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As Mexicans debate last week’s Supreme Court ruling vacating the conviction of 20 men for the Acteal massacre, newly declassified documents from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency describe the Army’s role in backing paramilitary groups in Chiapas at the time of the killings.Read More

Posted On May 1, 2009By El KilomboIn News

El Kilombo Gathers for International Workers' Day

Members of El Kilombo Intergaláctico gathered in honor of International Workers' Day on Friday, May 1st, 5pm on the corner of Roxboro Road and Club Boulevard. Read More

Posted On May 1, 2009By El KilomboIn News

El Kilombo Gathers for International Workers’ Day

Members of El Kilombo Intergaláctico gathered in honor of International Workers' Day on Friday, May 1st, 5pm on the corner of Roxboro Road and Club Boulevard. Read More

Posted On April 4, 2006By El KilomboIn News

Remittances and Latin America

Last year Latin American and Caribbean migrant workers sent back about $53 billion to their countries in remittances coming mostly from the United States and Western Europe, according to a survey released by the Inter-American Development Bank. “About 75% of [Latin American and Caribbean] remittances are sent from the United States (US$40billion) while remittances from Western Europe, particularly, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and the United Kingdom now account for almost 15% of the market (US$7.5 billion),” the survey reads. Latin American and Caribbean countries get more money in remittances than anyRead More
Mexican rebel spokesman Subcomandante Marcos said today that the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN, in its Spanish initials) will not accept the invitation by Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales to attend his January 22nd inauguration. During a meeting with allies in the “Other Campaign” in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, on Saturday, in response to a question about whether the Zapatistas will accept the invite made by Bolivia’s president elect, Marcos said, “They invited us and we received the invitation but we’re not going to go, because we are in the OtherRead More
Mexican rebel spokesman Subcomandante Marcos said today that the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN, in its Spanish initials) will not accept the invitation by Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales to attend his January 22nd inauguration. During a meeting with allies in the “Other Campaign” in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, on Saturday, in response to a question about whether the Zapatistas will accept the invite made by Bolivia’s president elect, Marcos said, “They invited us and we received the invitation but we’re not going to go, because we are in the OtherRead More