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The Other Journalism With The Other Campaign

Mexico’s Corrupt Electoral System

More coverage in the Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian and Dutch Mexico’s Corrupt Electoral System pages

The Zapatistas and the Other Campaign: Pedestrians of History III

Part Three: The Longest Day and the Longest Year

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
Translated by Narco News

en español... L@s zapatistas y la Otra: los peatones de la historia. III.
en français... Les zapatistes et La Otra: les piétons de l’histoire. III.
in italiano... Le/Gli zapatisti e L’Altra: i pedoni della storia III

October 3, 2006

Clarifying in Order to Move Forward

One Hundred Days Into the Oaxaca Commune, a Successful Assault on Power is Possible

By Alberto Hijar
Por Esto!

en español... Deslindar para avanzar
en français... Éclaircir pour avancer

September 9, 2006


“Those that underestimate the popular opposition don’t know what they are talking about”

By Luis Hernández Navarro
La Jornada

en español... Bloqueos
en français... Blocage
in italiano... Bloqueos

September 7, 2006

The Battle of Oaxaca in the Context of Mexico's Post-Electoral Crisis

“I Never Wanted to be a War Correspondent When I Grew Up”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La batalla de Oaxaca en el contexto del crisis pos electoral de México

August 26, 2006

On the Eve of the Crisis in Mexican Democracy, Your Journalists Need Mobility and Equipment to Report What Comes Next

Your Access to the Authentic News, and Their Safety Bringing It to You, Is at Stake

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

August 24, 2006

Fraud and Loathing on the Campaign Trail in Chiapas

Mexico’s Electoral Institutions Suffer Another Self-Inflicted Wound as Sunday’s Gubernatorial Vote, Marred by Fraud on Both Sides, Is Too Close to Call

By Al Giordano
Reporting from Chiapas with the Other Journalism with the Other Campaign

en español... Fraude y asco en las campañas de Chiapas
en français... Fraude et écœurement dans la campagne electorale de Chiapas

August 21, 2006

Mexico’s Partial Vote Recount Confirms Massive and Systematic Election Fraud

With Less than 9 Percent of Precincts Recounted, More than 126,000 Votes Are Found to Have Been Disappeared or Illegally Fabricated

By Al Giordano
Part V of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El recuento parcial de votos en México confirma la existencia de un masivo y sistemático fraude electoral
in italiano... Il riconteggio parziale dei voti in Messico conferma l’esistenza di una massiccia e sistematica frode elettorale

August 14, 2006

Designer Uprising

Scenes from Mexico City’s Post-electoral Mobilizations

By John Gibler

August 8, 2006

Last Word on Ballot Results Rests with Mexico’s People

Citizen Recount Results Will Determine Election Credibility

By John M. Ackerman and Irma E. Sandoval
The Houston Chronicle

August 8, 2006

Mexico's Electoral Tribunal Orders Partial Recount to Begin on Wednesday

López Obrador Calls Supporters to Mexico City Zocalo at 7 p.m. to Offer His Response

By Al Giordano
Part IV in a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

in italiano... Il Tribunale Elettorale Messicano ordina il parziale riconteggio a iniziare da mercoledì

August 5, 2006

Doing Math in Mexico

While Mexicans Take to the Streets Over the Presidential Vote, Democracy's Fairweather Friends Are Standing Silent

By James K. Galbraith
The Guardian, London

July 21, 2006

The Results of Deception

It Is Critical for the Mexican People to Act as a Political Protagonist

By Gilberto López y Rivas
La Jornada

en español... Los resultados de la defraudación

July 17, 2006

Proclamation Against Fraud

In Support of the People’s Right to Choose Our Government, the Form in Which it Is Chosen, and Our Right to Organize

By Zapateando Alternative Communication Team
Adherents to the Other Campaign in Veracruz

en español... Pronunciamiento ante el fraude
in italiano... Pronunciamento contro la frode

July 13, 2006

Death by Video: Mexico’s Election Fraud Is Coming Undone

Video and Audio Evidence, an Outraged Citizenry, and Panic from the White House Are Converging to Make López Obrador the Next Mexican President

By Al Giordano
Part III of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La muerte de una “victoria”, por video: el fraude electoral de México se está deshaciendo

July 11, 2006

A Full Recount Would Show that López Obrador Won Mexico’s Presidency by More than One Million Votes

The Tip of the Iceberg of the Crimes Committed by Mexican Electoral Authorities Is the Fraudulent Vote Count of 2006

By Al Giordano
Part II of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Un recuento completo mostraría que López Obrador ganó la presidencia con más de un millón de votos

July 8, 2006

In Mexico, 2.5 Million Missing Votes Reappear: López Obrador Reduces Calderón’s Official Margin to 0.6 percent

IFE’s Claim that 98.5 Percent of Votes Had Been Counted Was False: Authorities Now Oppose Recount

By Al Giordano
Part I of a Special Series for The Narco News Bulletin

en español... En México aparecieron 2.5 millones de votos perdidos: López Obrador reduce el margen de Calderón a 0,6 por ciento

July 5, 2006

Marcos Speaks: Fox and the IFE Modified the PREP Results to Prepare an Electoral Fraud

“We’re not in the electoral vibe but for ethical and moral reasons, as Zapatistas, if we see something is wrong, well, we have to say it”

By Subcomandante Marcos
Translated from Radio Insurgente by Narco News

en español... Fox y el IFE modificaron los datos del PREP (Programa de Resultados Electorales Preliminares) para preparar un fraude electoral: Marcos
auf Deutsch... Marcos spricht: Fox und die IFE haben die PREP Ergebnisse modifiziert um einen Wahlbetrug vorzubereiten
en français... Fox et l’IFE ont modifié les chiffres du PREP pour préparer une fraude électorale, a affirmé Marcos
in italiano... Fox e l’IFE hanno modificato i dati del PREP (Programma dei Risultati Elettorali Preliminari) per preparare una frode elettorale: Marcos

July 4, 2006

Mexican Election Authorities, With No Result to Declare, Bring on a Crisis

From Atenco to Oaxaca, State Repression Is Punished Severely at the Ballot Box

By Al Giordano
Via The Narcosphere

en español... Sin resultados para anunciar, las autoridades electorales provocan crisis
auf Deutsch... Krise statt Wahlergebnis in Mexiko
in italiano... Le autorità elettorali provocano una crisi non annunciando i risultati

July 3, 2006

On Mexico’s Election Day, Protests Against the “Electoral Farce” at the Los Angeles Consulate

For Immigrants, Hope for Change Lies in Organization from Below, Not in Election Results

By Margarita Salazar
The Other Journalism with the Other Campaign on the Other Side

en español... El día de las elecciones en México, protestan contra la “farsa electoral” frente al consulado en Los Ángeles

July 3, 2006

Click here for more Narco News coverage of Mexico

The Other Journalism

Reporting on the Tour by Subcomandante Marcos Throughout the Mexican Republic


Planning Meetings in the Lacandon Jungle (2005)

2006: On the Road

Quintana Roo
Nayarit and Colima

Ground Zero:

State of Mexico and Mexico City
Zapatistas Call Red Alert in Response to the Atenco Atrocity

Mexico’s Corrupt Electoral System

The Tour Continues…

Baja California Sur
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San Luis Potosí
Nuevo León


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