Residents of 25 Ayuujk communities in Oaxaca and Veracruz demand payment of the Right of Way for the Transisthmian Train

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The dissidents announced that they will block the highway and the Transisthmian Train if the CFE continues without paying for the fact of crossing their territories, a debt that in some cases is 20 years old.

Juchitan. – Residents of 25 Ayuujk communities of the Lower Mixe, which belong to the municipalities of Oaxaca and Veracruz, announced that they will block the highway and the Transisthmian Train if the Federal Electricity Commission ( CFE ) maintains its refusal to pay the Right of Way (DDV) that crosses their territories, which in some cases is a 20-year debt.

Through a video broadcast last night, the protesters addressed the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to inform him that they will go to the National Palace to expose the unfulfilled commitments of the CFE, which in its line expansion program affected communal lands and does not want to pay the DDV.

The inhabitants are from the ejidos that belong to the Oaxacan municipalities of Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Barrio de la Soledad, Matías Romero and San Juan Guichicovi, as well as from the towns of San Martín and Nuevo Morelos, Veracruz. Annoyed, they announced that in the next few days they will close the passage on the Transístmica and the Interoceanic Train.


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Both roads, the Transístmica highway and the railway network that covers the route from Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, to Medias Aguas, Veracruz, are being modernized within the works carried out by the Tehuantepec Isthmus Interoceanic Corridor (CIIT, but which are now under the administration of the Secretary of the Navy.

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