It is true that the famous Zapatista statement "Ya Basta" was delivered under the influence of the liberation theology, Maoism, the movement of indigenous movement, Guevarism
Latin America is not yet cured of these unintended consequences of Guevarism
Henck makes a reasonable job of tracing the varied influences of Maoism, Guevarism
and radical Catholicism, but he is weaker on indigenous political cultures: while social surveys and statistical information are offered, we never quite understand what makes these people choose to rebel.
The EZLN arose in the Chiapas mountains out of the fusion of the Guevarism
(which itself is not without its millenarian dimension) of a handful of urban militants with the `archaic' revolt of native Maya communities and the Christian messianism of the communities ecclesiastical base (founded in the 1970s by the Bishop of Chiapas, Mgr Samuel Ruiz), all under the supreme banner of the millenarian legend of Emiliano Zapata.
The first thread, the first tradition is Guevarism
- Marxism in its Latin American revolutionary from.