Tuxtla Gutierrez.- “The 421 Squad”, made up of seven delegates from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), arrived aboard the vessel “La Montaña” in Galicia, Spain, reported Subcomandante “Galeano”.
In a statement, the Zapatista chief said that around 6:59 a.m. – Mexico time – this Sunday, land from the Iberian Peninsula was sighted.
“It would be 09:14:45 when the ship anchored in the bay of Baiona or Bayona, Galicia; for reasons of paperwork and so on, ‘La Montaña’ and ‘El Escuadrón 421’ will remain there until Tuesday 22, at 17: 00 hours, date and time of Vigo, in which the disembarkation will be made ”.
“Galeano” added that the Spanish Civil Guard He boarded the ship, took the details of the crew and passengers, checked the passports and did the routine review.
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Shortly afterwards, sailboats “with the compas of insubordinate Europe” approached to welcome, or to check if the rumors “that run through the neighborhoods, fields and mountains of the world, were true: the Zapatistas have invaded Europe.”
The EZLN spokesperson also said that on the ground, or at the foot of a lighthouse, another group shouted “Zapata lives” and welcomed them, some with banners and drawings.
On another poster, according to “Galeano”, it reads: “Get me out of here!” The wiser people use banners as umbrellas, he pointed out.
The communiqué “We arrived”, released this Sunday, states that “the European sky cries moved. His tears are confused with those that wet the cheeks – tanned to the sun, sea, anguish and adrenaline – of the intrepid 421 Squad.
“In their steps, their glances and heartbeats, the Mayan peoples” – so the legend will say – crossed the Atlantic in 50 days with their nights, in their long and rugged journey through life, “he said.
Although “Galeano” ended, the disembarkation, the transfer of the air delegation, the organization of the agenda, the meetings, “and the party of the word” are missing.