initiated by the Commission for Peace and Reconciliation (Cocopa). .. 21 See ‘ Modificaciones del Senado a la ley Cocopa’, in Perfil, supplement de LaJornada . of the San Andrés Accords After these meetings the COCOPA wrote the final proposal and sent it to the national congress for consideration (Ley COCOPA). “La Ley sobre derechos de los indígenas que hicieron los de la COCOPA de por si nos reconoce como mujeres, porque como mujeres de por si tenemos más.

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You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. We Make the Road by Walking: References in periodicals archive? Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: What is interesting is that the entire Senate voted in favor of the Bill and it was there were the greatest opposition to modify the Mexican Constitution took place.

The PRD and those that voted against the Bill should start looking for other alternatives and lobby with the State Legislatures that have to approve the Bill and have them make changes. Desde tiempos de la llamada Cocopa historica, Jimmy –afectuosamente le Ilamabamos asi en ese grupo– habia establecido firmes lazos de amistad con el lider zapatista.

Analysis and Proposals of Public Policy Journal. No hubo, pues, ninguna reactivacion de la Cocopa por la sencilla razon de que el EZLN no tiene la menor intencion de regresar a la mesa de negociaciones.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. This site uses cookies. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. The EZLN needs to understand that the Constitutional Amendments will affect every single person in Mexico and that there are some parts of their proposals that will not be accepted, but at the same time the Legislative Lfy needs to take into consideration that the minority, which in this case are the Indian Pueblos and Communities need to be protected and recognized by the Constitution.

Xochitl Galvez who is the Director of the Office of Development of Indian Pueblos created by Lsy Vicente Fox on December 1, announced xocopa April 30, that the Bill that was approved by the Senate and the House did take into consideration some of the proposals made by President Fox, oey ” Acuerdos de San Andres Larranzair ” and ” LEY COCOPAbut it needs to describe with greater depth central aspects, like the autonomy and free determination, the use of natural resources like land and territories, among other things.

Fox’s attempt to settle Zapatista conflict draws accusations of appeasement. Could you therefore explain why you [the comandancial] have rejected the proposal of the COCOPA to meet with a committee made up of senators and congressmen from the two houses?


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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Galvez said that if the President had asked her to say that the Bill did meet the needs of the Indian Pueblos and Communities she would have resigned, but the President agreed to support her. El Ckcopa debate la propuesta de ley de la Cocopa que consagra los usos y costumbres de los pueblos indios.

The PRD left the House floor as a sign of protest after the vote took place in the House, they acted in a very childish manner. You are commenting using your Twitter account. This entry was posted on Saturday, March 1st, at Senator Manuel Bartlett of the PRI said that experts in Constitutional Law were consulted and proposed some changes in the wording in order to have a law that would include all Indigenous groups in Mexico and not just those in the state of Chiapas.

You are leu using your WordPress. Lessons from the Zapatista Caravan. Lwy A way Now than Ever Before. Notify coxopa of new comments via email. In a country there needs to be consensus, we must come up with agreements that in a very general way give us what we are asking cocipa – a win-win situation. In sum, the agreement recognized the indigenous peoples of Mexico as public participants with the capacity of organizing themselves ldy.

The Mexican Congress as a whole needs to reevaluate their attitudes and sit down and negotiate a new Bill. By early January, Fox had withdrawn troops from three of the seven points demanded by the Zapatistas, released 17 out of more than prisoners sought by the Zapatistas and submitted the Cocopa bill to Congress. Congressmen should come up with proposals and agreements, but in Mexico negotiating among members of Congress of different parties is still a taboo.

Comparativo de la reforma constitucional, la iniciativa del occopa y de lry acuerdos de San Andres. Email required Address never made public. One of the things that we need to understand is that there needs to be tolerance, recognition and respect for indigenous groups and among ourselves.

What surprised members of the media is that President Fox congratulated the Senate for approving the Bill and Xochitl Galvez who works directly for him said that the Bill did not meet the needs of the Indian Pueblos and Communities.

Rutilio Escandon, who has been pushing to bring COCOPA back to the forefront, said the decision to reactivate the commission followed reports of violent clashes between residents of the municipality of Zinacatan and their neighbors in the autonomous community of Jecho. An interview with comandante David, a Tzotzil member of the Zapatista delegation to Mexico City, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Acting like a kinder garden kids who did not get there way, only gave the EZLN an excuse to break all contacts with the Mexican Federal Government.


In a nutshell, the Cocopa proposal provides limited recognition to the traditional forms of government found in many indigenous communities, grants decision-making power over resource use on indigenous lands, transfers the administration of local development, welfare and cultural programs to indigenous peoples and provides access for independent indigenous radio and media projects.

If the Mexico has waited six cocoap for this we can vocopa a couple of months, but in return we want a quality document. Reactions by state and federal governments to the Zapatista mobilization of 21 December 27 December Mejorias en pueblos indigenas gracias al EZLN: Though some of the aspects originally agreed to were missing in this new version, the EZLN accepted the proposed document.

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Bilingual education will now be an obligation of the state. By signing the accords, the federal government committed itself to constitutionally recognize the indigenous peoples by means of the creation of a new juridical system that would guarantee the political representation of the indigenous at the local and national levels, the right for the indigenous to organize and rule themselves according to their own customs, their right to develop their own alternatives to economic development and production, and the right for them to preserve their own cultural cocoopa.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Cocopah Hoka Hokan people Yuman. The attitude of both groups is frustrating, the stubbornness of those Senators and Congressmen that approved the Bill and the childish attitude of those that did not agree with it.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In this way was it denied to the indigenous to participate autonomously and collectively in the decision-making structures of the political and juridical institutions of the Mexican State, thus limiting their ability to organize autonomously in accordance with their own uses and customs. Those that voted against the Bill said that it was “too light”, that it did not really attack the issues of inclusion, autonomy, traditions.

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