Mexico

Anarchist bomb blasts in Mexico City?

A group called the "Pagan Sect of the Mountain" claimed responsibility for improvised bomb attacks on Mexico City buses, in a communique filled with anti-civilization rhetoric.

Mexico

Mexico: Zapatistas support striking farmworkers

Zapatista leaders in Chiapas declared support for striking farmworkers in Baja California's San Quintín Valley, who clashed with police at a march for a $13-a-day minium wage.

Mexico

Mexico: a new Pax Mafiosa?

Reports of a summit of cartel "capos" in Piedras Negras fuel speculation that President Enrique Peña Nieto seeks to rebuild the "Pax Mafiosa" of Mexico's old one-party state.

Mexico

Subcommander Marcos ‘ceases to exist’

A new communique from the Zapatistas' Subcommander Marcos states that he is stepping down as the public voice of the indigenous rebel army in Mexico's Chiapas state.

Mexico

Mexico: EZLN supporter killed in Chiapas strife

Supporters of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) in Mexico's Chiapas state charge that a rival group is responsible for violence in which a Zapatista follower was killed.

Mexico

Mexico: four die in Chiapas land dispute

Twenty years after the uprising by the indigenous Zapatistas, land issues continue to produce violence in the Chiapas highlands–sometimes with outside encouragement.