knee Bone


By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

em português... Dois Anos Depois em Oaxaca - Parte II

June 2, 2008



Two Years Later in Oaxaca: Part I

What’s The Difference?

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

May 27, 2008



Plan Mexico Passed

The US House and Senate Approves Modified Versions of the Merida Initiative

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

May 22, 2008



Mexico’s Battle Over Oil

President Felipe Calderon Seeks to Privatize the Most Profitable Aspects, Including Refining, Processing, and Transport

By Laura Carlsen
Foreign Policy in Focus

May 15, 2008



Two Years On, Atenco Still Hurts

Sixteen Activists, Some with Life Sentences, Remain Imprisoned for Minor Crimes

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

May 6, 2008



Notes on the Conjuncture: Mexico, 2008

Notes for a Presentation to the Oaxaca After the Barricades Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, April 28, 2008

By Fred Rosen
Senior Analyist, North American Congress on Latin America

May 2, 2008



Zapatista Prisoners Transferred from Tabasco to Chiapas Amid Rumors That They Might be Freed

The Other Campaign Remains Skeptical That the Government Will Free the Two Men

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

April 25, 2008



Caciques, Triquis and Impunity – More of the Same

Increasing Level of Threats and Intimidation in the Autonomous Community of San Juan Copala, Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 24, 2008



Foreboding and Loathing in the Quest for the House of Death

After Years of Reporting on the Infamous Juárez House, Narco News Pays a Visit

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

April 22, 2008



Two Triqui Community Radio Reporters Assassinated

Lawlessness, Assassination and Impunity in Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 11, 2008



Facing Escalating Protests, Chiapas Frees 30 Political Prisoners

With 17 prisoners still inside, the Other Campaign declares April 3 an International Day of Action

By Kristin Bricker
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

April 1, 2008



Seeking Justice in the Snake-Pit of Mexican Politics

Oaxacans and Others Fight to Free Political Prisoners

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

March 19, 2008



“Without Corn, There is No Country”

International Women´s Day Marchers Target NAFTA and Free Trade on the Streets of San Cristóbal, Chiapas

By Francesca Contreras
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

March 14, 2008



Women, Caciques and Remote Indigenous Towns

Eufrosina Cruz Leads Fight for Indigenous Women's Rights: Political Bosses Manipulate Traditions

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Mujeres, caciques y pueblos indígenas remotos

March 5, 2008



Yet Another Tale of Woe and Intrigue: The Sierra Sur of Oaxaca

Teachers Fight to Maintain Control Over Their Union Amidst Threats and Violence from Political Bosses and Paramilitaries

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

February 26, 2008



Narco News Reporters Harassed

Mexican Journalists Denounce Possible Early Effects of Country’s Proposed “Gestapo Law”

By Hermann Bellinghausen, Eugene Bermejillo, Gloria Muñoz Ramírez, Ramón Vera Herrera and Yuriria Pantoja Millán
La Jornada

en español... Hostigamiento contra reporteros de Narco News
in italiano... Intimidazioni Contro i Giornalisti di Narco News

February 20, 2008



Holes in the Wall

Homeland Security Won't Say Why the Border Wall is Bypassing the Wealthy and Politically Connected

By Melissa del Bosque
Texas Observer

February 20, 2008



Lawlessness and the Boomerang Effect in Oaxaca

Status of “Ungovernability” Returns to the Southern Mexican State

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

February 13, 2008



Nogales Residents Say US is Building Border Wall on Mexico's Land

Locals Want “Wall of Shame” Construction Halted on Mexico’s Soil, Nearby Multi-Million Dollar Spy Towers Still Don’t Work

By Brenda Norrell
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Habitantes de Nogales Dicen que los EU Construyen Muro en Tierras Mexicanas

February 7, 2008



Michael Chertoff, You’ve Been Sued

Texas Border Residents Take Homeland Security Chief to Court Over Land Seizures for Border Wall

By Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.
Inside the Checkpoints: Commentary from the Río Grande

February 6, 2008



Laughing at the News in Oaxaca

Governor Ruiz Smiles as the Secretary of Government Lays Down New Rules

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

January 28, 2008



Medellín: The Peace of the Pacifiers

The Narco-Paramilitary Control of the Colombia’s Second City Continues, Despite the Surrender of “Don Berna” and Media-Hyped Drop in Crime

By Forrest Hylton
NACLA Report on the Americas

January 24, 2008



Mireya: “We'll continue to resist; the Blood Spilled by Our Dead Will Not Be Betrayed”

The Zapatista Women’s Conference Ended on January 1, the 14th Anniversary of the Armed Uprising

By Juan Trujillo and Raúl Romero
Reporting from the mountains of Chiapas

en español... “Vamos a seguir resistiendo, la sangre que derramaron nuestros caídos no se puede traicionar”: Mireya
in italiano... Mireya: “Continueremo a resistere; il sangue versato dai nostri morti non verrà tradito”

January 21, 2008



Indigenous Alliance in Solidarity with Apaches at Texas border

Resistance to U.S.-Mexico Border Wall on Both Sides of the Rio Grande

By Brenda Norrell
Via The Narcosphere

in italiano... Alleanza Indigena in solidarieta’ con gli Apaches al confine con il Texas

January 19, 2008



A New Strategy for the Popular Movement in Oaxaca?

Something for Everyone as the APPO and the Teachers Hit the Streets for 2008

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

in italiano... Una nuova strategia per il Movimento Popolare di Oaxaca?

January 18, 2008



Over Three Thousand People From Five Continents Danced and Partied with the EZLN on its 14th Anniversary

Comandanta Rosalinda: “The reclaimed land was bought with the flesh and blood of compañeros. That blood hasn't disappeared; it sings and cries for joy over the years”

By Raúl Romero
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Más de tres mil personas de los cinco continentes bailaron y festejaron con el EZLN su aniversario numero catorce

January 17, 2008



A Texas Divided Will Be Broken In Two

South Texas Residents Are Struggling, Together, Like Never Before, to Stop the Border Wall and Militarization Being Imposed from Up North

By Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.
Inside the Checkpoints: Commentary from the Río Grande

January 13, 2008



Ten Years Later, It’s Time to Recognize the U.S. Government’s Responsibility for Acteal

For Survivors, Bitter Memories Worsened by Lingering Impunity and Continued Oversight of U.S. Role in Massacre

By Andrew Kennis
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

December 30, 2007



Las Abejas Civil Organization: 10 years After the Killings in Acteal, “We’re Still Hungry for Justice, Thirsty for Peace”

The Masterminds Behind the Massacre of a Pro-Zapatista Chiapas Community Are Still Free

By Raúl Romero
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... A 10 años de la matanza de Acteal, “seguimos hambrientos de justicia, sedientos de paz”: organización civil Las Abejas

January 15, 2008



The Other Campaign Mobilizes in Response to Aggressions Against the Zapatistas of Bolom Ajaw

Authorities, Working Through an Alleged Paramilitary Group, Plan to “Relocate” the Inhabitants; Civil Groups Called to Boycott Tourism of the Agua Azul Falls

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Se moviliza la otra campaña ante las agresiones a zapatistas de Bolom Ajaw
in italiano... Si mobilita l’altra campagna di fronte alle aggressioni agli zapatisti di Bolom Ajaw

December 13, 2007



[AUDIO]

Analysis of Plan Mexico

An Interview with Laura Carlsen, Director, Americas Program Center for International Policy

By Chicago Public Radio
Worldview

December 11, 2007



Oaxaca Reporters Tell of Life in the Trenches

“Alone, Facing Power”: The Association of Journalists of Oaxaca Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

in italiano... I giornalisti di Oaxaca raccontano la vita in trincea

December 4, 2007



Chávez Appears to Have Campaign for Constitutional Reform In the Bag

Venezuela’ Most Reliable Pollster Predicts Big Lead for “Yes” Vote on Sunday

By Justin Delacour
Latin American News Review

November 30, 2007



Washington Post Calls Oaxaca a “Riot”

A Reply to Ceci Connelley’s Travel Story on Oaxaca in the Washington Post

By Jill Freidberg
Corrugated Films

November 24, 2007



Mohawks, Border Delegation, Inflamed Over Arrest of Indigenous Peoples

U.S. Border Patrol Detains a Group of Women and Children Right in Front of Delegates to Border Summit in Arizona

By Brenda Norrell
Via the Narcosphere

November 9, 2007



November 2 Redux

The Governor of Oaxaca Still Wields the Hammer

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

November 5, 2007



Speakers at “Plan Mexico” Hearing Admit That Plan Will Not Curb Flow of Drugs to U.S.

The Intended Goal May Be to Give Mexico Resources to Suppress its Social Movements

By Jennifer Truskowski
Chicago Indymedia

November 2, 2007



Brad Will in Context, On the One-Year Anniversary of His Murder in Oaxaca

The Slain Journalist is Part of a Legacy that Goes Back Over 500 Years on These Lands

By RJ Maccani
Zapagringo

November 2, 2007



“Plan Mexico” Claims its First Victims in the Murky Floodwaters of Tabasco

With an Entire State Under Water, Calderón Has Troops Searching Cars for Drugs Instead of Helping

By Greg Berger
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Plan México deja sus primeras víctimas en las aguas sucias de las inundaciones de Tabasco

November 1, 2007



Indigenous Education as Politics

The Second National Congress on Indigenous and Intercultural Education

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 28, 2007



Zapatismo in Spanish Harlem

The Movement for Justice in El Barrio, Inspired by the Zapatista Other Campaign, Brings New York Communities Together to Fight Gentrification

By RJ Maccani
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Zapatismo en el Harlem del Este (El Barrio)

October 25, 2007



Mohawk Warriors Unite with Zapatistas at Encuentro

"We All Have to Get Together to Fight Colonialism”

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Guerreros Mohawk se unen con Zapatistas en el Encuentro

October 23, 2007



COHA Deserves Applause for Retracting Article, but Should Know Haiti’s 2006 Election Was Not Free or Fair

“The Most Dangerous Gangsters Haitians Face are High Officials Who Reside in Washington, Paris and Ottawa”

By Joe Emersberger
Via The Narcosphere

October 20, 2007



O’odham Return from Gathering with Mexico’s Indigenous and Subcomandante Marcos

“I Felt a Sense That This Is an Awakening of the People”

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Los O’odham regresa a su lugar de origen después de reunirse con el Subcomandante Marcos e indígenas mexicanos
en français... Les O’odhams rentrent chez eux après s’être réunis avec le sous-commandant Marcos et les Indiens du Mexique

October 18, 2007



Marcos: "There Has Never Been So Much Destruction and Stupidity by the Governments"

After Continental Gathering, the Indigenous of América Warn in "Vícam Declaration" that They Will Defend Mother Earth with Their Lives

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada (Translated by Zapagringo)

en español... "Nunca había sido tanta la destrucción y la estupidez de los gobiernos": Marcos
en français... « Il n’y a jamais eu autant de destructions et de sottise de la part des gouvernements », Marcos.
in italiano... “Non è mai stata così grande la distruzione e la stupidità dei governi”: Marcos

October 18, 2007



Indigenous Woman from British Columbia: “They’ve Relegated Us to Authentic Concentration Camps”

The Indigenous Peoples’ Encuentro Began with a Strong United States Presence

By Raúl Romero and Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “Nos han relegado en auténticos campos de concentración”: mujer indígena de Columbia Británica

October 16, 2007



“First, Identify the Enemy”

Town by Town, the People Are Fighting Energy Mega-Projects and Neoliberalism in Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

October 8, 2007



Direct Democracy in Oaxaca

A Book Review of Nancy Davies’ The People Decide: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly

By Kristin Bricker
Left Turn Magazine

October 1, 2007



Peasant-Farmer Activists Imprisoned in Colombia

Rural Social Movement’s Headquarters Raided, Leaders Arrested

By Dan Feder
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Detenidos activistas campesinos en Colombia
in italiano... Attivisti contadini incarcerati in Colombia

September 30, 2007



Communiqué on the Situation of the Federal and State Governments in Chiapas

The Sixth Commission of the EZLN will Suspend the Journey of the Second Phase of the Other Campaign, but will Attend the Encounter of the Indigenous Peoples of America

By the General Command of the EZLN
Translated by El Kilombo Collective

en español... Comunicado sobre la situación actual de los gobiernos federales y estatales de Chiapas
auf Deutsch... Kommunique des Geheimen Revolutionären Indigenen Komitees – Generalkommandantur der Zapatistischen Armee der Nationalen Befreiung
en français... Communiqué sur la situation actuelle des gouvernements fédéral et de l’État du Chiapas
in italiano... Comunicato sulla situazione attuale dei governi federale e statale del Chiapas

September 26, 2007



Communiqué from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command of the EZLN

Three Comandantas, Three Comandantes and the Subcomandante, to Assist the Encounter of the Indigenous Peoples of America and Second Phase of the Other Campaign

By CCRI-CG - EZLN
Enlace Zapatista

en español... Comunicado del CCRI_CG sobre el Encuentro de Pueblos Indios de América
auf Deutsch... Kommunique des Geheimen Revolutionären Indigenen Komitees – Generalkommandantur der Zapatistischen Armee der Nationalen Befreiung
en français... Communiqué du CCRI-CG sur la Rencontre des peuples indiens d’Amérique
in italiano... Comunicato del CCRI_CG sull’Incontro dei Popoli Indios d’America

September 17, 2007



Twenty-First Century: Forced Disappearance, the Current Policy in the Nation of Mexico

Five Police Officers Jailed for Beating Emeterio Marino Cruz

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

September 1, 2007



Zapatistas Arise for North American Summit

Regional Gathering Set for October 7-9 in Magdalena de Kino, Sonora, Close to Tucson, Arizona

By Brenda Norrell
Via The Narcosphere

August 29, 2007



Privatizing Misery, Deporting and Imprisoning Migrants for Profit

The Hidden Agenda of the Border Hype: Security Guards and Prisons in the Dollars-For-Migrants Industry

