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Originally published in Spanish on Viento de Libertad by the Comité Cerezo México.

January 16th 2018

To the citizens of Mexicali, Baja California and México,
To the regional, national and international media,
To the three powers of the government of Baja California and the municipality of Mexicali
Fellow comrades,

Today’s events are a sign of how far our government is willing to go when the interests of our supposed representatives are put at risk. Because it is not our interests which are in danger when the construction of an aqueduct is detained which would bring 7, 20 or even up to 30 million cubic meters of water for the production of a foreign and multinational factory. When it comes to our interests, to be precise, the interests of the Mexicali families which want peace, health, education, housing, land and freedom, our interests are doubly trampled upon, when besides constructing business projects which serve to rob us our suppose representatives do so with public money (over time the lands which we won in 1937 will be taken away.

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