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monsantoLast Tuesday morning (10/15), 5000 peasants, members of the MPA (The Small Farmers Movement), occupied Monsanto’s 36th Research Unit located at the Nilo Coelho irrigation district  in Petrolina, in the...

On May 25, 2013 over two million people marched and protested against agribusiness giant Monsanto.  See coverage from USA Today,...

The Pará court condemned, at the end of the night this Thursday (September 19, 2013), the plantation owner Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura,Bida and Dorothy Stang “Bida,” to 30 years in prison, initially without...

According to the judge, the request that the accused be arrested is appropriate given so...

By Iris Pacheco of the MST's website

The Dilma government  is responsible for the worst figures of land expropriation of the last 20 years. In 2012, only 28 rural estates met the decreed target. No real estate has been expropriated thus far in 2013. During the first term of this year, social movements in the countryside undertook several...

The 1st Continental Assembly of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) met between May 16-May 20. It brought ALBA logotogether more than 200 delegates from 22 Latin American countries representing diverse...

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, Brazil erupted in mobilizations, strikes, work stoppages, occupations and road blockades in a National DayNational Day of Struggle of Struggle. Called for by CUT (Central...

We have not had such vigorous street mobilizations since the campaign for “Rights Now” in the '80s.  The protests which exploded with the youth indignation were just the tip of the iceberg of the profound social and economic problems that persist in our society.  On one hand, the big cities have become a living hell, where workers pay...

MST march In an exclusive interview with the Portal IG, Gilmar Mauro, leader of the Landless Workers Movement, stated that the movement -- which has a constituency estimated to be around two million rural workers -- is...

General StrikeThe MST will be included in the mobilization of trade unions, social movements and political organizations of the working class to take to the streets of the country, on Thursday (July 11), to defend a...

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