By Brenda Norrell
The Censored Blog

en español... La privatización de la miseria, deportación y encarcelación de los migrantes por dinero
en français... Privatiser la misère : déporter et emprisonner les migrants pour le profit
in italiano... Privatizzazione della miseria, deportazione e carcere degli emigranti per denaro

August 25, 2007



Oaxaca Declines to be “Governed”

The Struggle Shifts from the City to Land and Water Issues

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Oaxaca Declina ser “Gobernada”
en français... Oaxaca refuse d’être « gouvernée »

August 24, 2007



Yaqui And O’odham Unite to Plan Zapatistas’ Intercontinental Summits

“During the Planning Meeting Aug. 17, Yaqui from Vicam Pueblo Offered to Help In Any Way They Could to Ensure the Success of the North American Regional Summit”

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

August 19, 2007



Paramilitary Attack by OPDDIC Against Zapatista Communities

Good Governance Board “Heart of the Rainbow of Hope” Caracol 4 “Whirlwind of Our Words”

By Good Governance Board - Caracol 4
Enlace Zapatista

en español... Ataque paramilitar de la OPDDIC contra bases zapatistas
auf Deutsch... Bewaffneter OPDDIC Angriff auf zapatistische Unterseite Basen
en français... Attaque paramilitaire de l’Opddic contre des bases zapatistes
in italiano... Attacco paramilitare della Opddic contro basi zapatiste

August 16, 2007



O’odham Host Zapatistas North American Regional Conference

Zapatistas Welcome Indigenous from Alaska, Canada, Northern Mexico and The United States to the North American Regional Conference, Oct. 8 -- 9, 2007

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en français... Les O’odhams accueillent la rencontre régionale nord-américaine zapatiste

August 16, 2007



“In Our Education the Young Have Been Able to Hear the Real History, not that of the Oppressors”: Soraia Soriano

A Meeting About Education Projects with a Member and Representative of Brazil's Landless Workers’ Movement

By Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “En nuestra educación, los jóvenes han podido escuchar la verdadera historia, no la de los opresores”: Soraia Soriano
in het Nederlands... ‘In ons onderwijssysteem kunnen jongeren luisteren naar de werkelijke geschiedenis in plaats van naar die van de onderdrukkers.’: Soraia Soriano

August 13, 2007



“When We Dream Alone it's Just a Dream, when We Dream Together We can Turn It into Reality”

Leaders and Members of Vía Campesina Thanked the Zapatista Compañeros for Giving Them the 'Use of the Word' in the International Conference between the Zapatista People and the People of the World

By Murielle Coppin
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “Cuando soñamos solos queda como sueño, cuando soñamos juntos podemos convertirlo en realidad”
em português... “Quando sonhamos sozinhos apenas fica o sonho, quando sonhamos juntos podemos convertê-lo em realidade”
en français... Si nous rêvons tout seul, ce n’est qu’un rêve, mais si nous rêvons ensemble, nous pouvons le faire réalité »
in italiano... “Quando sogniamo da soli resta un sogno, quando sogniamo insieme possiamo trasformarlo in realtà”
in het Nederlands... Onze eigen dromen blijven vaak dromen. Gezamenlijke dromen kunnen waar gemaakt worden

August 9, 2007



Ulises Ruiz, Plan Puebla Panamá, and the August 5 Oaxaca Elections

Connecting the Dots on a Local Election that May Not Be All that Local

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 29, 2007



“A Voice Cries Out for Justice; May all of Humanity Hear Itself in our Cry”: Elisa

Members of the Morelia, La Garrrucha, and Roberto Barrios caracoles present the work-table topics on Indigenous autonomy: health, education, women, collective work and self governance

By Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “La voz clama justicia, que la humanidad se escuche en nuestra voz”: Elisa
in het Nederlands... ‘De stem roept om gerechtigheid, dat de mensheid haar hoort doorheen onze stem.’:Elisa

July 29, 2007



The Second Encounter Between the Zapatistas and the People of the World has Begun

Autonomy, the Oaxacan Movement, and the next Indigenous Conference; Themes for a Colorful Start

By Murielle Coppin and Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Inicia el II Encuentro Zapatista con los pueblos del mundo
auf Deutsch... Das Zweite Encuentro zwischen den Zapatisten und den Völkern der Welt hat begonnen
en français... Début de la Deuxième rencontre Zapatiste avec les peuples du monde
in het Nederlands... Aanvang van de tweede ontmoeting tussen de zapatistenvolkeren en de volkeren der wereld.

July 27, 2007



Revenge of the Guelaguetza

It has always been a Popular Celebration Based on Sharing and Community Cooperation

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... La revancha de la Guelaguetza
en français... La revanche de la Guelaguetza

July 24, 2007



Signals of Provocation in Oaxaca

Is Disgraced Governor Ulises Ruiz Seeking a Violent Showdown During Monday's Gueleguetza Celebration?

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 21, 2007



Oaxaca “Silent March” Mourns Two Additional Deaths

Governor Again Calls for “Dialogue,” plus a Force to Guard the Commercial Guelaguetza

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 19, 2007



The Other Campaign in New York in the U.S. Social Forum

“As Mexican immigrants, we were forced to leave our native country because of a savage neoliberal economic system”

By Movement for Justice in El Barrio
Via The Narcosphere

en español... La Otra Campaña en Nueva York en el Foro Social Estadounidense

July 18, 2007



Oaxaca Government Armed Forces Use Violence to Prevent the People's Use of the Guelaguetza Auditorium

Fighting Erupts on Major Streets and on Fortin Hill

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 17, 2007



The People are Deciding, Every Day!

Oaxaca, the Face of Mexican Fascism: Sunday the 8th to Friday the 13th of July 2007

By George Salzman
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

July 13, 2007



Second Encounter of the Zapatista Peoples with the Peoples of the World: July 20-28

Change in Plan: The Gathering Will Be In Oventik, then Morelia and then La Realidad

By Lieutenant Colonel Moisés and Subcomandante Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN)

en español... II Encuentro de los pueblos zapatistas con los pueblos del mundo
auf Deutsch... II. Treffen der Zapatistischen Gemeinden mit den Völkern der Welt
en français... Seconde Rencontre des peuples zapatistes et des peuples du monde
in italiano... II Incontro dei popoli zapatisti con i popoli del mondo
in het Nederlands... II Ontmoeting tussen de Zapatistenvolkeren en de volkeren der wereld

July 1, 2007



The Governor of Oaxaca Is Provoking a Mini-Civil War in the State Capital

Report of Offer of “300 Pesos per Youngster” to Violently Confront Peaceful Demonstrators

By Nancy Davies
Via The Narcosphere

en español... El Gobernador de Oaxaca provoca una mini-revuelta civil en la Capital
en français... Le gouverneur du Oaxaca provoque une miniguerre civile dans la capitale de l’État

June 30, 2007



This Week for Education in Oaxaca

Section 59, the Break-Away Group from the Section 22 Teachers Union, Is Now Protesting Against Ulises Ruiz Ortiz

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La lección de esta semana en Oaxaca

June 28, 2007



Fighting to Win in East Harlem and Beyond…

Catching up with Movement for Justice in El Barrio

By RJ Maccani
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La lucha por la victoria en el Este de Harlem y más allá...

June 21, 2007



Mexico’s Supreme Court Accepts the Case of Oaxaca

Once Again the Zócalo Vibrates with Color, Voices, Music, and Video Replays of Government Attacks

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La Suprema Corte acepta conocer el caso de Oaxaca

June 21, 2007



The Age of Atlantica: As Goes Mexico, so Goes the US and Canada

The End of Sovereignty and Democracy Tolls for Upstate New York, Northern New England, Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, and, Soon, for Boston and NYC Too

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La era de Atlántica: como sucede en México, sucede en los EU y Canadá
en français... L’âge de l’Atlantica : Comme il en advient du Mexique, ainsi des USA et du Canada.
in italiano... L’era di Atlantica: come in Messico, così ora succede negli USA ed in Canada

June 6, 2007



Nancy Davies’ Book The People Decide: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly Is Printed and Ready to Ship

A New Publisher of Books Reflects on How We Are Bypassing the Commercial Book Industry, and Offers some Special Packages to Readers and Bloggers

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en français... Le livre de Nancy Davies The People Decide : Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly (« Le peuple décide : l’Assemblée populaire de Oaxaca ») est imprimé et prêt à être expédier.

May 31, 2007



Guelaguetza Redux

The State Government of Oaxaca Is Having a Hard Time Again with Its Annual “Indigenous” Festival

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

May 31, 2007



Video: The Path of the Mayos (Part I)

With the Other Campaign in Sonora

By Promedios
Indymedia Chiapas

en español... Video: El camino de los Mayo (Parte I)

May 27, 2007



Video: The Path of the Mayos (Part II)

With the Other Campaign in Sonora

By Promedios
Indymedia Chiapas

en español... Video: El camino de los Mayo (Parte II)

May 27, 2007



US Rep. José Serrano: “The Murder of Brad Will Raises a Larger Issue About the Role of the Mexican Government”

Letter to Condoleezza Rice: “Some of My Newest Constituents Fled their Former Homes in Mexico from Paramilitary Violence and Intimidation”

By US Rep. José Serrano
(D-Bronx, New York)

en español... “El asesinato de Brad Will pone de manifiesto el problema mayor del papel del Gobierno Mexicano”
in italiano... Membro del Congresso USA, José Serrano: “L’assassinio di Brad Will solleva un grosso problema sul ruolo del governo messicano”

May 15, 2007



“Mexico will Turn Into a Pressure Cooker. And... it will Explode”

An Interview with Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos

By Jo Tuckman
The Guardian of London

en español... “México se convertirá en una olla de presión... Y va a estallar”
en français... « Le Mexique va se transformer en cocotte-minute… Et il va exploser. »
in italiano... Il Messico diventerà una pentola a pressione. E… esploderà

May 13, 2007



An Incarcerated APPO Counselor Reports Receiving a Death Threat from the State Governor

David Venegas Reyes Visited in Prison by a Governor Emissary; Repression Against Autonomist Movements Increases

By Oliver D.
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Un Consejero Encarcelado de la APPO Reporta Haber Recibido una Amenaza de Muerte del Gobernador del Estado

May 9, 2007



“It is You and We Who Must Not Wait for the Conditions to Fight”: Zapatistas in March for Atenco

After the Repression in Texcoco and Atenco, the Other Campaign Marches to Demand Freedom and Justice for the Country's Political Prisoners

By Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “Somos ustedes y nosotros quienes no debemos esperar las condiciones para luchar”: Zapatistas en marcha por Atenco

May 8, 2007



Who Can Imprison the Fury of a Volcano?

Letter from Nacho del Valle, Sentenced to 67 Years in Prison, from “the La Palma Extermination Camp” in Mexico

By Ignacio del Valle
Peoples Front for the Defense of the Land, Atenco, Mexico

en español... “¿Quien puede aprisionar la furia de un volcán?”
en français... Qui peut emprisonner la fureur d’un volcan ?
in italiano... “Chi può imprigionare la furia di un vulcano?”

May 7, 2007



Federal Army Troops Harrass the Sixth Commission Delegates

They Aggressively Interrogated Civilians Who Accompanied the Zapatista Delegation

By the Sixth Commission
EZLN (Translated by El Kilombo)

en español... Elementos del ejército federal hostigaron a los delegados de la Comisión Sexta
auf Deutsch... EZLN denunziert militärische Zusetzungen gegen zapatistische Delegation der Sechsten Kommission in Nuevo Leon.
en français... Harcèlements des délégué(e)s de la Commission Sexta
in italiano... Soldati dell’esercito federale hanno minacciato i delegati della Commissione Sexta

May 1, 2007



A Phantom in Northeast Mexico: Zapatismo

Year 22 of the Struggle and 13 of the War Against Obscurity and Lying

By Alejandro de la Torre
Dossier Político

en español... Un fantasma recorre el noroeste de México: el zapatismo
en français... Un fantôme parcourt le nord-ouest du Mexique : le zapatisme

April 29, 2007



Oaxaca Civil Unrest Grows as Another Group Begins Voicing its Discontent

Zócalo Taken by Protesters for the First Time in Six Months as Government Workers Enter the Scene Over New Social Security Law

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El descontento civil en Oaxaca crece: otro grupo empieza a expresar su inconformidad

April 26, 2007



In Oaxaca, the Show Goes On

Teachers Union Section 22, with APPO Support, Prepares for its Annual Strike

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El Espectáculo Sigue en Oaxaca

April 25, 2007



Zapatistas Select Yaqui to Host Intercontinental Summit in Mexico

Indigenous Representatives from All América, and the World, to Gather October 11-14 near Guaymas, Sonora

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Zapatistas Elijen Comunidad Yaqui Para Cumbre Internacional en México

April 23, 2007



Zapatistas to Send Delegations to Northern Mexico

A National Call for Action to Free the Political Prisoners in Yucatan, Oaxaca and Atenco

By Sixth Commission of the EZLN
Enlace Zapatista

en español... Se instalan delegados zapatistas en el norte de México
auf Deutsch... Kommunique des Geheimen Revolutionären Indigenen Komitees – Generalkommandantur der Zapatistischen Armee der Nationalen Befreiun
en français... Des délégués zapatistes s’installent au nord du Mexique
in italiano... Si installano i delegati zapatisti nel nord del Messico
in het Nederlands... Zapatistenafgevaardigden vestigen zich in Noord-Mexico

April 8, 2007



Another Member of APPO Arrested in the Continuing Struggle for Justice

“The Government Fabricates a Crime and Then Sells the Prisoner his Freedom,” Says the Bishop of Oaxaca About Actions of Government

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 16, 2007



Marcos: “We Will Come and Stay With You, Without Guns, Only With Our Words”

Zapatista Comandantes Arrive at Mexico-US Border

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Marcos: “Vendremos a quedarnos con ustedes sin armas, sólo con nuestras palabras”
in italiano... Marcos: “Siamo venuti da voi senza armi, solo con le nostre parole”
in het Nederlands... Marcos: “We zullen komen en bij jullie blijven zonder wapens, enkel met onze woorden”

April 11, 2007



Fifty Uniformed Police Block Zócalo Access for Eight Men, Seven Women and Two Children

Oaxaca Government Reaction to Small Protest Demanding Release of Prisoners Arrested in 1996 Reveals Ruiz' Worry of APPO

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 7, 2007



Chiapas: The New Face of the War (Parts I & II)

The Dispute for the “Reclaimed Earth”

By Andrés Aubrey
La Jornada

en español... Chiapas: la nueva cara de la guerra - Parte I
en français... Chiapas : le nouveau visage de la guerre. 1ère partie
in italiano... Chiapas: il nuovo volto della guerra - Parte I

April 6, 2007



Associated Press Fires Oaxaca Correspondent Rebeca Romero

Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest and “a Consistent Pattern of Sensationalizing Protester Violence while Sanitizing State Violence through Misreporting”

By John Gibler
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

April 5, 2007



The Return of la Otra

The Zapatistas Have a Diagnosis and Map of Social and Political Conflicts in the Country that Is Not Possessed by Any Other Type of Political Force

By Luis Hernández Navarro
La Jornada

en español... El regreso de la otra
auf Deutsch... Die Rückkehr der Anderen Kampagne
en français... Le retour de la Otra
in italiano... Il ritorno dell’altra

April 1, 2007



Supermodels 1, Ulises Ruiz 0: Miss Universe Cancels Oaxaca Events of 2007 Pageant

Ruiz Dishonestly Blames Donald Trump as Models Move on Mexican Consulates in New York and Elsewhere with the Demand: “Federal Police Out of Oaxaca!”

