By Erin O'Connor / Cronkite Borderlands Project
Published Sept. 25, 2014
The Chiapas government had plans to create sustainable cities throughout the state. But now, most of those cities don't even exist.
The fair trade coffee industry is booming internationally, but Chiapas' indigenous coffee growers still struggle to make ends meet.
The Chiapas government had plans to move highlanders into modern life. But their efforts have thus far proved unsuccessful.
One man fights alone to save the land he grew up on from an indigenous population that claims it as their own.
In rural Chiapas, the traditional and scientific knowledge of a midwife are the utmost necessity for expectant mothers.
Activists are attempting to curb the rampant violence against the women of Chiapas in a slow and arduous uphill battle.
Mexico's government and indigenous have rarely seen eye to eye. But one man is using basketball to change that.
Central American migrants travel thousands of miles to the U.S., often without rest. Two shelters are trying to make the journey easier.
Thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America are flooding the Southwestern U.S. in hopes for a better life.
The plans for NAFTA were successful near the border, but things are different in southern Mexico.
The Zapatista ideal moves slowly in Chiapas, but their vision has become an inspiration for revolutions around the world.
A stalled proposal allowing California to exceed pollution limits by paying to protect rain forests in Chiapas now sees hope for gains.