CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1999
Supporters of Zapatista rebels delivered 15,554 symbolic ballots to the Mexican Consulate on Wednesday as part of a worldwide referendum in support of the uprising in the state of Chiapas. The balloting took place on all continents, organizers said. The referendum addressed the Mexican political system, military, and the rights of 10 million indigenous Mexicans. "The people here in the U.S.