By Cha-Cha Connor
Spokesmodel, Popular Assembly of Models for Oaxaca (APMO)

en español... Supermodelos 1, Ulises Ruiz 0: El Miss Universo Cancela los Eventos de Oaxaca de la Pasarela del 2007
en français... Supermodèles 1, Ulises Ruiz 0 : « Miss Univers » annule les événements du défilé 2007 de Oaxaca
in italiano... Top model 1, Ulises Ruiz 0: Miss Universo 2007 cancella la passerella di Oaxaca

March 29, 2007



Miss Universe 2007 Cancelled in Oaxaca

Bureaucrats and Businessmen Point Fingers Over Who Is to Blame

By Eliza Ruiz Jaimes
Noticias de Oaxaca

en español... Cancelan Miss Universo 2007 en Oaxaca
in italiano... Cancellato il Concorso di Miss Universo 2007 a Oaxaca

March 29, 2007



Organized Chaos in Oaxaca

The PFP Evicts Farmers to Construct Wind Park on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

em português... Caos Organizado em Oaxaca

March 28, 2007



The Other Campaign Begins Anew

And the Work of Reporting its Progress Also Continues

By Murielle Coppin
A Letter from Mexico

en español... La Otra Campaña empieza de nuevo
in het Nederlands... De Andere Campagne gaat opnieuw van start

March 27, 2007



In Oaxaca, Harvard Comes to the Rescue

The ‘Intellectual Power’ of US Academia Joins Forces with the Military State of Siege

By George Salzman
Via The Narcosphere

March 26, 2007



EZLN to Initiate the Second Stage of its Direct Participation in the Other Campaign in Mexico

The Delegation will be Formed by Seven Comandantas, Seven Comandates and a Subcomandante

By Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee – General Command
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... El EZLN iniciará la segunda etapa de su participación directa en la Otra Campaña en México
auf Deutsch... Die EZLN gibt den Beginn der zweiten Etappe der Anderen Kampagne bekannt
en français... L’EZLN va entamer la deuxième étape de sa participation directe à l’Autre Campagne au Mexique
in italiano... L’EZLN inizierà la seconda tappa della sua partecipazione diretta all’Altra Campagna in Messico
in het Nederlands... Persbericht van het CCRI-CG van het EZLN, maart 2007

March 22, 2007



The Other Campaign in New York City and New Haven

Movement for Justice in El Barrio Organizes Series of Forums and Meetings

By RJ Maccani
Via the Narcosphere

March 21, 2007



Family of Murdered Independent Journalist Brad Will to Visit Mexico City and Oaxaca

Four Day Visit Begins Monday to Push for a Legitimate Investigation into Journalist's Murder

By the Family of Brad Will
BradWill.org

March 18, 2007



Video from Oaxaca: Blue Nightmare

Rough Cut of a Work in Progress

By Mal de Ojo TV
Indymedia Video

en español... Video desde Oaxaca: La Pesadilla Azul

March 16, 2007



Why Oaxaca Matters

History Has Numerous Examples of Similar Political Formations, Always Birthed Amid a Revolutionary Climate

By James Cooke
Socialist Perspectives

March 14, 2007



Zapatistas Inaugurate Two Peace Camps in Huitepec

Inaugural Ceremony Held Tuesday Without Incident; Good Government Council Calls for Vigilance

By Laura K. Jordan
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Los Zapatistas inauguran dos Campamentos por la Paz en el Huitepec
in italiano... Gli Zapatisti inaugurano due Accampamenti per la Pace in Huitepec

March 13, 2007



Regulations for the Civil Camp in Huitepec

Training Sessions for the Encampment to be Coordinated by the Fray Bartolome Human Rights Center

By The Good Government Council
From the Central Heart of the Zapatistas to the World

en español... Reglamento del campamento en Huitepec
auf Deutsch... Verordnung des Zivilen Friedenscamps in der Gemeinde von Huitepec
in italiano... Regolamento dell’accampamento in Huitepec
in het Nederlands... Reglement van het kamp in Huitepec

March 12, 2007



Low-Intensity War in Chiapas

The Growing Paramilitary Threat

By Alejandro Reyes
Radio Zapatista

en español... La guerra de baja intensidad en Chiapas
en français... La guerre de basse intensite au Chiapas

March 12, 2007



Accused Narco Banker to Host Bush-Calderón Meeting in Yucatán

Another US-Mexico Presidential Summit in the Temozon Sur Hacienda of Roberto Hernández Ramírez of Banamex-Citigroup

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en français... Un « narco-banquier » accusé d’héberger la rencontre Bush-Calderón au Yucatán

March 11, 2007



The 10th APPO Megamarch Observes Women's Day

“The Society Page” Report

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

March 9, 2007



Supermodels for Oaxaca (APMO) to Oppose the Miss Universe Pageant at the Monte Albán Ruins in May 2007

Auditions to be Held April 18 in New York City Toward a Protest with Poise Aimed at Donald Trump and NBC

By Cha-Cha Connor
Spokesmodel, Popular Assembly of Models for Oaxaca

en español... Supermodelos por Oaxaca (APMO) se lanza en oposición al concurso Miss Universo en las ruinas de Monte Alban en mayo 2007
em português... Modelos por Oaxaca (APMO) se opõe ao concurso Miss Universo que acontece nas ruínas de Monte Alban em maio de 2007
auf Deutsch... Supermodels für Oaxaca (APMO) in Opposition zur Miss Universe Wahl in den Ruinen von Monte Alban in Mai 2007 angesetzt
en français... Top-modèles pour Oaxaca (APMO) s’érige en opposition au concours Miss Univers mai 2007 dans les ruines de Monte Alban
in italiano... Top models Per Oaxaca (APMO) si oppone al concorso di Miss Universo sulle rovine di Monte Alban, a maggio 2007
in het Nederlands... Topmodellen voor Oaxaca gaan in protest tegen de Miss Universe Verkiezing

March 8, 2007



House of Death

A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.

By Jesse Hyde
The Dallas Observer

March 8, 2007



Kicking Down the Door of the House of Death

An Interview with Narco News Publisher Al Giordano about How Authentic Journalist Bill Conroy Broke an International Bombshell

By Jesse Hyde
The Dallas Observer

March 8, 2007



Mexico and the Drug War

Calderon Should Not Repeat Failures of the Past

By Ethan Nadelmann
Drug Policy Alliance

en español... Calderón y el combate al narcotráfico

March 8, 2007



Not an Easy Fit

U.S. and Canadian Apparel Companies are Flocking to Mexico in Search of Cheap Labour. How Ethical are Your Jeans?

By Charles Mostoller
The McGill Daily

March 7, 2007



Help Wanted: Distribution Coordinator for Narco News Books

Nancy Davies’ “The People Decide: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly,” a new DVD, and “Cowboy in Caracas” by Charlie Hardy Roll Off the Presses this Spring

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

March 5, 2007



OPDDIC Leader Pedro Chulín Offers His “Total Support” to Governor Juan Sabines

His Sponsors Have Economic Interests in the Resources of the Selva Lacandona

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Paramilitares de la Opddic traman provocaciones contra zapatistas
en français... Les paramilitaires de la Opddic fomentent des provocations contre les zapatistes
in italiano... Paramilitari della Opddic tramano provocazioni contro gli zapatisti

February 27, 2007



Oaxaca Conflict Puts Spotlight on the Media

The Leap in Ratings for Channel Nine During the Women’s Takeover, and the Rise in Popularity of Noticias, Reflect the Desire for the “Presentation of Reality”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

February 26, 2007



Communiqué from the Good Government Council “Heart of the Rainbow of Hope”

Words of Caracol IV Torbellino

By The Good Government Council
Enlace Zapatista

en español... Comunicado de la Junta de Buen Gobierno Corazón del Arcoiris de la Esperanza
auf Deutsch... Meldung der Junta von Morelia zur OPDDIC
en français... Déclaration du Conseil de Bon Gouvernement “Corazón del Arcoiris de la Esperanza”
in italiano... Comunicato della Giunta di Buon Governo Corazón del Arcoiris de la Esperanza

February 26, 2007



Cucapá Camp Regulations

The Indigenous Peoples in Defense of Life, Culture and Nature: Below and to the Left

By Accreditation Committee of Cucapá Camp
Translated by Zapagringo Blog

en español... Reglamento cucapá para el campamento
en français... Règlement cucapa pour le campement
in italiano... Regolamento cucapá per l’accampamento
in het Nederlands... Cucapá Kampreglementering

February 25, 2007



The APPO Comes Back Strong in Oaxaca

The Teachers, Indigenous Peoples and Civil Society Regroup

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en français... L’APPO revient en force à Oaxaca

February 23, 2007



International Invitation to Peace Encampments on Zapatista and Cucapá Territory

To Be Installed February 26 in El Mayor, Baja California; March 13 in Huitepec, Near San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas

By Subcomandante Marcos, EZLN
Translated by Narco News

en español... Convocatoria internacional a encampamentos por la paz en territorios zapatista y cucapá
auf Deutsch... Die EZLN ruft zur Teilnahme an internationale Friedenscamps für die Verteidigung der indigenen Völker und der Natur auf
en français... Invitation internationale à deux campements pour la paix en territoire zapatiste et cucupa
in italiano... Convocazione internazionale agli accampamenti per la pace in territori zapatista e cucapá

February 22, 2007



Video: Resist to Exist: The Struggle of the Cucapá

Prohibited from Fishing Ancestral Waters, Extinction Threatens Baja California Indigenous People

By The Video Commission
The Other Campaign on the Other Side

en español... Video: Resistir para Existir: La Lucha de los Cucapá
in italiano... Video: Resistere per Esistere: La Lotta dei Cucapá

February 20, 2007



Mystery Man Baruch Vega Helps to Untangle More of the “Bogotá Connection”

US Intelligence “Asset” and Fashion Photographer Speaks Again with Narco News

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El hombre misterioso Baruch Vega ayuda a desenredar más de la “Conexión Bogotá”
en français... Le mystérieux Baruch Vega aide à démêler un peu plus la « Bogota Connection »

February 16, 2007



Zapatistas Condemn Drug Trafficking and Illegal Vehicles

The Government and Political Parties are Committing Crimes as a Pretext to Gaining Access to and Hassling Indigenous Communities in Chiapas

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

en español... Zapatistas denuncian narcotráfico y vehiculos ilegales
auf Deutsch... JBG denunziert illegale Aktivitäten im Hochland von Chiapas
en français... Les Zapatistes dénoncent le narcotrafic et les véhicules illégaux
in italiano... Gli zapatisti denunciano il narcotraffico ed i veicoli illegali

February 14, 2007



Marcos: “I Told You So”

“A Communique about Felonies, New Frauds (Now Disguised as Combating Delinquency) and Not-So-Secret Plans”

By Subcomandante Marcos
Translated by El Kilombo Collective

en español... Sobre felonías, nuevos fraudes (ahora disfrazados de “combate a la delincuencia”) y planes no tan encubiertos
auf Deutsch... Marcos über Gemeinsamkeiten und Bündnisse der Linken und der Rechten
en français... Concerne de nouvelles félonies, de nouvelles actions frauduleuses (sous couvert de « combattre la délinquance », cette fois) et autres plans pas aussi occultes.
in italiano... Su slealtà, nuove frodi (ora mascherate da “lotta alla delinquenza”) e piani non così tanto occulti

February 12, 2007



Movement for Justice in El Barrio to Present a Message from the Zapatistas in New York

February 20 Screening Set for the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center

By the Movement for Justice in El Barrio
The Other New York

February 6, 2007



Oaxacan Teachers Support the APPO and the Ninth Megamarch

New March Proves Movement is Alive; State Government Blocks Access to Public Spaces with Razor Wire and Dogs

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Maestros de Oaxaca apoyan a la APPO y a la novena megamarcha
en français... Les professeurs oaxaquéniens soutiennent l’APPO et la neuvième Mégamarche

