EZLN March Route Communiqué

These are the dates and points of the zapatista delegation’s travels during their trip for the constitutional recognition of indigenous rights and
culture:

Communiqu̩ from the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee РGeneral Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Mexico.

January 24, 2001.

To the People of Mexico:
To the Peoples and Governments of the World:

Brothers and sisters:

The CCRI-CG of the EZLN is releasing the details of the route it will be following to Mexico City during the months of February and March, 2001. As you will see, the route will take in the territory of 2 more states of the federation: Guanajuato and Guerrero. This is at the express request of organizations and groups from those states. For the same reason, the
arrival dates in the Federal District have been changed.

These are the dates and points of the zapatista delegation’s travels during their trip for the constitutional recognition of indigenous rights and
culture:

Saturday, February 24, 2001. – Gathering of zapatista delegates in the city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas.

Sunday, February 25, 2001. – The zapatista delegation leaves San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, heading towards the city of Juchitán, Oaxaca. It will pass through Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Tapanatepec and La Ventosa. Central event in Juchitán, Oaxaca. The delegates will spend the night in this city.

Monday, February 26, 2001. – The zapatista leave Juchitán, Oaxaca, heading towards the state capital. They will pass through Tehuantepec and Villa de Mitla (crossroads). Central event in Oaxaca, Oaxaca. They will spend the night in this city.

Tuesday, February 27, 2001. – The zapatista delegation leaves Oaxaca, Oaxaca, heading towards the city of Puebla, Puebla. They will pass through
Tehuacán (Puebla) and Orizaba (Veracruz). Central event in Puebla, Puebla. They will spend the night in some, as yet unconfirmed, community, close to this city.

Wednesday, February 28, 2001. – The zapatista delegation leaves Puebla, Puebla, heading towards the municipality of Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo. They will pass through Tlaxcala (Tlaxcala), Emiliano Zapata (Hidalgo), Ciudad Sahagùn (Hidalgo), Pachuca (Hidalgo), Actopan (Hidalgo), Francisco I. Madero (Hidalgo), Tepatepec (Hidalgo). Central event in Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo. The delegates will spend the night in the community of Tephé, municipality of Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo.

Thursday, March 1, 2001. – The delegates leave Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo, heading towards the Purepecha community of Nurio, Michoacán. They will
pass through Querétaro (Querétaro), Acámbaro (Guanajuato), Zinapécuaro (Michoacán), Morelia (Michoacán), Patzcuaro (Michoacán) and Uruapan
(Michoacán). Central event in Nurio (Michoacán). The delegates will spend the night in this community.

Friday, March 2, 2001. – The EZLN delegation will participate in the work of the 3rd National Indigenous Congress in Nurio, Michoacán.

Saturday, March 3, 2001. – The EZLN delegation will participate in the work of the 3rd National Indigenous Congress in Nurio, Michoacán.

Sunday, March 4, 2001. – The EZLN delegation will participate in the work of the 3rd National Indigenous Congress in Nurio, Michoacán.

Monday, March 5, 2001. – The delegates leave Nurio, Michoacán, heading towards the city of Toluca, in the State of Mexico. They will pass through Morelia (Michoacán) and Zitácuaro (Michoacán). They will spend the night in an as yet unconfirmed community in the Toluca Valley.

Tuesday, March 6, 2001. – The zapatista delegation will leave Toluca, heading towards Tepoztlán, Morelos. They will pass through Cuernavaca
(Morelos). The delegation will spend the night in Tepoztlán, Morelos.

Wednesday, March 7, 2001. – The EZLN delegation leaves Cuautla, Morelos, heading towards the city of Iguala, Guerrero. Central event in Iguala, Guerrero. The delegates will return to spend the night in Cuautla, Morelos.

Thursday, March 8, 2001. – The EZLN delegation leaves Cuautla, Morelos, following the route of Emiliano Zapata, heading towards Milpa Alta, in the
Federal District. Central event in Milpa Alta, DF. The delegation will spend the night in Milpa Alta, DF.

Friday, March 9, 2001. – The zapatista delegates will remain in Milpa Alta, DF.

Saturday, March 10, 2001. – The zapatista delegation will travel to Xochimilco, DF.

Sunday, March 11, 2001. – The EZLN delegation will make their entrance into Mexico City. Details of the route will be made available later. Central event in the Zócalo of Mexico City.

THE ZAPATISTA DELEGATION’S SCHEDULE IN MEXICO CITY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE LATER.

Democracy!

Liberty!

Justice!

From the mountains of the Mexican Southeast.
By the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee – General Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation.

Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos.
Mexico, January of 2001.

Author: Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos

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