The View From La Realidad

Krauze, Enrique
August 2001
New Republic;8/13/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 7, p27
Surveys the history of the Zapatista movement in Mexico, focusing on the role of mestizo Chiapas Indian leader Subcomandante Marcos (Rafael Sebastian Guillen Vicente), and drawing parallels with the resistance movement in Peru. Social influence of Peruvian intellectual Jose Carlos Mariategui; Eccentric elements in Guillen's development; Claim of support for Democracy in communiques by Guillen and the Zapatistas; Their continuing role in helping accelerate political and democratic reforms under the administration of Vicente Fox.


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