Program participants and Amextra staff stand in solidarity with the Zapatista representative who visited the Pej Pem center.
Jesus stands by a sign marking the entrance to a village between Palenque and Ocosingo governed by Zapatistas.
This panoramic view of a valley in Chiapas reveals the extent of deforestation. Note that the tall trees of the forest canopy only cover hilltops; trees on the hillsides and valley floor have been cut down for firewood or lumber and the land used for producing crops or grazing livestock. [To view a larger image, hover the mouse over the right edge of the photo.]