The General in Chief of the Liberation Army of the South: Emiliano Zapata ( original Zapatista manifesto in nahuatl) TO THE PEOPLE OF. Lacondon Jungle December 31, TODAY WE SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! TO THE PEOPLE OF MEXICO: MEXICAN BROTHERS AND SISTERS. The Zapatista Army of National Liberation often referred to as the Zapatistas [ sapa╦łtistas], is a far-left libertarian-socialist political and militant group that controls.

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Song meanings, Translation of lyrics. The country would be in a very dangerous spiral, which could lead to very serious situations, because there is discontent not only in Chiapasbut also in many other places in Mexico.

On June 28,the Zapatistas presented the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle [22] declaring their principles and vision for Mexico and the world.

This section needs additional citations for verification. A political force with a program of struggle with 13 points. It also expresses the movement’s sympathy to the international alter-globalization movement and offers to provide material aid eh those in CubaBoliviaEcuadorand elsewhere, with whom they make common cause.

Ignoring Article 39 of the Constitution which it swore to uphold on December 1,the supreme government reduced the Mexican Federal Army to the role of an army of occupation. The people have, at all times, the inalienable right to alter or modify their form of government. In order to live the word dies, its zapatisat germinating forever in the womb of the earth.

A new political force which will be national. The National Action Party, the most faithfulally of Salinas de Gortari, began to demonstrate its real possibilities of replacing the Institutional Revolutionary Party PRI in the summit of political power and demonstrate its repressive, intolerant and reactionary nature. Initiate summary judgments against all soldiers of the Mexican Federal Army and the political police who have received training or have been paid by foreigners, accused of being traitors to our country, and against all those who have repressed and treated badly the civilian population, and robbed, or stolen from, or attempted crimes against the good of the people.

The Zapatista Front of National Liberation is born today, and we extend an invitation to participate in it to the factory workers of the Republic, to the laborers of the countryside and of the citys, to the indigenous peoples, to the colonos, to teachers and students, to the mexican women, to young people across the country, to the honest artists and intellectuals, to responsible priests and nuns, and to all the Mexican people who do not seek power, but rather democracy, liberty, and justice for ourselves and for our children.


Then Marcos fell silent, and his relationship with the media declined.


They proposed to do so through a non-electoral front to talk and collectively write a new constitution to establish a new political culture. We fight the fear of a death because we haveceased to exist in memory. Moved by Moctezuma’s protest, President Zedillo abandoned the military offensive in favor of the improbable task of restoring the conditions for dialog to reach nshuatl negotiation.

Our fight is for making us listen and the bad government shouts haughtily zapatisat covers its ears with canons. On the one hand, the national project of the Powerful, a project which entails the total destruction of the Mexican nation; the negation of its zalatista the sale of its sovereignty; treachery and crime as supreme values; hypocrisy and deceit as a method of government; destabilization and insecurity as a national program; repression and intolerance as a plan for economic development.

Manu Chao Manifiesto Zapatista – Sub. English

Under the considerable political pressure of a highly radicalized situation, and believing a peaceful solution to be possible, Mexican Secretary of the Interior Lic. They would begin terrorist bombings, kidnappings and belligerent activities. Those contained in the First Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle zapatitsa added throughout the past two years of insurgency.

This rebellion against injustice najuatl in many montains and many histories. The long process of maturity of this organizing effort will bear fruit this new year.

Zapatista Declaration

This event also saw the famed and enigmatic unofficial spokesperson of the Zapatistas, Subcomandante Marcos, announce that he would be stepping down, [45] which symbolized a shift in the EZLN to completely Indigenous leadership. While the legal opposition dedicated itself to find the center in a dying nation, large sectors of the population increased their skepticism towards political parties and searched, without finding it still, for an option for new political work, a mznifiesto organization of a new kind.


In the midst of threats and penuries, the indigenous Zapatista communities and civil society have managed to raise these centers of civic and peaceful resistance which will be a gathering place for Mexican culture and cultures of the world.

The Zapatista war is only a part of that great war which is the struggle between a history which aspires for a future and an amnesia which has foreign vocation. Today, with heart of Emiliano Zapata and having heard the voice of all our brothers and sisters, we call upon the people of Mexico to participate in a new stage of the struggle for national liberation and the construction of a new nation, through this.

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The Zapatistas consider the contemporary political system of Mexico inherently flawed due to what they consider its purely representative nature and its disconnection from the people and their needs. As a result of this plebiscite, the legitimacy of the Zapatista demands were ratified, a new push was given to the broad opposition front which had become stagnated and clearly expressed the will to see the Zapatistas participating in the civic political life of the country.

III Brothers and Sisters:: Softly and gently we speak the words which find the unity which will embrace us in history and which will discard the abandonment which confronts and destroys one another. It is useless, there are now too many lights and they have all become the first.

Europe and Latin America: Our struggle follows the Constitution, which is held high by its call for justice and equality. We invite all the people of Mexico to subscribe to it.

The rich dream still about extinguishing the first light.