Appendix A
CHRONOLOGY OF PEASANT
MOVEMENTS IN CHIAPAS
1965
Presidential resolution recognizing land claims of comuneros
in Venustiano Carranza
1971
Resurgence ofland invasions in Simojovel
1972
Presidential resolution creating the comunidad lacandona
published in March
1974
Indigenous Congress held in October in San Cristobal de Las
Casas
1975
Left-wing faction ofIndependent Peasant Confederation
(GCI) renamed Independent Confederation of Agricultural
Workers and Peasants (c
I OAG )
Assassination of Bartolome Martinez Villatoro in Venustiano
Carranza in August
1976
Federal troops attack Casa del Pueblo and arrest leadership in
Venustiano Carranza in May
Formation of Union de Ejidos Quiptic Ta Lecubtesel in
Ocosingo in December
1977
Participation of
CIOAC
advisers in land struggles in Simojovel
Federal troops used to evict land claimants from coffee
plantations
1978
Participation of Maoist advisers in struggle against the
comunidad lacandona
Release of imprisoned leaders in Venustiano Carranza
Division within Casa del Pueblo in February
1979
Formation of National Coordinating Committee "Plan de
Ayala"
(CNPA)
in MilpaAlta
1980
Formation of Provisional Coordinator of Chiapas in July
Formation of Union of Ejidal Unions and United Peasant
Groups ofChiapas (uu)
in
September
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