The indigenous languages ​​that are on the way of the Mayan Train

Peninsular Maya is one of the predominant languages, but it is not the only one that can be found on a trip on the new train. Unfortunately, most are at high risk of disappearing. Mexico’s linguistic diversity is one of the richest in the world. The Mayan Train will connect the indigenous peoples of the entire Mexican southeast and its route […]

“Mexico is failing to effectively enforce its environmental laws to assess the environmental impacts”, activists say

On Thursday, July 21st, several environmental groups submitted a claim saying “Mexico is failing to effectively enforce its environmental laws to assess the environmental impacts” related to Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s multibillion-dollar Mayan Train project. Lopez Obrador’s flagship project, aimed at attracting tourists to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, has been beset by legal challenges. […]

Position of the Mexican Center for Environmental Law regarding the Mayan Train Project

At the Mexican Center for Environmental Law, AC we promote as a fundamental objective the promotion and defense of the Right to a Healthy Environment in Mexico, through the strengthening, consolidation, harmonization, application and effective compliance of the current legal-environmental system. CONTEXT In Mexico, there is a generalized situation of violence, impunity, and corruption that […]