February 5, 2007



After the Repression in Atenco and More than Six Months Setting up the Protest Camp, Only Five People Maintain It

“There’s No Hope for Them Through the Legal Path... Don’t Leave Us Alone, at Least Come to Visit,” Exclaims Jesus from the Camp Outside Santiaguito Penitentiary

By Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Después de la represión en Atenco y a más de seis meses de instalado el campamento cuenta con sólo cinco personas

February 1, 2007



Narco News Books to Publish Nancy Davies’ “The People Decide: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly” in the Spring of 2007

Pre-Order the Book (and Help Us Determine How Many to Print)

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

January 30, 2007



The Triquis Inaugurate Their New Autonomous Municipality

Despite Attacks, Another Popular Assembly Emerges

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

January 28, 2007



Haiti: Lame Ti Manchèt Accused of Role in Killing of Photojournalist

Reporters Without Borders Fails to Report the Entire Truth, Even with an Overwhelming Amount of Documented Killings Attributed to Vigilante Group

By Jeb Sprague
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Haití: Lame Ti Manchèt Acusado de Haber Jugado un Papel en la Matanza de un Fotoperiodista
en français... Haïti : Lame Ti Machèt accusée d’avoir joué un rôle dans l’assassinat d’un photojournaliste

January 25, 2007



Zapatista Women: “We Are What Holds the Community Together”

A Year After the Passing of Comandanta Ramona, Civilian and Insurgent Women Tell of Their Movement Within a Movement

By Ginna Villarreal
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Mujeres Zapatistas: “Somos lo que sostiene unida a la Comunidad”
in italiano... Donne Zapatiste: “Siamo noi che teniamo insieme la Comunità”

January 24, 2007



Narco News’ Al Giordano to Tour Northeastern United States and Quebec in April 2007

Book a Lecture, Workshop or Fundraising Event in Your Campus, City or Town

By Chris Fee
Newsroom Coordinator, Narco News

en français... Prochaine tournée d’Al Giordano de Narco News à travers le Nord-Est des États-Unis et le Québec en avril 2007

January 21, 2007



The Earth, the Land, Our Mother

A Report About Land and Territory in the Encounter Between the Zapatista Communities and the Communities of the World

By Rodrigo Ibarra
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La tierra, el territorio, nuestra madre
en français... La terre, le territoire, notre mère

January 19, 2007



Brad Will’s Family Seeks “a Vigorous Prosecution of the Guilty Parties”

Human Rights Attorney Miguel Angel de Los Santos Takes the Case to Mexican Court

By Craig Will
Brother of Brad Will (1970-2006)

en español... Familia de Brad Will busca “un procesamiento vigoroso de las partes culpables”

January 19, 2007



The APPO Creates Municipal Autonomy in the Triqui Region

20 Communities Join with the Regional Popular Assembly

By Diego Enrique Osorno
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Crea la APPO municipio autónomo en región triqui
en français... L’APPO fonde une commune autonome en région triqui
in italiano... La APPO crea un municipio autonomo nella regione triqui

January 17, 2007



Politics and Promises

Supreme Court Decision Against the PRI Shows the Party's Weakening Grip on Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

January 15, 2007



Thousands Rebel Against Neoliberalism in Chiapas

Almost 13 Years After the Armed Uprising, Achievements of the Autonomous Governments Are Illustrated

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Miles se rebelan en Chiapas contra el neoliberalismo
auf Deutsch... Tausende rebellieren in Chiapas gegen den Neoliberalismus
en français... Au Chiapas, des milliers de personnes se rebellent contre le néolibéralisme
in italiano... Migliaia si ribellano in Chiapas contro il neoliberalismo

January 12, 2007



A Tranquil Day In Oaxaca

The APPO on the March Again

By Nancy Davies
“A Personal View”

in italiano... Una giornata tranquilla a Oaxaca

January 11, 2007



Health Care Organized from Below: The Zapatista Experience

Resources and Education Are Still the Main Struggles for Better Health in Zapatista Communities

By Ginna Villarreal
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Atención a la Salud Organizada desde Abajo: La Experiencia Zapatista
em português... Cuidados de Saúde Organizados a partir da Base: A Experiência Zapatista
en français... Les soins médicaux organisés d’en bas : l’expérience zapatiste
in italiano... Attenzione alla salute organizzata dal basso: L’esperienza zapatista

January 11, 2007



The autonomous municipality of San Juan Copala (Oaxaca)

“An indigenous people’s non-violent efforts to find a space for political participation and representation...”

By Francisco López Bárcenas
La Jornada

en español... El municipio autónomo de San Juan Copala
en français... La commune autonome de San Juan Copala (Oaxaca)

January 10, 2007



Associated Press Correspondent in Oaxaca Urges Mexican “Authorities” to Investigate Narco News

AP’s Rebeca Romero Insists She Is Not on Ulises Ruiz’s Payroll, but Publishes Her Denial on Her Website Next to an Ad… Purchased by the Oaxaca State Government

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en français... La correspondante d’Associated Press à Oaxaca presse les « autorités » mexicaines à enquêter sur Narco News

January 9, 2007



The Popular Assembly Movement Advances While Neoliberalism Stalls

Throughout the State, Communities Continue to Organize Themselves in Resistance

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

January 8, 2007



Day of the Kings in Oaxaca, Where URO Is King

Ulises Ruiz Ortiz Carries on with Disregard to the Law, Declaring No Public Assemblies in “Sensitive” Areas

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Día de los Reyes Magos en Oaxaca, Donde URO es Rey

January 8, 2007



Zapatistas Showcase Their Autonomous School System to the Nation and the World

Refusing Government Money or Teachers, Indigenous Communities Have Built More Schools and Educated More Children Than Ever Before

By Amber Howard
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Los zapatistas muestran al país y al mundo su sistema de escuelas autónomas
en français... Les Zapatistes montrent au pays et au monde leur système d’écoles autonomes

January 6, 2007



Informational Bulletin 3: Women’s Struggles and The Encounter Between the Zapatistas and the Peoples of the World

“We Need to Organize an Encounter for Women to Exchange Ideas and Join Struggles”

By Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN
EZLN

en español... Boletín Informativo 3: la lucha de las mujeres y el Encuentro entre los pueblos Zapatistas y los pueblos del mundo
auf Deutsch... 3. Informationsbulletin zum Treffen: Der Kampf der Frauen
en français... Bulletin d’information nº 3 : la lutte des femmes et la Rencontre des peuples zapatistes et des peuples du monde
in italiano... Bollettino Informativo N. 3 la lotta delle donne e Incontro tra I popoli Zapatisti ed I popoli del mondo

January 6, 2007



Informational Bulletin 2: First Encounter Between the Zapatistas and the Peoples of the World

“We the Zapatistas are Free to Organize Ourselves, to Govern Ourselves, and to make our own Decisions without being Exploited...”

By Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN
EZLN

en español... Boletín Informativo 2: Primer Encuentro entre los pueblos Zapatistas y los pueblos del mundo
auf Deutsch... 2. Informationsbulletin zum Treffen
en français... Bulletin d’information nº 2 : Première rencontre des peuples zapatistes et des peuples du monde
in italiano... Bollettino Informativo N. 2 Primo Incontro tra I popoli Zapatisti ed I popoli del mondo

January 6, 2007



Informational Bulletin 1: On The Encounter Between the Zapatistas and the Peoples of the World

Inauguration: 30 December 2006

By Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN
EZLN

en español... Boletín Informativo 1: el Encuentro entre los pueblos Zapatistas y los pueblos del mundo
auf Deutsch... Info-Bulletin zum Internationalen Treffen in Chiapas
en français... Bulletin d’information n°1 de la Première rencontre des peuples zapatistes et des peuples du monde
in italiano... Bollettino Informativo N. 1 Incontro tra I popoli Zapatisti ed I popoli del mondo

January 5, 2007



Covering Their Faces in Order to Be Seen

Report from the Gathering of the Zapatistas with the Peoples of the World in Oventic

By John Gibler
El Universal

January 4, 2007



“The Meeting Between the Zapatista Peoples and the Peoples of the World Begins...”

December 30 to January 2 of 2007 in Oventik, Chiapas

By Insurgent Lieutenant Colonel Moisés
Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN

en español... “Comienzo del Encuentro de los Pueblos Zapatistas con los Pueblos del Mundo...”
en français... « Début de la Rencontre des Peuples Zapatistes et des Peuples du Monde… »
in italiano... “Sta per iniziare l’Incontro dei Popoli Zapatisti con i Popoli del Mondo...”

December 24, 2006



Oaxaca: 500 Years of Cultural Resistance and Survival

Recent Conflict Merely the Newest Chapter in an Old Struggle

By Sean Donahue
Via The Narcosphere

December 23, 2006



Illustrations From Below: The Oaxaca Collection

The Art of Resistance

By Latuff
Salón Chingón

en español... Ilustraciones desde Abajo: La Colección Oaxaca
em português... As ilustrações abaixo são parte da Coleção Oaxaca
en français... Illustrations d'en bas: collection Oaxaca
in italiano... Vignette dal basso: La Collezione Oaxaca

December 22, 2006



Abductions of Civil Movement Leaders Continue in Oaxaca

Three Men Kidnapped, Beaten and Released While Rueda Pacheco Says Teachers Have Left the APPO; Ulises Ruis Denies Role in Recent Apprehensions

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

December 21, 2006



Marcos, Between the Garbage of Tamaulipas: “Calderón Will Not Finish His Six Years”

Delegate Zero Asks the Press to Take Pictures of Blanca Navidad and Ask, “How is it Just that a Worker and His Family Live Like This?”

By Murielle Coppin
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Tamaulipas

en español... Marcos entre la basura de Tamaulipas: “Calderón no va a terminar los 6 años que le tocan”
en français... Marcos dans la décharge du Tamaulipas : « Calderon ne va pas aller au bout de ses six années. »
in het Nederlands... Marcos in Tamaulipas: “Calderón zal zijn 6 jaar niet uit doen”

December 15, 2006



In Oaxaca, Questions Abound About the Fires of November 25

The Official Story - that “Molotovs” Burned Stone and Concrete Buildings - Raises Eyebrows Toward Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz

By Sean Donahue
Via the Narcosphere

December 10, 2006



The Other Campaign in the North of Mexico: Saying “Oaxaca” from Above and Below

Words of Delegados Zero, One, Two and Three During the Conclusion of the National Tour

By the Sixth Commission of the EZLN
Enlace Zapatista

en español... La Otra Campaña en el Norte de México: decir “Oaxaca” arriba y abajo
auf Deutsch... Worte des Delegierten Null auf der 4. Konferenz der Politischen Linken Antikapitalistischen Organisationen (COPAI) mit der Anderen Kampagne, in D.F.
en français... Le Mexique du Nord, l’Autre Campagne et Oaxaca : dire « Oaxaca » en haut et en bas
in italiano... L’Altra Campagna nel Nord del Messico: dire “Oaxaca” in alto e in basso

December 6, 2006



APPO Leader Flavio Sosa Arrested and Jailed

Arrested Along with Ignacio García and Marcelino Coache in Mexico City; Protests Announced in Oaxaca

By Juan Trujillo
The Other Journalism in Mexico City

en español... Detienen y encarcelan a Flavio Sosa, vocero de la APPO
en français... Flavio Sosa, porte-parole de l’APPO arrêté et emprisonné ; à Oaxaca, la mobilisation est annoncée
in italiano... Arrestano ed imprigionano Flavio Sosa, portavoce dell'APPO

December 5, 2006



The Zapatista Other Campaign Tour Arrives Back in Mexico City

Comandanta Grabiela: “We Are Here Because We Have Completed Our Work. Now We Get to Return, but You All Will Not Remain Alone”

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

en español... La Gira de la Otra Campaña Zapatista Regresa a la Ciudad de México
en français... La tournée de l’Autre campagne Zapatiste revient à la ville de Mexico
in italiano... Il giro dell'Altra Campagna Zapatista ritorna a Città del Messico

in het Nederlands... De rondreis van de Zapatistsche Andere Campagne komt terug aan in Mexico Stad

December 3, 2006



The APPO Lives

Communiqué from Somewhere in the State of Oaxaca, from the State Council of the Popular Peoples’ Assembly of Oaxaca

By the CEAPPO
The Other Oaxaca

en español... La APPO vive
en français... La APPO vit
in italiano... La APPO vive

December 3, 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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
in italiano... Assemblea popolare e maestri spodestano Ulises nel Grido e pubblicano un manifesto

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
in italiano... “Prigionieri politici, libertà!”, chiede Marcos lanciando il Grido 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
in italiano... Annuncia la Commissione Sesta dell’EZLN il rafforzamento della solidarietà con Atenco e la ripresa simultanea del giro

September 14, 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
in italiano... Il governo di Fox arresta contadini indigeni per aver seminato ravanelli e fiori

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
en français... Éclaircir pour avancer

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
en français... Blocage
in italiano... 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



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
in italiano... Si annulla il trasferimento dei poteri a Juchitán, “non ci sono le condizioni” dice il sindaco

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
en français... Une Autre Attaque À La Grenade Contre « Por Esto » ! Declenche La Defense Du Journal Par La Societe Civile
in italiano... Un’altra granata lanciata contro il periodico Por Esto! ha spinto la società civile a difendere il giornale

September 4, 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
in italiano... Il movimento sociale di Oaxaca sviluppa una visione radicale su ciò che dev'essere un governo nazionale popolare

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



The Revolutionary Surge in Oaxaca

From Teachers’ Strike Towards Dual Power

By George Salzman
Counterpunch

August 30, 2006



“We Are Preparing Our Next Steps”

Words of the Sixth Comission of the EZLN for the Second Indigenous Gathering of the Yucatan Peninsula

