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Marcos Announces New Identity as Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano

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Marcos Announces New Identity as Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano

Isaín Mandujano,

Proceso, 25th May, 2014

10302108_10201056742780430_4269536096152920710_nTuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas – This morning at a press conference Subcomandante Marcos announced that as of today he no longer exists as such among the ranks of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN),  in order to make way for his new character and identity, Insurgent Subcomandante Galeano. Earlier, he had jokingly remarked: “[Subcomandante Marcos] was a motley disguise.”

Subcomandante Marcos told the alternative free press gathered at his press conference: “We think it necessary that one of us die so Galeano might live. In order that this impertinence called death might be satisfied, in Galeano’s place we put another name so Galeano might live and death take not a life, but only a name, some letters emptied of all meaning, without its own history, without life. So we have decided that as…

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