Chiapas: Investment for completion of Rural Sustainable Cities

Photo @Especial

On 3 February, there was published on the website of Sexenio that in the remainder of the six-year term of Juan Sabines Guerrero, present governor of Chiapas, the construction of infrastructure for four Rural Sustainable Cities (CRS) in the state will be finished.  Specifically, this has to do with the completion of the urban-rural work that will be the Rural Sustainable City in Huixán, the Rural Sustainable City in Jaltenango, the Rural Sustainable City Nuevo Mileno, and the Sustainable Rural Villa of Jitotol, claims Jorgeo Moscoso Loranca, director of the Institute for Population and Rural Cities.  The investment will amount to more than 56 million pesos.

For more information (in English):

56 mdp para programa Ciudad Rural Sustentable (Sexenio, 3 February)

Video: Mayan descendants struggling to cope in modern world (BCC World, 15 February)

For more information from SIPAZ (in English):

Chiapas: Campesinos from Nuevo Juan de Grijalva are released (25 June 2011)

Chiapas: Nuevo Juan de Grijalva denounces repression and harassment (8 June 2011)

Chiapas: opening of new Sustainable Rural City in Los Altos, 14 April 2011

Chiapas: Las Abejas’ communiqué denounces construction of rural cities in the Chiapas Highlands (22 May 2010)

Chiapas: Creyentes de San Pedro Chenalhó expresan preocupación por posible construcción de Ciudad rural en su municipio (13 de agosto de 2010)

Chiapas: comunicado de las Abejas denuncia construcción de Ciudades rurales en los Altos de Chiapas (22 de mayo de 2010)

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