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... “Estamos preparando nuestros siguientes pasos”
auf Deutsch... „Bereiten wir unsere nächsten Schritte vor“
en français... « NOUS PREPARONS NOS PROCHAINS PAS »
in italiano... “Stiamo preparando i nostri passi successivi”

August 29, 2006



Operation “Clean-Up” in Oaxaca

Following the CIA’s “Psychological Operations” Manual for the Nicaraguan Contras, the State Government Has Unleashed a Bloody Counterinsurgency Strategy to Eliminate the Social Movement

By Diego Enrique Osorno
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Operación “Limpieza” en Oaxaca
in italiano... Operazione “Pulizia” a Oaxaca

August 28, 2006



Navigating the Politics of Populist Upheaval

Consider Oaxaca, Where a Crooked Governor Won’t Pay Off Unions, Teachers Take Over the Capital, Partisans Burn Buses and Police Shoot Up Barricades

By Arno Kopecky
Toronto Star

August 28, 2006



The Battle of Oaxaca in the Context of Mexico's Post-Electoral Crisis

“I Never Wanted to be a War Correspondent When I Grew Up”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La batalla de Oaxaca en el contexto del crisis pos electoral de México

August 26, 2006



On the Eve of the Crisis in Mexican Democracy, Your Journalists Need Mobility and Equipment to Report What Comes Next

Your Access to the Authentic News, and Their Safety Bringing It to You, Is at Stake

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

August 24, 2006



Two Days in the Life of Oaxaca's Revolution

A Neighborhood Organizes to Hold a Radio Station and Protect Citizens from Police Repression

By James Daria
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade Reporting for Narco News from Oaxaca

August 23, 2006



Dirty War for Control of the Media in Oaxaca

Responding to Government Attack on Occupied Channel 9, Social Movement Seizes Control of Ten Commercial Radio Stations

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

August 22, 2006



State Forces Attack the Popular Media in Oaxaca

As the Popular Movement Spreads and Solidifies, the Government is in Panic

By George Salzman
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

August 21, 2006



Fraud and Loathing on the Campaign Trail in Chiapas

Mexico’s Electoral Institutions Suffer Another Self-Inflicted Wound as Sunday’s Gubernatorial Vote, Marred by Fraud on Both Sides, Is Too Close to Call

By Al Giordano
Reporting from Chiapas with the Other Journalism with the Other Campaign

en español... Fraude y asco en las campañas de Chiapas
en français... Fraude et écœurement dans la campagne electorale de Chiapas

August 21, 2006



Teacher Rebellion in Oaxaca

A Precursor of Conflicts that Will Surge in Other States

By John Gibler
In These Times

August 21, 2006



The Other Side of the Red Alert

A Reply to John Ross

By Alejandro Reyes
Center for Economic and Political Research for Community Action

en español... Otra mirada a la Alerta Roja

August 20, 2006



General Strike in Oaxaca: 80,000 Workers Participate in Stoppage to Support the Popular Movement

Former Chiapas Bishop Ruiz Makes Second Visit to Oaxaca for National Forum

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... 80,000 trabajadores participan en paro para apoyar al movimiento popular en Oaxaca

August 20, 2006



Mexico’s Partial Vote Recount Confirms Massive and Systematic Election Fraud

With Less than 9 Percent of Precincts Recounted, More than 126,000 Votes Are Found to Have Been Disappeared or Illegally Fabricated

By Al Giordano
Part V of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El recuento parcial de votos en México confirma la existencia de un masivo y sistemático fraude electoral
in italiano... Il riconteggio parziale dei voti in Messico conferma l’esistenza di una massiccia e sistematica frode elettorale

August 14, 2006



Silent March for Victims as Dirty War Accelerates

Eight Popular Assembly Leaders Abducted; Four Leaders and Activists are Dead

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Marcha silenciosa por las víctimas, mientras la guerra sucia se acelera

August 14, 2006



The Other Campaign Is On the Move Up North, Too

Adherents Announce the First Cross-Border Meeting to Support the Struggles of Southern, Central and Northern Mexico

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

en español... La Otra Campaña también se mueve en El Norte
en français... L’Autre Campagne se bouge aussi au Nord

August 13, 2006



Attorney General of Oaxaca Issues Arrest Warrants For Fifty Movement Leaders

Three Indigenous Triquis Shot Dead On The Road In Putla; Protest March Attacked Leaving One Dead, Two Wounded

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La Fiscal General de Oaxaca expide órdenes de aprehensión contra cincuenta líderes del movimiento

August 11, 2006



Narco News Seeks Webmaster

After Four Years in the Pilot’s Seat, Dan Feder Will Report from the Field

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en español... Narco News busca webmaster

August 11, 2006



The Benefits of Dropping Everything and Coming to work Somewhere in América for Narco News

The Workload is Huge, the Pay Is Terrible, but It’s the Best Gig a Radical Techie Could Ask For

By Dan Feder
Webmaster and Managing Editor, Narco News

en español... Los beneficios de dejar todo y venir a algún lugar de América para trabajar con Narco News
en français... Des bénéfices de tout laisser tomber pour venir travailler avec Narco News quelque part en Amérique
in italiano... I benefici di mollar tutto e di andare in qualche posto dall’America a lavorare con Narco News

August 11, 2006



Movement in Oaxaca Faces Threats and Gunfire as 300 Federal Police Arrive in the State Capital

Popular Assembly Blocks Oaxaca City Government Buildings and Repels Another Police Attack

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El movimiento en Oaxaca enfrenta amenazas y tiros, mientras la Policía Federal Preventiva llega al estado
en français... Le Mouvement De Oaxaca Affronte Des Menaces Et Des Tirs Tandis Que La Police Federale Arrive Dans L’etat De Oaxaca
in italiano... Il movimento a Oaxaca affronta minacce e spari, mentre nello stato arriva la Polizia Federale Preventiva

August 9, 2006



Designer Uprising

Scenes from Mexico City’s Post-electoral Mobilizations

By John Gibler
ZNet

August 8, 2006



Last Word on Ballot Results Rests with Mexico’s People

Citizen Recount Results Will Determine Election Credibility

By John M. Ackerman and Irma E. Sandoval
The Houston Chronicle

August 8, 2006



Mexico's Electoral Tribunal Orders Partial Recount to Begin on Wednesday

López Obrador Calls Supporters to Mexico City Zocalo at 7 p.m. to Offer His Response

By Al Giordano
Part IV in a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

in italiano... Il Tribunale Elettorale Messicano ordina il parziale riconteggio a iniziare da mercoledì

August 5, 2006



Scenes from the Oaxaca Rebellion

After Seizing the State TV Station, the Movement Remains Firm and Peaceful as Government Steps Up Pressure and Provocations

By John Gibler
ZNet

August 5, 2006



Oaxaca’s State TV Station Under Popular Control

Women March to the Zocalo Against Governor and Take Over Channel 9 Studios

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La estación de TV estatal de Oaxaca, bajo el control popular
in italiano... La TV di Stato di Oaxaca sotto il controllo popolare

August 2, 2006



Oaxaca’s State Offices Blocked

Fears of a “Dirty War” After Paramilitary Attacks; Movement Requests Constitutional Impeachment of Governor and Recognition of New Popular Government

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Bloquean las oficinas estatales en Oaxaca

July 28, 2006



EZLN Comandantes Will Join the Struggle to Free Atenco Prisoners

They Will Travel to Central Mexico, Anounces Marcos; the FPDT Will Step Up Mobilizations

By Javier Salinas Cesareo
La Jornada

en español... Comandantes del EZLN se sumarán a la lucha por la libertad de atenquenses
auf Deutsch... Marcos: EZLN Comandantes kommen um sich den Mobilisierungen für die Atenco Gefangenen anzuschließen
en français... Les commandants du EZLN se joindront à la lutte pour la libération des prisonniers d’Atenco
in italiano... Comandanti dell’EZLN si uniranno alla lotta per la liberazione degli atequensi

July 25, 2006



Radio Universidad, A Voice of Oaxaca’s Social Rebellion, Attacked

Supporters Defend the Student-Run Radio Station from “Paramilitary” Aggressors

By Nancy Davies
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Atacaron a Radio Universidad, voz de la rebelión social en Oaxaca

July 23, 2006



Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca Lodges Legal Denunciation of Governor Ruiz

Movement Presents Impeachment Papers to the Mexican Congress

By Nancy Davies
Via The Narcosphere

July 22, 2006



Doing Math in Mexico

While Mexicans Take to the Streets Over the Presidential Vote, Democracy's Fairweather Friends Are Standing Silent

By James K. Galbraith
The Guardian, London

July 21, 2006



Time and Urgency: Reflections on the Politics of Listening in the Other Campaign

A Defense and a Critique

By John Gibler
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El tiempo y la urgencia: reflexiones sobre la política de escuchar en la Otra Campaña
auf Deutsch... Zeit und Dringlichkeit: Überlegungen zur “Zuhör- Politik“ der Anderen Kampagne
in italiano... Il tempo e l’urgenza: riflessioni sulla politica di ascolto dell’Altra Campagna

July 20, 2006



Government Prevents Subcomandante Marcos’ Radio Appearance

The Hosts of Política de Banqueta Resign from Radio 620

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Impiden presentación del subcomandante Marcos en un programa de radio
auf Deutsch... Regierung verhindert Radioauftritt von Subcomandante Marcos’
in italiano... Impedita la presentazione del subcomandante Marcos in un programma radiofonico

July 19, 2006



The Results of Deception

It Is Critical for the Mexican People to Act as a Political Protagonist

By Gilberto López y Rivas
La Jornada

en español... Los resultados de la defraudación

July 17, 2006



The Words of Delegate Zero in Atenco, July 11

Was it worth it to give solidarity to all those people who felt alone because they were just a few and because they had to confront the authorities? Were all those days in prison, the beatings, worth it?

By Subcomandante Marcos
The Other Mexico

en español... Palabras del Delegado Zero en Atenco, 11 de julio
in italiano... Parole del Delegato Zero ad Atenco, 11 luglio

July 15, 2006



Bishop Samuel Ruiz Visits Oaxaca

An Ungovernable State Seeks Historic Solutions

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 15, 2006



Proclamation Against Fraud

In Support of the People’s Right to Choose Our Government, the Form in Which it Is Chosen, and Our Right to Organize

By Zapateando Alternative Communication Team
Adherents to the Other Campaign in Veracruz

en español... Pronunciamiento ante el fraude
in italiano... Pronunciamento contro la frode

July 13, 2006



Death by Video: Mexico’s Election Fraud Is Coming Undone

Video and Audio Evidence, an Outraged Citizenry, and Panic from the White House Are Converging to Make López Obrador the Next Mexican President

By Al Giordano
Part III of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La muerte de una “victoria”, por video: el fraude electoral de México se está deshaciendo

July 11, 2006



Mexico’s “Democracy” Spurns Millions of Immigrants that Sustain Its Economy

The “Trickery” of the PAN Takes Aim Against Foreign Votes Not in its Favor

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

en español... Desprecia “democracia” mexicana a millones de inmigrantes que sostienen la economía del país

July 9, 2006



A Full Recount Would Show that López Obrador Won Mexico’s Presidency by More than One Million Votes

The Tip of the Iceberg of the Crimes Committed by Mexican Electoral Authorities Is the Fraudulent Vote Count of 2006

By Al Giordano
Part II of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Un recuento completo mostraría que López Obrador ganó la presidencia con más de un millón de votos

July 8, 2006



Oaxaca’s Social Rebellion Faces New Challenges as the Movement Enters a New Phase

With Teachers Heading Home to Finish Out the School Year, State Government Attempts to Exploit Divisions and Fatigue

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

en español... La rebelión social de Oaxaca enfrenta nuevos retos mientras el movimiento entra en una nueva fase

July 7, 2006



Oaxaca Initiates Alternative Government

Popular Assembly Reclaims Government Palace for the People

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Oaxaca inicia un gobierno alternativo

July 7, 2006



In Mexico, 2.5 Million Missing Votes Reappear: López Obrador Reduces Calderón’s Official Margin to 0.6 percent

IFE’s Claim that 98.5 Percent of Votes Had Been Counted Was False: Authorities Now Oppose Recount

By Al Giordano
Part I of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... En México aparecieron 2.5 millones de votos perdidos: López Obrador reduce el margen de Calderón a 0,6 por ciento

July 5, 2006



Marcos Speaks: Fox and the IFE Modified the PREP Results to Prepare an Electoral Fraud

“We’re not in the electoral vibe but for ethical and moral reasons, as Zapatistas, if we see something is wrong, well, we have to say it”

By Subcomandante Marcos
Translated from Radio Insurgente by Narco News

en español... Fox y el IFE modificaron los datos del PREP (Programa de Resultados Electorales Preliminares) para preparar un fraude electoral: Marcos
auf Deutsch... Marcos spricht: Fox und die IFE haben die PREP Ergebnisse modifiziert um einen Wahlbetrug vorzubereiten
en français... Fox et l’IFE ont modifié les chiffres du PREP pour préparer une fraude électorale, a affirmé Marcos
in italiano... Fox e l’IFE hanno modificato i dati del PREP (Programma dei Risultati Elettorali Preliminari) per preparare una frode elettorale: Marcos

July 4, 2006



Oaxaca Voters Punish the PRI

Citizens Denounce Electoral Fraud In a Show of Democracy from Below

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Los votantes de Oaxaca castigan al PRI

July 3, 2006



Mexican Election Authorities, With No Result to Declare, Bring on a Crisis

From Atenco to Oaxaca, State Repression Is Punished Severely at the Ballot Box

By Al Giordano
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Sin resultados para anunciar, las autoridades electorales provocan crisis
auf Deutsch... Krise statt Wahlergebnis in Mexiko
in italiano... Le autorità elettorali provocano una crisi non annunciando i risultati

July 3, 2006



On Mexico’s Election Day, Protests Against the “Electoral Farce” at the Los Angeles Consulate

