‘Soft Coup’ in Brazil

By: Emir Sader / Source: Pagina12.com.ar / The Dawn News / March 15, 2016.

The last coup attempt in Latin America didn’t work out. It was against Hugo Chávez, in 2002. He was kidnapped by military commanders, taken to an island, isolated, while the then President of the Businessmen Association assumed the Presidency, flanked by Venezuela’s media owners, in a traditional party of the coupist Latin American oligarchies.

Syngenta convicted in Brazil! Justice finds company responsible for armed attack on encamped rural workers.

The court sentence, given by Judge Pedro Ivo Moreiro, of the 1st Civil Court of Cascavel, was published in the Paraná State Official Gazette this Tuesday (November 17, 2015). The sentence rules that the company shall pay compensation to Keno’s family and to Isabel for the moral and material damage it caused.

STATEMENT FROM MST NATIONAL DIRECTORATE ON THE AGRESSION AGAINST STEDILE

StedileThe National Directorate of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) issues this statement to repudiate the assault suffered by the member of the national coordination of MST, João Pedro Stédile, at the airport of the city of Fortaleza, Ceará, this Thursday (September 22, 2015) evening. [Ed. video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iItYSw8QNk]

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