NACLA/Americas Program: The Emergency Isn’t Over

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“As long as one single neighbor is still displaced from their home, the crisis that started with the earthquake continues,” says Gabriel Macías of the Tlalpan United group of neighbors whose apartment complex collapsed in the Sept. 19 earthquake. Around him crowd dozens of journalists, neighbors, and members of the “Topos,” the moles, Mexico City’s volunteer rescue crews.”

I wrote for The Americas Program and NACLA about the one-year anniversary of the Mexico City earthquake. Victims organizations are calling out the government’s ineffectual response and demanding the right to housing.

Read the full story on NACLA.

Residents of the Tlalpan apartment complex call for a speedy reconstruction.