(Español) Si MORENA interviene con candidatos a la gubernatura y a los municipios en Guerrero traiciona al pueblo. Por eso creo que debe abstenerse en este estado. Si tomara este camino, no sólo respetaría la decisión popular de los guerrerenses, sino que tendería un puente con la izquierda social del país.
Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Sapdiel Gómez Gutiérrez/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
At 98 years old, Don Félix Serdán Nájera, honorary major of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation and combatant in the struggle of agrarian leader of the 1950′s, has died. Serdán dedicated his life to social struggles. He is remembered as a survivor of the agrarian struggles that followed the Mexican Revolution. From Morelos, Mexico, Raúl Silva has this story.
A video shows unarmed Antonio Zambrano Montes moving away from police when he was shot to death. Local law agencies are conducting an investigation into the incident, the family accuses the police of wrongful death, state authorities seek an independent investigation, and advocates urge the US Department of Justice to launch a federal probe. This […]
(Español) En 1994 el EZLN lo nombró mayor honorario de sus filas y el Congreso Nacional Indígena uno de sus portavoces. Desde esa fecha, el “mayor” formó a las generaciones más jóvenes de zapatistas urbanos en la compresión de que la transformación social implica un compromiso de vida.
The orphans of the 65 miners who died in a disaster in Pasta de Conchos, Coahuila, are now teenagers. Nine years ago, when the mine exploded, they did not understand the tragedy. Now, they understand the meaning of death and sadness has followed them through life. Since they have no graves to cry at, they […]
Mexican human rights champion, Father Alejandro Solalinde, addresses college students in Los Angeles. Among the issues, he discusses violence, the disappeared of Ayotzinapa, and the grassroots initiative to convene an alternative Constitutional Congress and reshape the Mexican State. Guests: Father Alejandro Solalinde, Mexican Catholic Priest, Director of “Hermanos en el Camino” Migrant Shelter, Oaxaca, Mexico; […]
Local residents and the Mexican government are condemning the killing by police of farmworker Antonio Zambrano Montes in Pasco, Washington. A videotape shows Zambrano was walking away with his hands up when he was shot. Guests: Francisco Ríos, News Director, KDNA Radio, Granger, WA; Felix Vargas, Chairman, Consejo Latino, Pasco, WA; Kathleen Taylor, Executive Director, ACLU […]
In order for campesinos, or small farmers, to ge the agricultural credits offered by the Mexican government, they must first register to pay taxes and prove they have no debt, report protesters from the Indigenous and Campesino Front of Mexico. The protesters say the credits offered by President Peña Nieto will be managed by private […]
The California Senate condemned the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, the County of San Francisco is calling for an international and independent investigation into this incident in Guerrero, and President Obama is proposing new though reduced funding for the Merida Initiative, to support Mexico’s security forces. Guests: David Campos, Member, Board of Supervisors, County […]