The end of the Aztec Empire

Finally, the last day arrived, the ce coatl of the twenty Tlaxochimaco of the year yei Calli of the Mexica, and Tuesday, August 13, 1521, the day of St. Hippolyte of the Spaniards. Seventy-five days of the siege were completed there, although the Mexica manuscripts count eighty, no doubt because they also include those that…

The scourge of the world: West’s cultural supremacism

Hundreds of wars and armed conflicts take place every day, in different parts of the global geography, both to maintain the status and modus vivendi of the great urban centres of the West and to exterminate populations that are dispensable for the economic dynamics of modern capitalism. And yet, the drama that is constructed as…

Mexican Police rescue 107 Central American migrants near “The Wall”

During various operations, 107 Central American migrants were rescued in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, state authorities reported.  According to a preliminary report from the National Migration Institute, there are 51 Guatemalans, 9 from El Salvador and 47 from Honduras. Of these 107 people, 72 were released by Tamaulipas authorities and the rest by federal institutions.  The first operation,…

Un bromance autoritario

Donald Trump es un amigo confiable de déspotas autoritarios , y recientemente encontró un nuevo compañero de cama. El nuevo presidente de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro , tiene una historia de comentarios escandalosos sobre todo, desde los derechos indígenas y LGBT hasta la democracia en sí misma, que hace que Trump se parezca a un estadista…

Indigenous and black people ask Duque to resume dialogues with the ELN

The members of the Ethnic Commission for Peace request the president to reconsider his position against this guerrilla and offer themselves as mediators in the search for a negotiated solution to the conflict. The indigenous peoples and black members of the Ethnic Commission for Peace expressed their concern at President Duque’s announcement to break the…