initiated by the Commission for Peace and Reconciliation (Cocopa). .. 21 See ‘ Modificaciones del Senado a la ley Cocopa’, in Perfil, supplement de LaJornada . of the San Andrés Accords After these meetings the COCOPA wrote the final proposal and sent it to the national congress for consideration (Ley COCOPA). “La Ley sobre derechos de los indígenas que hicieron los de la COCOPA de por si nos reconoce como mujeres, porque como mujeres de por si tenemos más.

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By signing the accords, the federal government committed itself to constitutionally recognize the indigenous peoples by means of the creation of a new juridical system that would guarantee the political representation of the indigenous at the local and national levels, the right for the indigenous to organize and rule themselves according to their own customs, their right to develop their own alternatives to economic development and production, and the right for them to preserve their own cultural identity.

Galvez said that if the Cocops had asked her to say that the Bill did meet the needs of the Indian Pueblos and Communities she would have resigned, but the President agreed to support her. El Congreso debate la propuesta de ley de la Cocopa que consagra los usos y costumbres de los ely indios. Lessons from the Zapatista Caravan.

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No hubo, pues, ninguna reactivacion de la Cocopa por la sencilla razon de que el EZLN no tiene la menor intencion clcopa regresar a la mesa de negociaciones. Cocopah Hoka Hokan people Yuman. Comparativo de la reforma constitucional, la iniciativa del ejecutivo y de los acuerdos de San Andres. References in periodicals archive? Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: What surprised members of the media is that President Fox congratulated the Senate for approving the Bill and Xochitl Galvez who works directly for him said that the Bill did not meet the needs of the Indian Pueblos and Communities.

Switch to new thesaurus. We Make the Road by Walking: The PRD left the House floor as a sign of protest after the vote took place in the House, they acted in a very childish manner.

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In this way was it denied to the indigenous to participate autonomously codopa collectively in the decision-making structures of the political and juridical institutions of the Mexican State, thus limiting their ability to organize autonomously in accordance with their own uses and customs. One of the things that we need to understand is that there needs to be tolerance, recognition and respect for indigenous groups and among ourselves. Those that voted against the Bill said that it was “too light”, that it did not really attack the issues of inclusion, autonomy, traditions.


Bartlett says that one of the major changes is that each state Local Congress, Governor and Indigenous Groups will decide what are the traditions and cultures of each Indigenous group. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. By early January, Fox had withdrawn troops from three of the seven points demanded by the Zapatistas, released 17 out of more than prisoners sought by the Zapatistas and submitted the Cocopa bill to Congress. Analysis and Proposals of Public Policy Journal.

Bilingual education will now be an obligation of the state. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here You are commenting using your Twitter account. Farther A way Now than Ever Before. The PRD and those that voted against the Bill should start looking for other alternatives and lobby with the State Legislatures that have to approve the Bill and have them make changes. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.

Notify me of new comments via email. Congressmen should come up with proposals and agreements, but in Mexico negotiating among members of Congress of different parties is still a taboo. The job of leu Executive Branch, Xochitl Galvez and Luis Alvarez, Commissioner for Peace in Chiapas, both representatives of President Vicente Fox need to lobby and serve as mediators between all of the groups that are a part of this historic change.

Desde tiempos de la llamada Cocopa historica, Jimmy –afectuosamente le Ilamabamos asi en cicopa grupo– habia establecido firmes lazos de amistad con el lider zapatista. Mejorias en pueblos indigenas gracias al EZLN: Yuman – a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico.

Fox’s attempt to settle Zapatista conflict draws accusations of appeasement. Reactions by state and federal governments to the Zapatista mobilization of 21 December 27 December Senator Manuel Bartlett of the PRI said that experts in Constitutional Law were consulted and proposed some changes in the wording in order to have a law that would include all Indigenous groups in Mexico and not just cocpa in the state of Chiapas.

Though some of the aspects originally agreed to were missing in this new version, the EZLN accepted the proposed key.

In a country there needs to be consensus, we must come up with le that in a very general way give us what we are asking for – a win-win situation. You are commenting using your Facebook account.



The Mexican Congress as a whole needs to reevaluate their attitudes and sit down and negotiate a new Bill. An interview with comandante David, a Tzotzil member of the Zapatista delegation to Mexico City, By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. If the Mexico has waited six years for this we can wait a couple of cofopa, but in return we want a quality document. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Could you therefore explain why you [the comandancial] have rejected the proposal of the COCOPA to meet with a committee made up of senators and congressmen from the two houses? Xochitl Galvez who is the Director of the Office of Development of Indian Pueblos created by President Vicente Fox on December 1, announced on April 30, that the Bill cicopa was approved by the Senate and the House did take into consideration some of pey proposals made by Ccoopa Fox, the ” Acuerdos de San Andres Larranzair ” and ” LEY COCOPAbut it needs to describe with greater depth central aspects, like the autonomy and free determination, the use of natural resources like land and territories, among other things.

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Cocopa – definition of Cocopa by The Free Dictionary https: Rutilio Escandon, who has been pushing to bring COCOPA back to the forefront, said the decision to reactivate the commission followed reports of violent clashes between residents of the municipality of Zinacatan and their neighbors in the autonomous community of Jecho.

In a nutshell, the Cocopa proposal provides limited recognition to the traditional forms of government found in many indigenous communities, grants decision-making power over resource use on indigenous lands, transfers the administration of local development, welfare and cultural programs to indigenous peoples and provides access for independent indigenous radio and media projects. What is interesting is that the entire Senate voted in favor of the Bill and it was there were the greatest opposition to modify the Mexican Constitution took place.

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