The lawsuit is from the Colectivo Tres Barrios, who in 2020 denounced being victims of harassment by the federal government to cede their land.
MÉRIDA Yucatan (Times Media Mexico) – A new injunction was added to the 15 filed in the Yucatán Peninsula against the Mayan Train megaproject. This is the second one filed by 80 people from Campeche who fear eviction from their homes. On Wednesday, the First District Court in Campeche granted them the provisional suspension.
Therefore, the National Tourism Development Fund (Fonatur) and the authorities in charge of the project’s construction and execution were ordered to stop all activities of the first stage of the so-called “Consensual Relocation Process.”
The demand is part of the struggle of the Colectivo Tres Barrios, who since last year denounced being victims of harassment by the federal government to cede their land.
The neighbors living in the neighborhoods of Santa Lucia, La Ermita, and Camino Real assured that the “Consensual Relocation Process,” carried out by UN-Habitat, under contract to Fonatur, is a forced eviction process since the only option they are given is to leave their homes.
It is important to note that this represents a violation of the right to housing prohibited by international law. And it consists of forcing people to leave their homes without a cause, court order, or a trial that allows them to defend themselves.
In April 2020, the Colectivo Tres Barrios filed the first Amparo lawsuit with the support of legal counsel Kalycho Escoffie. And while the trial is pending, the judge also granted them the definitive suspension of the works.
Another of the actions they took to stop the eviction was to deliver a letter on December 19 to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador during his visit to Campeche stating their case. However, they received no response.
On March 9, the Court will decide whether to maintain the definitive suspension until the trial of this second lawsuit is concluded.
more recommended stories
Woman climber dies while off-limits at Popocatepetl volcano
A woman mountain climber in Mexico.
Seven bodies found in Chikindzonot could be the persons reported missing near Chetumal
Seven bodies were found in a.
2 systems threaten the Yucatan Peninsula: 1 in the Gulf, 1 in the Atlantic
The National Hurricane Center has its.
Yucatecan Educational community stands out at the national level with socially responsible projects
Students and teachers from Yucatan stand.
Yucatan within the seven fastest-growing state economies in Mexico
The INEGI indicated that the manufacturing.
The growth of the manufacturing industry continues in Yucatan
Result of the joint work between.
Banxico accelerates the pace of its interest rate
Mexico’s central bank accelerated the pace.
Peninsular Electric Expo is inaugurated by Governor Vila Dosal at Merida’s Siglo XXI
During the first edition of the.
President Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court abortion ruling
WASHINGTON DC — In sharp and.
Grupo Xcaret’s Xibalbá Park in Valladolid is still in stand by due to environmental reasons
The controversy surrounding the construction of.