The Battle of Oaxaca

Esteva, Gustavo
http://upsidedownworld.org/main/mexico-archives-79/5652-the-battle-of-oaxaca

Publisher:  Upside Down World
Date Written:  24/06/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19561

This is not just another of the many Oaxacan wars. It is part of a much more profound and extensive war that is by no means contained within the national territory itself. But the battle being waged in Oaxaca has a special meaning in that war, in the larger war.
It is a battle long overdue. In Oaxaca people knew that many aspects of the ongoing confrontation were being postponed due to the elections. It was evident that after the elections, the attacks, provocations, and the final assault would intensify. Everywhere, preparations began.

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