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João Pedro Stédile on promises from the government to MST: “Little or nothing has been done.‿

Montbläat: Considering that the right to property is one of the pillars of the capitalist system, how can a movement that proposes to expand this right be qualified as communist? What is the concept of unproductive land that justifies the...

ROBERT F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
& WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA
ANNOUNCE WEEK OF EVENTS ON RURAL VIOLENCE IN BRAZIL

For further information contact:
Emily Goldman, Senior Program Officer, Robert F. Kennedy Memorial: (202) 463-7575 ext. 235; goldman@...

ROBERT F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
& WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA
ANNOUNCE WEEK OF EVENTS ON RURAL VIOLENCE IN BRAZIL

For further information contact:
Emily Goldman, Senior Program Officer, Robert F. Kennedy Memorial: (202) 463-7575 ext. 235; goldman@...

Dear Friends,

I am writing to you from the bolivarian planes in the state of Barinas, in the centre of Venezuela. I am here doing a percorrido as they say, to learn about the agrarian reform process in Venezuela. I am impressed. I am very impressed. After all, as the oriental proverb goes: "The eyes see more than the ears". Venezuela...

On Sunday, the 23rd of October, close to 121 million people will vote in Brazil’s Referendum on Disarmament. The Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) favors the prohibition of guns and ammunition sales, which will serve to impede the violence currently devastating Brazilian society.

There are currently more than 17 million guns in...

Dear Friends of the MST,

We are closely following the current hunger strike against the transposition of the São Francisco River. In this edition, we would like to give our solidarity to Bishop Flavio Cappio for his courageous decision to risk his own life in a final attempt to save the life of the river. He is prepared to pay the...

Dear Friends of the MST,

The nation of Brazil is living through a serious crisis and is in grave danger. The danger that threatens our nation is the result of the implementation of neoliberal policies that favor only national and international finance capital and the huge corporations that are dedicated to exports. This policy worsens...

Paraná will host Latin American School of Agroecology

Lúcia Nórcio
Reporter - Agência Brasil

Curitiba - Establishing an exchange network among peasant farmers throughout Latin America is one of the goals of the Latin American School of Agroecology, which will be inaugurated tomorrow (27) in the municipality of Lapa, in the...

Brazil is Going Through an Identity Crisis

An interview with João Pedro Stédile published in the August issue of the Newspaper of the Federal Justice Employees Union - RS SINTRAJUFE

How do you see the current political situation in Brazil?

Stédile: It’s very complicated. Brazil is going through a serious crisis. It’s not...

Dear friends of the MST,

The topic of corruption, which involves the current government and some of the political parties that support it, has seized the headlines. The media does not speak of anything else except “state corruption‿ as if it were an invention of the Workers Party government. This government is guilty precisely of...

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