For Immigrants, Hope for Change Lies in Organization from Below, Not in Election Results

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

en español... El día de las elecciones en México, protestan contra la “farsa electoral” frente al consulado en Los Ángeles

July 3, 2006



“No Truce; Not One Step Back”

Oaxaca Popular Assembly Holds its Fifth Meeting, Refuses To Recognize The State Government and Vows to Install a Popular Government on July 5

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... “Ni tregua; ni un paso atrás”

July 1, 2006



And the Winner in Mexico Is… The Zapatista Other Campaign

There Are Four Possible Election Results In the Mexico of Above, but the Mexico from Below Has a Surprise Waiting for Each of Them

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

June 30, 2006



A Teacher in Every Town

Forty Percent of Oaxaca’s Municipal Governments Are In the Hands of Educators’ Union Supporters, as Mobilizations and Assemblies in the State Capital Keep Growing

By Nancy Davies
Narco News Opinion Column

June 29, 2006



Atenco: Never Again

Adolfo Gilly’s Words for the Presentation of the CCIODH’s Human Rights Report on the Events at Atenco

By Adolfo Gilly
The Other Mexico

en español... Otro Atenco, nunca más
in italiano... Un altro Atenco, mai più

June 28, 2006



A Call from the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca

The Next “Mega-March” Will Be Held on June 28, As a Popular Struggle is Constructed “From Below”

By the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca
The Other Mexico

en español... Llamamiento de la Asamblea Popular del Pueblo de Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... Ein Aufruf der Volksversammlung an die Bürger von Oaxaca
in italiano... Appello dell’Assemblea Popolare del Popolo di Oaxaca

June 27, 2006



Communiqué from the Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN on the Intercontinental Encuentro

Adherents Propose a Huge Gathering in Venezuela for July

By Lieutenant Colonel Moisés
Intergalactic Comission of the EZLN

en español... Comunicado de la Comisión Intergaláctica sobre el Encuentro Intercontinental
in italiano... Comunicato della Commissione Intergalattica sull’Incontro Intercontinentale

June 26, 2006



The Orphans of July Third

The Zapatistas Challenge the Sanctity of the Vote

By John Gibler
ZNet

auf Deutsch... Die Zapatisten fordern die Heiligkeit der Wahlen heraus

June 25, 2006



The Uprising of Oaxaca – How Far Can it Go?

Two Issues Must Now Be Resolved: Removal of Governor Ulises Ruiz and Resolution of the Teachers’ Educational Demands

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

June 24, 2006



[AUDIO]

Radio Plantón Back on the Air

Tune In to the Voice of Oaxaca’s Rebel Teachers

By Radio Plantón
Tune In to the Voice of Oaxaca’s Rebel Teachers

en español... Radio Plantón vuelve al aire

June 23, 2006



Oaxaca Government Stages “Protest March” Against Striking Teachers

Word on the Street Reveals that Many Demonstrators Were Paid to March or Threatened with Job Loss; Teachers Remain in Control of City Center, Demanding Governor’s Resignation

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

June 23, 2006



Protest in Front of Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles Demonstrates Outrage Over Repression in Oaxaca

Carrying Bilingual Signs, Vigil Participants Demand Resignation of Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz

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

en español... Indignación por la represión en Oaxaca, manifiestan organizaciones frente al consulado mexicano en Los Ángeles

June 22, 2006



Four Weeks that Shook Oaxaca

A Teachers’ Strike Evolves from a Labor March to a Celebration of Resistance to a United Front for Widespread Discontent

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

June 21, 2006



Oaxaca Teachers Organize “Popular Assembly” to Oppose the State Government

Talks with Federal Negotiators Cancelled as Teachers’ Strike Dedicates Itself to Ousting the Governor

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

en español... Los maestros de Oaxaca organizan una “Asamblea Popular” en oposición al gobierno del estado

June 21, 2006



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



“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



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



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



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



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



Two Weeks Ago They Came for Atenco, Now They Come for the South Central Farm

300 Families in Los Angeles, Adherents to the Other Campaign, Evicted from Largest Urban Farm in U.S.

De Tod@s Para Tod@s

en español... Hace dos semanas vinieron por los campesinos de Atenco, Ahora vienen por los campesinos del Sur Centro de Los Angeles

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



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



The Other Campaign on the Other Side Calls for Meeting

Gathering June 4 in Downtown Los Angeles Will Discuss Government Repression Atenco and Throughout Mexico

By Ángeles Barrios Cabrera
AMATE, Agencia de Medios Alternativos y Taller Editorial

en español... La Otra en el Otro Lado convoca a reunión
in italiano... L’Altra dall’Altra Parte convoca una riunione

May 22, 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



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



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



May 19 and 28: “No one can hold back our mobilizations”

Communiqué from the Intergalactic Commission

By Lieutenant Colonel Moises
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... 18 y 29 de mayo: “Nadie nos detendrá en nuestras movilizaciones”
in italiano... 18 e 29 maggio: "Nessuno ci fermerà nelle nostre mobilitazioni"

May 17, 2006



Let the cries of "You are not alone!" Tear Down the Prison Walls

Communiqué from the EZLN Sixth Commission

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... Que el grito de "¡No están solos!" rompa los muros de las prisiones
in italiano... Che il grido “Non siete soli!” abbatta i muri delle prigioni

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



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



Crackdown in Mexico: 200 Jailed, Women Claim Sexual Abuse by Police

Radio Report Featuring Interviews with Valentina Palma and John Gilber

Democracy Now!

May 11, 2006



The International Network Mobilizes

Summary of International Actions in Solidarity with the People of Atenco and the Other Campaign

By the Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN

en español... La red internazional se moviliza
en français... Rejoignez le grand combat pour casser le boycott par les médias de l’Autre Campagne zapatiste

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



Solidarity with the Atenco Movement in Paris

Account of Demonstration in Defense of the People of Atenco and Texcoco

By Miguel Fuentes
Reporting from Paris

en español... Solidariedad con el movimiento de Atenco en París

May 10, 2006



Declaration of the Fourth National Indigenous Congress, in San Pedro Atlapulco

“For real autonomy and indigenous resistance”

en español... Declaración del IV Congreso Nacional Indígena San Pedro Atlapulco
in italiano... Dichiarazione del IV Congresso Nazionale Indigeno San Pedro Atlapulco

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



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



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



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



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



“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



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



Maquila Violence in Mexico

The Other Campaign at Mexico’s Internal Border

By John Gibler
ZNet

March 28, 2006



Call to Attend the First National Workers’ Gathering

Event to Be Held April 29 in Mexico City

By Unions with the Other Campaign and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... Convocatoria al Primer Encuentro Nacional Obrero
in italiano... Convocazione al Primo Incontro Nazionale Operaio

March 26, 2006



“Other Loves” in the “Other Campaign”

Oaxaca’s Queer Community Looks for Common Ground with the Latest Phase of Zapatista Struggle

By Mark Swier
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

March 24, 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



Letters to the Other Campaign from Oaxaca’s Political Prisoners

Written for the Day of Action Against Police Brutality

By Oaxacan Political Prisoners
Oaxaca Zapatista Network

en español... Cartas a la Otra Campaña de los presos políticos oaxaqueños
in italiano... Lettere al’Altra Campagna dai prigionieri politici oaxaqueñi

March 16, 2006



Oaxaca State Police Arrest Nicanor Salud Rasgado of the Other Campaign in San Blas Atempa… Again

This Time, on the 14-Month-Old Arrest Warrant that Still Hangs Over the Heads of 72 Other Citizens

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

en español... La policía estatal de Oaxaca arresta a Nicanor Salud Rasgado de la Otra Campaña en San Blas Atempa… de nuevo
in italiano... Lo Stato di Polizia di Oaxaca arresta Nicanor Salud Rasgado, membro dell'Altra Campagna in San Blas Atempa

March 15, 2006



San Blas Atempa to Defy Threats by Oaxaca State Government with a Protest on Tuesday

A March from Prison to the Occupied City Hall on the International Day(s) of Protest Against Police Brutality

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

en español... San Blas Atempa desafía amenazas del gobierno del estado de Oaxaca con una protesta este martes
in italiano... San Blas Atempa sfida le minacce del governo dello stato di Oaxaca con una marcia di protesta questo martedì

March 13, 2006



The Zapatistas Join Querétaro’s Struggle to Defend its Water

Marcos Proposes That Adherents to the Other Campaign Form Brigades to Man the Encampment at El Batán and Stop the Drilling of Industrial Wells

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

en español... Los zapatistas se suman a la lucha en defensa del agua en Querétaro
en français... Les zapatistes se joignent à la lutte en défense de l’eau dans le Querétaro
in italiano... Gli zapatisti si uniscono alla lotta in difesa dell’acqua in Querétaro

March 12, 2006



EZLN Denounces Oaxaca Violence

Zapatista Supporters Fired On in the Town of Santiago Cuixtla; Two Are Seriously Injured

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... Denuncia el EZLN represión en Oaxaca
in italiano... L’EZLN denuncia la repressione in Oaxaca

March 11, 2006



Oaxaca Under State of Repression

After the Subcomandante Marcos’ Visit, PRI and State Government Attack Communities that Support the “Other Campaign”

By James Daria and Dul Santamaria
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

en español... Oaxaca en estado de represión

March 10, 2006



National Day of Action Against Police Brutality

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... Jornada Nacional Contra la Brutalidad Policiaca
in italiano... Giornata nazionale contro la brutalità della polizia

March 10, 2006



Marcos in Querétaro: We Are Going to “Jump Over to the United States, to Talk to the Mexicans on the Other Side”

The Zapatista Heart No Longer Fits in the Mountains of the Mexican Southeast, So it Tours the Country and Could Even Cross Borders, Says “Delegate Zero”

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

en español... Marcos en Querétaro: Vamos a “brincar a Estados Unidos, a hablar con los mexicanos y mexicanas que están del otro lado”
in italiano... Marcos in Queretaro: “Salteremo dentro gli Stati Uniti a parlare con i messicani e le messicane che stanno dall'altra parte”

March 8, 2006



In Querétaro, the Zapatista “Other Campaign” Picks Up the Hammer of the Urban Worker

After Hearing Testimony in Eleven Mexican States, Subcomandante Marcos Sees “A National Uprising” to Come

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

en español... En Querétaro, la “Otra Campaña” zapatista levanta el martillo del trabajador urbano
in italiano... In Queretaro, L’Altra Campagna zapatista impugna il martello dell’operaio urbano

March 8, 2006



In The Wake of the “Other Campaign”: Because We Are All Prisoners

After Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos’ Visit to the State, Oaxaca’s Social Movements Struggle for Unity

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

March 8, 2006



The Other Campaign in Farsi

Texts, Communiqués and Articles Translated by the Social Movements in Iran

en español... La Otra Campaña en farsi

March 7, 2006



Marcos: The Government Is a Middleman, Selling Off the Country to the Capitalists that Want Everything

Instead of Looking Up Above, We Must Look Inside Ourselves, Says Delegate Zero to Campesinos and Indigenous in Querétaro

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

en español... “El gobierno es un coyote que está malvendiendo el país a los capitalistas que lo quieren todo”: Marcos
in italiano... Marcos: “Il governo è un coyote che sta svendendo il paese ai capitalisti che lo vogliono tutto”

March 6, 2006



Dámaso Villanueva, Political Prisoner in Chiapas, Released

Without Evidence Against Him and Faced with a Massive Mobilization of Support, the Authorities Had to Let the “Other Campaign” Promoter Go

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Hoy liberaron al preso político Dámaso Villanueva en Chiapas
in italiano... Dàmaso oggi è stato liberato

March 4, 2006



Notes from the Other Oaxaca

The Other Campaign calls for a national movement to free prisoners of conscience

By John Gibler
ZNet

March 4, 2006



Surrounded by 800 Heavily Armed Police Agents, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca, Refuses to Surrender

The Autonomous Government Was Violently Expelled on Wednesday, but the “Official” Government Has Not Yet Returned to City Hall

By Al Giordano and Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

en español... Rodeados por 800 policías fuertemente armados, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca, se niega a rendirse
in italiano... Circondato da 800 poliziotti fortemente armati, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca, rifiuta di arrendersi

March 2, 2006



Police Retake Oaxaca Town Hall Occupied Since January 2005

Autonomous Municipality of San Blas Atempa, Center of Support for the Zapatista Other Campaign, Under Attack

By Hiram Moreno
La Jornada

en español... Recuperan policías alcaldía tomada en 2005 en Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... Polizeiliche Wiedereinnahme des Oaxaca Rathauses, welches seit Jan. 2006 besetzt war
in italiano... I poliziotti recuperano un municipio occupato nel 2005 in Oaxaca

March 2, 2006



Urgent Communiqué from San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

The Other Journalism Is in San Blas Right Now, with the People…

By the Popular Autonomous Town Council

en español... Comunicado urgente de San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... Dringendes Communiqué aus San Blás, Oaxaca
en français... Communiqué urgent de San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca
in italiano... Comunicato urgente di San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

March 1, 2006



Dámaso Villanueva: “I will not pay bail because I am not guilty”

Political Prisoner in San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Ready to Prove His Innocence

By Al Giordano
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Dámaso Villanueva: “No voy a pagar fianza porque no soy culpable”
in italiano... Dámaso Villanueva: “Non voglio pagare la cauzione perché non sono colpevole”

February 27, 2006



“Repression Will Not Stop the Other Campaign”

Responding to Arrest in Chiapas, Campaign Participants Denounce Nation-Wide Rise in Acts of Intimidation and Political Persecution

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

en español... “La represión no detendrá La Otra Campaña”
in italiano... “La repressione non fermerà L'Altra Campagna”

February 25, 2006



Dámaso Villanueva Arrested Friday at the Zapatista Information Booth in San Cristóbal, Chiapas

