TITLE

GUERRILLAS IN THE MIST

AUTHOR(S)
Oppenheimer, Andres
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;6/17/96, Vol. 214 Issue 25, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Claims that the January 1, 1994 Chiapas Indian rebellion was a long-planned offensive by a white-dominated Marxist guerilla group of the National Liberation Forces (NLF) that found considerable support among Mayan communities in Chiapas, Mexico. Hype created by the rebellion among activists, celebrities and the media; Public image created by the media for rebel leader Rafael Sebastian Guillen also known as Subcommander Marcos; Origin of the rural wing of the NLF; Description of the dismal conditions of the Chiapas Indians and government corruption in the state; Ideology of the NLF.
ACCESSION #
9606057505

 

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