zapatistas

  • What It’s Like to Be a Priest in the Trouble Spots the Pope is Visiting in Mexico

    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.

  • 'Subcomandante Marcos No Longer Exists:' Zapatista Leader Retires His Nom de Guerre

    With an enigmatic statement, the leader of the Zapatistas announced that he no longer speaks for the revolutionary movement.

  • Paramilitaries Are Still Murdering Zapatistas in Mexico

    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.

  • Mexican Muslims

    VICE Mexico traveled to Chiapas, Mexico, to meet Cheb Cheb Ibrahim, one of the first Mexican Indians to convert to Islam and a member of the only indigenous Muslim community in Mexico.

  • The Zapatista Uprising (20 Years Later)

    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.

  • The New Zapatistas?

    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...

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