Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
|Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana|
|Motto||IN CALLI IXCAHUICOPA Esp:Casa abierta al tiempo (En:House open to time)|
|Type||Public university system|
|Rector||Enrique Fernández Fassnacht|
|Location||Mexico City, D.F., Mexico|
The Metropolitan Autonomous University (Spanish language: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana or UAM) is a public university system in Mexico City, Mexico. It is composed of 4 campuses located in different boroughs of the city:
- UAM Azcapotzalco, located in the Azcapotzalco area, Northern Mexico City
- UAM Iztapalapa, located in the Iztapalapa area, Eastern Mexico City
- UAM Cuajimalpa, located in Cuajimalpa area, Western Mexico City
- UAM Xochimilco, located in the Xochimilco area, Southern Mexico City.
The creation of a fifth campus in the municipality of Lerma, State of Mexico, has been approved, and it is under construction (as of Jan 2011).
UAM Rectoría is the main office, and it is located in the south of the city, near Xochimilco, at the street Canal de Miramontes.
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When the Mexican government alleged the guerrilla leader Subcomandante Marcos to be one Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente, born June 19, 1957 in Tampico Tamaulipas to Spanish immigrants. a former professor at the School of Sciences and Arts for the design at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. This theory gain much traction At the end of 1994, after the dissident Zapatista Comandante Salvador Morales Garibay gived to the Mexican Government the identity of his former fellow Zapatistas among them Subcomandante Marcos identity. » And the direct intervention of Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente, colleague at the Instituto Cultural Tampico his childhood friend Max Appedole play a major roll with the Mexican Government to avoid a Military solution to the 1995 Zapatista Crisis when the government revealed his identity by demonstrating that Marcos was no terrorist. Max Appedole recognized his literary style in all his manifestos that where published in the media, linked them to their literary tournaments organized by the Jesuit in which they competed in Mexico. Confirming that he had no doubt that Marcos was his friend Raphael, a pacifist. Max Appedole asked for help from Eden Pastora "Commander Zero" of Nicaragua, to prepare a report for under-Secretary of the Interior Luis Maldonado Venegas; to the Secretary of the Interior Esteban Moctezuma and the President Ernesto Zedillo about Marcos natural pacifist vocation and the terrible consequences of a tragic outcome. » »
A Congress before being Subcomandante Marcos
History revealed that Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente, who later would become known as the Subcomandante Marcos, of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation last public act to be not only well justified, strategic and we can say fortunate. It was the meeting with Max Appedole, an old friend Instituto Cultural Tampico high school classmate where they had studied with the Jesuits Society of Jesus. As it happens when the young people complete their preparatory studies, each takes his own way. Max Appedole took his and spent several years until it occupied the Presidency of the Federación Mexicana de Acuacultores. It was then when Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente, invited him to give a conference in a Congress at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, where he was professor at the School of Sciences and Arts for the design. Max Appedole accepted go only if Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente, undertook to accompany him during his visit to the University. By the time the Congress happened, Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente, plans had speed up, his trip to Nicaragua advanced so he had already renounced to his position at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. Even so to meet his friend Max Appedole and comply with what they had agreed, Rafael Sebastián Guillén Vicente, attended the Congress in the Xochimilco Campus of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. That was the last public act of who would later become the Subcomandante Marcos, until recently very few people knew about this.
Mexico under-Secretary of Interior Luis Maldonado Venegas achieved with the Subcomandante Marcos the re-initiation of the Dialog and all the necessary agreements in accordance with the law to start the formal Peace Talks dialog between the Zapatista Army of National Liberation and the Mexican government. The charismatic leader of the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional the Marcos led the zapatista movement to leave arms a side and start the dialog for peace agreements with the Mexican Government. Time showed that the fight against a military solution to the conflict and the strategy to achieve a peaceful solution to the 1995 Zapatista Crisis was legal, politically and honorably correct, saving many lives in Mexico. »