At a June 7 mass, the bishop said CONAI
could no longer function because the government had "abandoned the path of dialogue SourceMex, June 17, 1998 .
An accord between CONAI
and the Council of Italian Municipalities (ANCI) was renewed late last year, setting the tariffs for raw recyclables.
(Comision Nacional de Intermediacion, or the National Commission of Intermediation) dissolved itself on June 7, 1998, following the resignation of its president, Bishop Samuel Ruiz Garcia.
was made up of priests and prominent citizens, with Bishop Ruiz as chairman, but it did not include any representatives of non-Catholic churches.
Father Gonzalo Ituarte, another CONAI
member, heard reports of the massacre while it was happening.
Ruiz: The CONAI
did not have any project of its own because it mediated between the parties.
Dissolving the CONAI
has allowed Ruiz to speak his mind more freely -- he left almost immediately on a 600-mile pastoral visit to the Lacandon jungle conflict zone where he was embraced by Mayan communities.
In late March, government officials canceled meetings with representatives from the National Intermediation Commission, CONAI
, which is headed by Bishop Ruiz and includes prominent intellectuals, literary figures and other church members.
, created by former San Cristobal de las Casas Roman Catholic Bishop Samuel Ruiz, served for many years as an intermediary between government representatives and the EZLN.
YA DESAPARECIO LA CONAI
Y SI AHORA SE INSISTE EN QUE LA COCOPA TAMBIEN SE EXTINGA, ?
Later this summer, the Mexican government barred a European Parliament contribution to a mediating body, known as CONAI
, that has been brokering peace talks between the Zapatista rebels and Zedillo's administration.
The provision is inclusive of transport at the Central Caorso (PC) with a yield of pallets disposable material or other type enabling its handling by forklifts, packaging coated with protective film and any environmental contributions CONAI