The Pope is heading for Chiapas, Michoacán, and Ciudad Juárez. Local priests talk about working in places where indigenous traditions mean chickens are sacrificed in church, poor farmers ask if it's ok to grow drugs, and where cartels rule.
With an enigmatic statement, the leader of the Zapatistas announced that he no longer speaks for the revolutionary movement.
Galeano, a Zapatista teacher, was killed in an attack on May 2. His death has caused a wave of anger, solidarity, and calls for justice.
Twenty years after the Zapatista uprising, VICE traveled to Chiapas, Mexico, to recall the events of that fateful day. It was the first indigenous armed uprising in Latin America in the internet age.
Back in September, as the Mexican presidential elections were still in full swing, we headed to Cherán, an indigenous rebel town located in the southwestern state of Michoacán, Mexico, to celebrate the first anniversary of their fight against organized...