Known to Travelers Throughout the World Who Visit the City Square, He Is the Latest Political Prisoner in the Other Campaign

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

en español... Dámaso Villanueva fue arrestado el viernes en la caseta de información zapatista en San Cristóbal, Chiapas
in italiano... Dámaso Villanueva è stato arrestato venerdì al banchetto informativo zapatista in San Cristóbal de Las Casas

February 24, 2006



Indigenous Resident of San Blas, Oaxaca Arrested, but His People Win His Release

Nicanor Salud Rasgado Spent a Few Hours as a Political Prisoner, but a Spontaneous Demonstration Freed Him on February 19

By Luis A. Gómez
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Arrestan a un indígena en San Blas, Oaxaca, y su gente lo libera
in italiano... Arrestano un indigeno a San Blas, Oaxaca, ma la sua gente lo libera

February 23, 2006



The Reality for Mexicans Who Cross the Border

Dreams Fuel Thousands Who Work in the United States

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign Reporting from the Other Side

en español... La realidad para mexicanos y mexicanas que cruzan la frontera
in italiano... La realtà per i messicani e le messicane che attraversano la frontiera

February 21, 2006



Former Braceros and Zapatistas Unite to End the System that Beats Them Down

In Stories of Migration to the US, a History of Slavery

By Bertha Rodríguez Santos
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign, Reporting from Tlaxcala

en español... Ex braceros y zapatistas unidos para acabar con el sistema que los desprecia
in italiano... Ex braceros e zapatisti uniti per abbattere il sistema che li disprezza

February 21, 2006



Subcomandante Marcos Invites the Braceros to Go with Him to Meet Mexicans that Live and Work In the United States

Gatherings Set for June in Tijuana and Juárez: “The Other Campaign Is also on the Other Side”

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign, Reporting from Tlaxcala

en español... El Subcomandante Marcos invita a los braceros a ir con él a conocer a los mexicanos que viven y trabajan en Estados Unidos
in italiano... Il Subcomandante Marcos invita i “braceros” ad andare con lui a conoscere i messicani che vivono e lavorano negli Stati Uniti

February 20, 2006



Video Newsreel: Subcomandante Marcos Goes to Jail

A Visit to the Political Prisoners of San Blas, Oaxaca

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

en español... Video noticiero: Subcomandante Marcos va a la cárcel

February 20, 2006




Get In On the Action: It Will Add Meaning and Happiness to Your Life

Help Narco News and the “Other Journalism” Continue to Report on the Zapatistas’ Other Campaign

By Stan Gotlieb
RealOaxaca.com

en español... Entren en acción: dará sentido y felicidad a sus vidas
in italiano... Entrate in azione: darà senso e felicità alla vostra vita

February 20, 2006



How Big is the World?

A New Communiqué from the “Other” Puebla… and a Surprise Visit from Durito

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation – Sixth Commission

en español... ¿Qué tan grande es el mundo?
en français... Le monde est grand comment ?
in italiano... Quanto è grande il mondo?

February 20, 2006



Who's Not Listening?

the LA Times' Zapatista Coverage in Mexico and the Failure of Political Imagination

By John Gibler
Znet

February 17, 2006



Communiqué to Clarify the Lies About Our Trip Through Oaxaca

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... Comunicado para aclarar las mentiras sobre nuestro paso por Oaxaca
in italiano... Comunicato per chiarire le menzogne al nostro passaggio per Oaxaca

February 14, 2006



Communist Participation in the Zapatista Rainbow

“The Other Campaign Will Not End Until Capitalism Ends”

By Blanco Cabrera and Rafael Castañeda Pineda
The Party of Mexican Communists

en español... La participación comunista en el arcoiris zapatista

February 13, 2006



Marcos: Mexico’s Workers Must Come Together to Form “One Big Union”

The Combative Oaxaca Teachers’ Union Welcomes and Pledges to Support the “Other Campaign”

By Nancy Davies
The Other Journalism With The Other Campaign in Oaxaca

February 10, 2006



No Surrender…

The Political Prisoners of Ixcotél Join “The Other Campaign”

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

en español... Sin rendición…
auf Deutsch... Sie geben nicht auf
en français... Sans reddition…
in italiano... Senza resa…

February 10, 2006



[AUDIO]

Voices from the Other Campaign

Archive of 125 Audio Files from Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Yucatán, Campeche, Tabasco, Veracruz and Oaxaca

By Radio Ké-Huelga
Mexico City

en español... Las voces de la Otra Campaña
in italiano... Le voci dell'Altra Campagna

February 9, 2006



Don Marcos of La Selva vs. the Mega-Windmill of Capitalism

Confronting the Greedy Grabbers that Covet Oaxaca’s Isthmus of Tehuantepec

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

en español... Don Marcos de la Selva contra los megamolinos del capitalismo
in italiano... Marcos della Selva contro i megamulini del capitalismo

February 9, 2006



The Spirit of Ricardo Flores Magón Lives On in Cesar Martínez and His Newspaper, El Cortamortaja

Authentic Journalism Finds a Friend in Jalapa del Marques, Oaxaca

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism With the Other Campaign in Oaxaca

en español... El espíritu de Ricardo Flores Magón sigue en Cesar Martínez y su periódico, El Cortamortaja
in italiano... Lo spirito di Ricardo Flores Magón vive a Cesar Martínez nel suo giornale: El Cortamortaja

February 9, 2006



Community Radio in Oaxaca Spreads the Other Campaign to the Four Winds

Across the State, Stations are Giving an Example for Popular, Alternative Media, but Must Fight to Survive

By James Daria and Dul Santamaria
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

en español... Las radios comunitarias en Oaxaca
in italiano... Le radio comunitarie in Oaxaca

February 9, 2006



Subcomandante Marcos Apologizes to the Basque People

“We will see each other when this world all the people who fight for their liberation find it where they have to find it: below and to the left”

By Subcomandante Marcos
Radio Insurgente

en español... El Subcomandante Marcos se disculpa con el pueblo vasco
in italiano... Il Subcomandante Marcos si scusa con il popolo basco

February 9, 2006



The Politics of Listening

In the Other Campaign, the Idea of the Candidate Who Has All the Solutions Is Turned Inside Out

By John Gibler
ZNet

February 8, 2006



Other Campaign Volunteer Imprisoned for Distributing Leaflets in Santiago Xanica

The Case of Our Compañeros Sergio Ramírez, Cesar Ruiz and Leoncio Cruz in Oaxaca Shows the World that Mexico Is Still a Dictatorship

By James Daria and Dul Santamaria
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

en español... Voluntario de la Otra Campaña encarcelado por distribuir volantes en Santiago Xanica
in italiano... Volontario dell'Altra Campagna arrestato per aver distribuito volantini a Santiago Xanica

February 8, 2006



You Are Not Alone…

…That is the Message of The Other Campaign, Direct from Tuxtepec

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

en español... No están solos…
em português... Você não está sozinho…
en français... Vous n’êtes pas seuls…
in italiano... Non siete soli…

February 6, 2006



Ya Basta (“Enough Already”) in San Blas, Oaxaca

A Citizenry Took a City Hall by Storm… Thirteen Months Later, Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos to Visit the Still-Occupied Government Palace

By Michael Kummer
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign in Oaxaca, México

en español... Ya Basta en San Blas, Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... San Blas, Oaxaca, sagt „Ya basta!“
en français... Ya Basta à San Blas, Oaxaca
in italiano... Ya Basta in San Blas, Oaxaca

February 6, 2006



San Blas: A Model for Undoing the Authoritarian Political Model in Oaxaca, Mexico, and the World

A Communiqué of Autonomy in Action

By Popular Autonomous Town Council
And the Civil Resistance of San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca

en español... San Blas: Modelo por Deshacer el Sistema Caciquil de Oaxaca, México y el Mundo
in italiano... San Blas: Modello per Disfare il Sistema Caciquil di Oaxaca, del Messico e del Mondo

February 6, 2006



The Social Movements Need Narco News, and Narco News Needs Your Help

A Letter from Social Leader Oscar Olivera in Cochabamba, Bolivia

By Oscar Olivera Foronda

en español... Los movimientos sociales necesitan Narco News, y Narco News necesita tu ayuda
auf Deutsch... Diese Soziale Bewegung braucht Narco News, und Narco News braucht eure Hilfe

February 6, 2006



“This System is Going to Collapse Soon,” Warns Marcos

There Is a Great Effervescence of Social Movements That See Nothing for Them Up Above

By Hermann Bellinghausen
Reporting for La Jornada

en español... Este sistema se va a caer pronto, advierte Marcos
en français... Ce système va bientôt s’écrouler, prévient Marcos
in italiano... Questo sistema cadra' presto, avverte Marcos

February 5, 2006



“Let Us Be Your Eyes and Ears in Mexico”

A Letter from Videographer Sarahy Flores Sosa

By Sarahy Flores Sosa
The Other Journalism With The Other Campaign

en español... Iris de Recopilación
in italiano... Iride di Riepilogo

February 2, 2006



“Every Dollar Is Stretched as Far as Possible”

Our Inside View of the Narco News Road Team in Mexico

By Ellen and James Fields
Yucatán Living

en español... “Cada dólar es estirado lo más posible”
in italiano... “Ogni dollaro è fatto durare il più possibile”

February 1, 2006



The Other Campaign is Growing in Oaxaca

Mexico’s Majority Indigenous State on the Verge of Subcomandante Marcos’ Arrival

By James Daria, RJ Maccani, Daniela Lima and Dul Santamaria
The Ricardo Flores Magón Brigade, Reporting for Narco News

en español... La Otra Campaña se construye en Oaxaca
em português... A “Outra Campanha” está sendo difundida em Oaxaca
auf Deutsch... Die andere Kampagne wächst in Oaxaca
en français... L’Autre Campagne se construit dans le Oaxaca
in italiano... L'Altra Campagna si costruisce in Oaxaca

January 31, 2006



The People Are Counting on Us to Report, but We Have to Count on You for Support

Reflections from a Mexican Journey Where the Wheels of Authentic Journalism Meet the Road to a Better Future

By Al Giordano
Reporting with the Other Journalism from a Country Called México

January 31, 2006



Marcos: Believing Politicians Can Change is a “Misreading” of the Sixth Declaration

In Tabasco, The Other Campaign Crosses Paths with the PRI’s Presidential Candidate

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... “Mala lectura” de la Sexta, creer que la clase política puede cambiar: Marcos
en français... Marcos: Croire que les politiciens peuvent changer est ‘une interprétation erronée’ de la Sixième Déclaration
in italiano... Marcos: Credere che la classe politica possa cambiare è "una cattiva lettura" della Sesta

January 27, 2006



Marcos Calls For a Uniting of Scattered Struggles in Order to Change the Country

In the Mexican State of Campeche, the People Tell Their “Stories of Pain and Rebellion”

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Llama Marcos a juntar las luchas dispersas, para transformar el país
in italiano... Marcos esorta a riunire le lotte sparse per trasformare il paese

January 26, 2006



Video Trailer: The Other Documentary

Scenes from Subcomandante Marcos’ Trip across the Yucatan Peninsula

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

en español... Video Trailer: El Otro Documental

January 24, 2006



Who’s Listening?

Undercover Intelligence Officers Follow the Other Campaign

By John Gibler
ZNet

January 22, 2006



Subcomandante Marcos’ Visit to Chichén Itzá

Opening His Eyes, His Ears, and His Heart to Listen to the Mayan Communities

By Rosamaría González Romero
Por Esto! Daily

en español... La visita a Chichén Itzá del Subcomandante Marcos
auf Deutsch... Subcomandante Marcos´ Besuch in Chichen Itza
en français... Visite du sous-commandant Marcos à Chichén Itzá
in italiano... La visita a Chichén Itzá del Subcomandante Marcos

January 22, 2006



Marcos Rips Up the Script: “We’re going to Chichen Itzá”

A Clamor by Maya Indigenous Inspires Delegate Zero to Change Friday’s Program

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism With the Other Campaign in Yucatán

en español... Marcos rompió el guión: “Vamos a Chichén Itzá”
em português... Marcos muda o itinerário: “Vamos a Chichén Itzá”
in italiano... Marcos ha rotto lo schema:"Andiamo a Chichén Itzá"

January 20, 2006



Voices from the Zapatista Plenary Session in Chablekal, Yucatán

The Other Campaign’s First Day of Meetings in the State

By Rafael Gómez Chi
Por Esto! Daily

en español... Voces de la plenaria zapatista en Chablekal, Yucatán
in italiano... Voci dalla plenaria zapatista a Chablekal, Yucatán

January 19, 2006



The Other Campaign in Yucatán and Quintana Roo

Reflections from On the Road Filming Subcomandante Marcos

By Working Gringos in Paradise
Yucatan Living Blog (English)

January 19, 2006



In Quintana Roo, Marcos is Met by a State on the March

The Zapatista Subcomandante Listens to Local Stories of Tireless Struggle and Desire for Change

By Teo Ballvé
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign

en español... En Quintana Roo, Marcos se encuentra con un estado en marcha
auf Deutsch... In Quintana Roo trifft Marcos auf einen Staat in Bewegung
in italiano... In Quintana Roo, Marcos incontra uno stato in marcia

January 17, 2006



[AUDIO]

“What the People Really Feel, What They Live, Does Not Exist to the Government”

Coastal Indigenous Communties in Quintana Roo Anticipate Marcos’ Arrival in Qiuntana Roo

By Karla Lorena Aguilar
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign

January 16, 2006



Marcos: Zapatistas Will Not Attend President Evo Morales’ Inauguration in Bolivia

“We don’t have relations with governments,” explains rebel spokesman. “We have relations with the people.”

