Zapatista Army of National Liberation
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation, is a revolutionary leftist political and militant group based in Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico.Since 1994, the group has been in a declared war "...
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Emiliano Zapata
Emiliano Zapata Salazar ([emiˈljano saˈpata]; 8 August 1879–10 April 1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the fo...
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Acteal massacre
The Acteal massacre was a massacre of 45 people attending a prayer meeting of Roman Catholic indigenous townspeople, including a number of children and pregnant women, who were members of the pacifist...
Rubén Jaramillo
Rubén Jaramillo Méndez (1900 – May 23, 1962) was a Mexican military and political leader of campesino origin who participated in the Mexican Revolution. After the Revolution, he continued to fight for...
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José María Jesús Carbajal
José María Jesús Carbajal (1809–1874) (also spelled Carvajal, Caravajal, Carabajal and Carbahal) was a Mexican freedom fighter, who opposed the Centralist government installed by Antonio López de Sant...
Juan Bautista Vargas Arreola
Juan Bautista Vargas Arreola (June 24, 1890 – December 13, 1947) was a celebrated Mexican Brigadier General who fought alongside Francisco Villa in the Mexican Revolution. He was a member of Villa's...
Heraclio Bernal
Heraclio Bernal (1855-1888) was a bandit from the Sinaloa region of Mexico. He is widely known as the "Thunderbolt of Sinaloa."
Bernal led a group of pistoleros, who operated along the mining zone...
Dolores Jiménez y Muro
Dolores Jiménez y Muro (June 7, 1850 – October 15, 1925) was a Mexican schoolteacher and revolutionary. A native of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico, she rose to prominence during the Mexican R...
Cajemé
Cajemé / Kahe'eme (Yoeme or Yaqui Language for "the one who does not stop to drink water"'), born José María Bonifacio Leiva Peres (also spelled Leyva, and Leyba) was a prominent Yaqui military leader...
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The Uncomfortable Dead
The Uncomfortable Dead (or Inconvenient Dead) (orig. Spanish Muertos incómodos) is a Mexican novel written in conjunction by guerrilla spokesman Subcomandante Marcos of the Zapatista Army of National ...
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Republic of the Rio Grande
The Republic of the Rio Grande (Spanish: República del Río Grande) was an independent nation that insurgents against the Central Mexican Government sought to establish in northern Mexico. The rebe...
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José María Morelos
José María Teclo Morelos y Pavón  xoˈse maˈɾi.a ˈteklo moˈɾelos i paˈβon (September 30, 1765, City of Valladolid, now Morelia, Michoacán – December 22, 1815, San Cristóbal Ecatepec, S...
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Víctor Rosales
Víctor Rosales; (1776 – 20 May 1817), was a Mexican military officer born in Zacatecas, in the central Viceroyalty of New Spain. Rosales was a field marshal in the Mexican War of Independence.In th...
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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish), officially entitled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexic...
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo - Wikipedia
Enrique Gorostieta
Enrique Gorostieta Velarde (Monterrey, 1889 – Atotonilco el Alto, 2 June 1929) was a Mexican soldier best known for his leadership as a general during the Cristero War.
Born in Monterrey into a pr...
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Rodolfo Fierro
Rodolfo Fierro (1880 – 14 October 1915) was a railway worker, railway superintendent, federal soldier and a major general in the army of Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution in the Division del ...
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San Andrés Accords
The San Andrés Accords are agreements reached between the Zapatista Army of National Liberation and the Mexican government, at that time headed by President Ernesto Zedillo. The accords were signed on...
Subcomandante Marcos
Subcomandante Marcos or Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, was the nom de guerre used by the main ideologist and spokesman of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), a Mexican rebel movement f...
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Pancho Villa Expedition
The Pancho Villa Expedition—now known officially in the United States as the Mexican Expedition but originally referred to as the Punitive Expedition—was a military operation conducted by the United S...
Pancho Villa Expedition - Wikipedia
Mexican-American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
Mexican-American War - Wikipedia
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Don Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo-Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor (8 May 1753  – 30 July 1811), more commonly known as Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or simply Miguel Hidalgo, was...
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Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee
The Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee - General Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Spanish: Comité Clandestino Revolucionario Indígena - Comandancia General del Ejé...
Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee - Wikipedia
Zapatista coffee cooperatives
Zapatista Coffee Cooperatives primarily operate in Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico following Zapatismo ideology.
Behind petroleum, coffee is the second most traded raw material in the wo...
Zapatista coffee cooperatives - Wikipedia
Marcos Escobedo
Marcos Marcelo Escobedo (1784–1833) was a military commander in the Mexican War of Independence. He later became Mayor of Colotlán, Jalisco.
Marcos Escobedo was born in 1784, son of José Joaquín E...
Gildardo Magaña
Gildardo Magaña Cerda (March 7, 1891 - December 13, 1939) was a Mexican general, politician and revolutionary.Born on March 7, 1891 in Zamora, Michoacán, to a Liberal trading family and was sent to st...
Indio Mariano
Indio Mariano was an Indigenous rebel against Spain in 1801 in Tepic, Nueva Galicia, now in the Mexican state of Nayarit.
With the arrival of the Bourbons on the throne of Spain in 1701 came a per...
¡Ya basta!
¡Ya basta! is a phrase in Spanish roughly approximate to "Enough is enough!" or "Enough already!" in English. It has been adopted by several Latin American insurgent groups as an expression of affron...