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Resistance on the Mexican “Riviera”:
The Zapatistas visit Manzanillo, Colima

by Jess MacKenzie and Ernest Tate - (read the full article)

A community rally for Ejercito Zapatista de Liberacion Nacional (EZLN)ís leader,
Sub-comandante Marcos (March 30, 2006) Campos, Mexico.


A tourist can be forgiven for thinking this is from a volcano, of which there are many in Mexico. But it isnít. Itís the combustion gases from the stacks of two large thermal-electric generating plants, almost hidden behind the hills, and depending upon wind direction, they give an unpleasant yellow hue to the air above this community which promotes itself as the “Mexican Riviera.”

Relay #11: May/June 2006 ^ Back to Top ^