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

en español... Marcos: los zapatistas no asistirán a la posesión de Evo en Bolivia
en français... Marcos: les zapatistes n’iront pas à la prise de fonctions d’Evo Morales en Bolivie
in italiano... Marcos: gli zapatisti non assisteranno all'insediamento di Evo in Bolivia

January 15, 2006



Marcos’ New Politics Nears Mexico’s Newest State: Quintana Roo

“Where exploitation exists, where humiliation exists, where discrimination exists, here you will also find a Zapatista”

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism With the Other Campaign in Quintana Roo

en español... La nueva política de Marcos se acerca al estado más nuevo: Quintana Roo
auf Deutsch... Marcos neue Politik auf dem Weg nach Quintana Roo - Mexikos neuestem Bundesstaat
en français... La nouvelle politique de Marcos approche l’état le plus jeune du Mexique: Quintana Roo
in italiano... La nuova politica di Marcos si avvicina allo stato più recente: Quintana Roo

January 14, 2006



Video Newsreel

Delegate Zero Nears Quintana Roo

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

en español... Video noticiero

January 14, 2006



Yucatán Awaits the Arrival of Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos

In the Capital City of Mérida, Many Don’t Know Who “Delegate Zero” Is… But in the Farmlands, the Air Is Heavy with Expectation and a History of Rebellion

By Al Giordano
The Other Journalism With the Other Campaign in Yucatán

en español... Yucatán espera la llegada del Subcomandante Marcos
em português... Yucatán espera a chegada do Subcomandante Marcos
en français... Yucatán, en attendant Marcos
in italiano... Yucatán aspetta l’arrivo del Subcomandante Marcos

January 10, 2006



Video Newsreel

Yucatán Awaits Marcos

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

en español... Video noticiero

January 10, 2006




[AUDIO]

“The Enemy is a System”

Public Opinion in Mérida on the Eve of the Zapatista Visit

By Karla Lorena Aguilar
The Other Journalism With The Other Campaign

en español... “El enemigo es un sistema”

January 10, 2006



Zapatistas Reloaded

The Passing of Ramona Pushes the Reset Button on Marcos’ Six-Month Tour of Mexico

By Andrew Kennis
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Zapatistas Reloaded
em português... Zapatistas Reloaded
auf Deutsch... Zapatistas Reloaded
en français... Zapatistas Reloaded
in italiano... Zapatistas Reloaded

January 9, 2006



Legendary Zapatista Leader Comandanta Ramona Has Died

She Struggled with Cancer for Ten Years; “Other Campaign” Temporarily Suspended for Her Funeral

By Andrew Kennis
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Adiós Ramona
auf Deutsch... Adiós, Ramona
en français... Adieu, Ramona
in italiano... Addio Ramona

January 7, 2006



Marcos in La Hormiga: “All the Simple and Humble People Should Leave the PRI”

“Delegate Zero” Now Sets Off to Visit Other Troubled Areas of the Mexican Southeast

By Concepción Villafuerte
From Chiapas

en español... Un cero a la izquierda no vale nada; por eso el nombre del Delegado Zero
auf Deutsch... Marcos in La Hormiga: „Alle einfachen und bescheidenen Leute sollten die PRI verlassen.“
en français... Le Délégué Zéro La Hormiga : « tous les gens humbles et simples doivent abandonner le PRI »
in italiano... Uno zero a sinistra non vale niente; per questo il nome di Delegato Zero

January 5, 2006



The Urban Indigenous’ Role in the ’94 Zapatista Uprising

As Told By “Delegate Zero” in His Meeting with La Hormiga Residents

By Concepción Villafuerte
From Chiapas

en español... El papel que tuvieron los indígenas urbanos en el levantamiento Zapatista del ‘94
en français... Le rôle des indigènes urbains dans le soulèvement zapatiste de 1994
in italiano... Il ruolo svolto dagli indigeni urbani nella sollevazione Zapatista del '94

January 5, 2006



La Hormiga Turns Out in Force

The Sprawling Indigenous Slum North of Chiapas’ “Royal City” Welcomes Marcos

By Julie Webb-Pullman
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

January 5, 2006



Zapatistas Take the City of Palenque for the First Time

After Visiting an Ancient Mayan Royal City, Marcos Will Visit a Notorious Indigenous Shantytown

By Concepción Villafuerte
From Chiapas

en español... Zapatistas “tomaron” la Ciudad de Palenque por primera vez
in italiano... Gli zapatisti "hanno preso" per la prima volta la Citt di Palenque

January 4, 2006



A Two-Wheeled Rocinante from the Jungle

Marcos and the Zapatista Comandantes in San Cristóbal de las Casas

By Giovanni Proiettis
From Chiapas

en español... Un Rocinante de dos ruedas
in italiano... Un ronzinante a due ruote

January 4, 2006



The Freedom Fighters of Tomorrow

Young and Old Converge for the Opening of the Other Campaign

By Julie Webb-Pullman
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

January 4, 2006



Subcomandante Marcos Asks for Actions “Rich in Imagination” to Promote the Other Campaign

By Concepción Villafuerte
From Chiapas

en español... El Subcomandante Marcos, pide actos ricos en imaginación para promover La Sexta
in italiano... Il Subcomandante Marcos, chiede eventi ricchi di fantasia per promuovere La Sesta

January 3, 2006



“Those Who Are Now Asking Us to Forget All This Are Deciding Such Things in This Country’s Castles and Palaces”

Marcos Sets Off Alone on His Motorcycle as the Other Campaign Kicks Off

By Concepción Villafuerte
From Chiapas

en español... “Quienes ahora nos están pidiendo que olvidemos todo, deciden en los castillos y en los palacios de este país”
auf Deutsch... Diejenigen, die uns heute auffordern, zu vergessen, treffen die Entscheidungen in den Festungen und Palästen dieses Landes
en français... “Ceux qui nous demandent de tout oublier, sont ceux qui décident dans les châteaux et les palais de ce pays”
in italiano... “Quelli che adesso ci stanno chiedendo di dimenticarci di tutto, decidono nei castelli e nei palazzi di questo paese”

January 3, 2006



What is the Sixth Zapatista Declaration?

A Bit of History as the “Other Campaign” Begins in the City of San Cristóbal de las Casas

By Concepción Villafuerte
From Chiapas

en español... ¿Qué es la Sexta?
auf Deutsch... Was ist die Sechste Erklärung der Zapatisten?
en français... Qu’est-ce que la Sixième Déclaration Zapatiste?
in italiano... Che cosa e' La Sesta?

January 1, 2006



Statement by Good Government Junta on 12th Anniversary of Uprising

“We Want Autonomy So That We Are All of Value All the Time”

By the “Path of the Future” Good Government Junta
Translated by irlandesa

en español... Discurso de JBG para el 12º aniversario del levantamiento
en français... Discours de l’JBG ‘El camino del futuro’ du 31 décembre 2005
in italiano... Dichiarazione della Giunta di Buon Governo sul dodicesimo anniversario della rivolta

January 1, 2006



To the Workers of the National and International Press

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, SubDelegado Zero of the Sixth Committee of the EZLN
Translated by irlandesa

en español... Marcos escribe a la Prensa Nacional e Internacional
in italiano... Marcos alla stampa nazionale e internazionale

December 26, 2005



SubDelegado Zero on Security Issues

By SubComandante Insurgente Marcos, SubDelegado Zero of the Sixth Committee of the EZLN
Translated by irlandesa

en español... Propuestas de criterios para el trabajo de seguridad en reuniones con el SubDelegado
en français... Propositions de consignes de sécurité lors des réunions avec le Sous-Délégué
in italiano... SubDelegado zero sui problemi di sicurezza

December 26, 2005



To the Alternative Media of the “Other”

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, SubDelegado Zero of the Sixth Committee of the EZLN
Translated by irlandesa

en español... A los Medios de Comunicación Alternativos de la “Otra”
en français... Lettre aux médias de communication alternative de “l’Autre”
in italiano... Ai Mezzi di Comunicazione Alternativi della “Altra”

December 26, 2005



EZLN Denounces Harrassment and Threats

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, SubDelegado Zero of the Sixth Committee of the EZLN
Translated by Irlandesa

en español... Llamado a protestar y solidarizarse con los agredidos, perseguidos y amenazados
in italiano... L’EZLN denuncia minacce contro l’Altra Campagna

December 25, 2005



Eight Years After the Acteal Massacre, a Time to Create an Other Journalism

A Letter from Quetzal Belmont in Mexico

By Quetzal Belmont
Radio-Audio Coordinator, The Other Journalism With The Other Campaign

en español... Ocho años después de la matanza de Acteal, llegó la hora para crear un “Otro Periodismo”
em português... Oito anos depois da matança de Acteal, chegou a hora de criarmos um “Outro Jornalismo”
auf Deutsch... Acht Jahre nach dem Massaker von Acteal, Zeit um einen Anderen Journalismus zu formen
en français... Huit ans après le massacre d’Actéal, il est temps de créér un autre journalisme

December 22, 2005



The Other Journalism About the Other Campaign

For Authentic News Reporting of the Tour by Subcomandante Marcos Throughout the Mexican Republic

By The Other Journalism With The Other Campaign

en español... Otro Periodismo para cubrir la Otra Campaña
em português... Um outro jornalismo para cobrir a Outra Campanha
auf Deutsch... Der Andere Journalismus ueber die Andere Kampagne
en français... Un autre journalisme pour une autre campagne
in italiano... Un altro giornalismo per coprire la Otra Campaña

December 21, 2005



New Zapatista “Caracol” Created in Mexico

A Conversation with Veteran Social Fighter Don José Félix Serdán Nájera

By Juan Trujillo Limones
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Crean un nuevo caracol zapatista en México

November 17, 2005



The Zapatistas Interrogate History

Reflections from the First Plenary Session of Mexico’s Other Campaign

By Mitchell Anderson
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 21, 2005



Marcos to Launch Six Month Tour of All of Mexico Beginning January 1

The Zapatista Subcomandante Is Not Coming to Speak, but to Listen, “to the Simple and Humble People who Struggle”

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Marcos iniciará un tour a todo México desde el 1º de enero

September 19, 2005



“Together, We’re Going to Shake This Country Up from Below, Lift It Up, and Stand It on Its Head”

Opening Words from the First Plenary Session of the Other Campaign

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Zapatista Army of National Liberation, Chiapas, Mexico

en español... “Lo que vamos a hacer es, juntos, sacudir este país desde abajo, levantarlo, ponerlo de cabeza”
in italiano... Parole del Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos

September 17, 2005



106 Hours of Listening in the Mexican Southeast

An Expanded Zapatista Movement Is On the Verge of Coming Out

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... 106 horas escuchando en el sureste mexicano

September 13, 2005



Then Came the Humans

The Zapatistas Refine the Revolutionary Art of Listening

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Y entonces llegaron los humanos

September 6, 2005



The Fifth... Enters the Sixth

A Utopian Call to Arms

By Colectivo “5tA brigada... ay karmela,” Mexico City
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La Kinta... le entra a la Sexta

September 6, 2005



Growing Up Zapatista

The Ideological Children of Mexico’s Rebels Aren’t – or Soon Won’t Be – Kids Anymore

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Creciendo como zapatista

September 1, 2005



A First Encounter with the Zapatistas

“Easily the Best Thing I Have Done in Two Years of Living in Mexico”

By Anna Gurney
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 1, 2005



The Zapatistas Activate a New Kind of Bomb in the Mexican Southeast

Listening to the Voices of an Army (of Organizers) in Formation

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Los zapatistas activan un nuevo tipo de bomba en el sureste mexicano

August 23, 2005



What We Want to Do

How We Are Going to Do It

By the Zapatista Army of National Liberation
Translated by Narco News

en español... Lo que queremos hacer
in italiano... Sesta Dichiarazione della Selva Lacandona

July 1, 2005



The Other Journalism

Reporting on the Tour by Subcomandante Marcos Throughout the Mexican Republic

MEXICO MAP

Planning Meetings in the Lacandon Jungle (2005)

2006: On the Road

Chiapas
Quintana Roo
Yucatán
Campeche
Tabasco
Veracruz
Oaxaca
Puebla
Tlaxcala
Hidalgo
Querétaro
Guanajuato
Jalisco
Nayarit and Colima
Michoacán
Morelos
Guerrero

Ground Zero:

State of Mexico and Mexico City
Zapatistas Call Red Alert in Response to the Atenco Atrocity

Mexico’s Corrupt Electoral System

The Tour Continues…

Sinaloa
Baja California Sur
Baja California
Sonora
Chihuahua
Coahuila
Durango
Zacatecas
San Luis Potosí
Nuevo León
Tamaulipas

and…

The Other Side!

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Victor Amezcua, road team logistics coordinator

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Alberto Gini, videographer

Ana Mauri, photographer

Alice Serena, photographer

Martina Morazzi, photographer

Joshua Bregman, videographer

Murielle Coppin, correspondent and photographer

Ginna Villarreal, photographer

Yael Gerson Ugalde, correspondent

Nancy Davies, correspondent

Amber Howard, correspondent

Sean Geary, video producer

Gregory Berger, documentary director

Sarahy Flores Sosa, cinematographer

Juan Trujillo, correspondent

Annie P. Warren, photographer

Quetzal Belmont, audio/radio coordinator

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Daniela Lima, correspondent

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Ana Laura Hernández, correspondent

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Teo Ballvé, correspondent

Barrett Hawes, documentary producer

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David Briones, webmaster

Translation

Spanish: Ivan García, Francisco Alvarez Quiñones, Laura del Castillo Matamoros, Lucia Benavides, Cesar Soriano, Raymundo Reynoso

English: Dan Feder, Jill Freidberg, Simon Fitz, Yakira Teitel, Lois Guchu, Yael Gerson Ugalde, Teo Ballvé, Kristin Bricker, Simon Fitzgerald, Chris Thomas, Dean Willis

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Dutch: Murielle Coppin

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