Manuel Camacho Solis


Age: 69

Summary: mayor of Mexico City, Mexico from 1988 to 1993 who headed the Mexican government's peace negotiations with the Zapatista rebels after their 1994 uprising while was Mexico City's appointed mayor in the early 1990's until before post was made an elected position in 1997, but who was tapped by President Carlos Salinas to negotiate peace accords when the leftist Zapatista rebels rose up in arms to demand greater Indian rights in January 1994, in which the Zapatistas have operated in their own autonomous enclaves in the southern state of Chiapas since then.

Cause of Death: Brain tumor

Born: March 30, 1946

Died: June 5, 2015

Mexico City, Mexico