SIPAZ Report Vol. XVI Nº 4 – November 2011

March in Ciudad Hidalgo, border of Chiapas, during the “Caravan to the South,” September 2011 © SIPAZ

ANALYSIS : Mexico – National and international challenges to the consequences of the “War on Drugs” strategy

At the beginning of November, the Washington Office on Latin American Affairs (WOLA) presented a report on the Mérida Initiative, part of the cooperation of the […]
XIII International Forum for Adventure Tourism, San Cristóbal de Las Casas, October 2011

IN FOCUS : Ecotourism – Development with or without people?

In January of this year, the Mexican government declared 2011 as “the year of tourism,” toward the end of “aligning all related sectors with this activity […]
Give the prisoners on hunger strike faces and voices: activity in sit-in of relatives, San Cristóbal de Las Casas, October 2011 © SIPAZ

ARTICLE: Chiapas – The stigma of being imprisoned

29 September 2011: Eleven of the indigenous prisoners held in the San Cristóbal de Las Casas prison saw no other option than to subject themselves to […]

SIPAZ ACTIVITIES (From mid-August to mid-November 2011)

INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE AND ACCOMPANIMENT CHIAPAS Northern Zone On 1 October, we attended the celebration organized in the community of Masojá Shucjá, municipality of Tila, to observe […]