Mexico Edition.

Friday_673x324FRIDAY, APRIL 12
PROGRAM # 8584 12:00 PM PT

Mexico Edition.

One hundred years after the assassination of the revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata Salazar, communities united in the National Indigenous Congress rejected once again the launching of the hydroelectric complex in Morelos, the construction of the so-called Mayan Train in Yucatan, and the Transisthmic Corridor, planned for the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Gathered in the state of Morelos, the cradle of Mexican agrarianism and the legendary Army of the South, opponents indicated that the current government gives continuity and deepens neoliberal policies. For his part, President Lopez Obrador, led in Cuernavaca, Morelos, the official ceremony and claimed the ideals of agrarian justice. Martha Elena Ramírez, hosts this broadcast from Mexico City.

Guests: (recorded audio) Teresa Castellanos, Front of Peoples in Defense of Land and Water, of Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala; Saúl Roque, Permanent Assembly of the Peoples of Morelos¸ Norma Palma, National Indigenous Congress and Indigenous Council of Government; Arturo Campos Herrera, Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities-Community Police, Guerrero; Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico; (recorded interview) Carlos González, member of the Indigenous Governing Congress.

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