Zapatistas Jump Into Oaxaca Fray

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Pipe-smoking bandit subcomandante Marcos once again leveraged unrest to promote his ailing Zapatista (EZLN) movement, which has largely fallen out of sight. Speaking in Chihuahua earlier this week — about as far away from Chiapas as he could get — Marcos said the EZLN would block roads on Nov. 1 in its territories of influence, namely: parts of Chiapas, in order to show support for APPO, a group of fellow travelers agitating in Oaxaca and outside the national Senate in Mexico City. Marcos has been touring Mexico on a motorcycle since New Year’s when he kicked off […]

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