SIPAZ Report

11/01/2018
«Movement against mining exploitation and dispossession of the land», Chicomuselo, October 2017 © SIPAZ

SIPAZ Activities (From mid-August to mid-November, 2017)

SIPAZ Activities (From mid-August to mid-November, 2017)
11/01/2018
Child playing in the middle of the reconstruction works. Civil Observation Mission to the Coast after the September earthquakes © SIPAZ

ARTICLE: Earthquakes – The Admirable Mobilization of Civil Society

On September 7th, 2017, an earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale devastated Oaxaca, affecting the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and part of Chiapas, especially the coast: the two poorest states in the country.
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Mayan Altar, Meeting of the Pastoral of Mother Earth, September 2017 © SIPAZ

FOCUS: THE EARTH CANNOT TAKE ANY MORE

The conservation, recovery and care of natural resources concern us all, without distinction of country, continent, occupation, social class, race or religion: THE EARTH CANNOT TAKE MORE.
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Tour of Marichuy and the CIG in Chiapas, Palenque, October 2017 © SIPAZ

LATEST: Mexico – Strong Earthquakes Shake the Country

On September 7th, shortly before midnight, there was an earthquake with an 8.2 magnitude on the Richter scale and with an epicenter in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, 143 kilometers southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas. The biggest damages were reported on the Chiapas coast and the Oaxaca area. On September 19th, there was another earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 degrees that severely affected the center of the country (Morelos, Puebla, the State of Mexico and Mexico City).