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The MST recently received another important demonstration of affection and recognition from Oscar Niemayer, one of the best, most internationally reknowned Brazilian architects. Niemayer, who the MST awarded their “Land Struggle Prize

Dear friends,
All of you were able to follow the Landless March to Brasilia via the internet and the press. Many evaluations have been made, including some on our web site. More important than what we ourselves may say about the march, it is important to hear what the people are saying about us and our actions. For this reason, we are...

Dear friends of the MST,

In 2002, we elected Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as President of Brazil. It was the first time that a representative of the people, a leader of the working class, assumed command of the nation. During the electoral campaign, however, the release of his “Letter to the Brazilians‿, proved Lula’s intentions to...

Dear friends,

All of you were able to follow the Landless March to Brasilia via the internet and the press. Many evaluations have been made, including some on our web site. More than what we ourselves may say about the march, it is important to hear what the people are saying about us and our actions. For this reason, we are reproducing...

Urgent Action Called for by Rio Maria Committee of the United States

DELAY IN THE IMPRISONMENT OF ONE OF THE RANCHERS CONVICTED OF ORDERING THE ASSASSINATION OF JOÃO CANUTO

Vantuir Gonçalves de Paula was sentenced after a trial by jury in Belém (state of Pará) in May of 2003, along with Adilson Laranjeira, the former mayor of Rio...

*The author is Abdurazack Karriem of the Department of City and Regional Plannin at Cornell University.

"A reforma agraria se faz no campo, mas se ganha na cidade" – MST slogan
(You make agrarian reform in the countryside, but you win it in the cities)

"Marches always represent the disposition to...

*The MST distributes biweekly updates that FMST-US volunteers translate and make available. Please read the latest below.*

MST Update #83: Friday, February 10, 2005

1. FEATURE ARTICLE: WSF-Another World Is Possible!

MST NEWS BRIEFS:

2. MST is against violence
3. Brasil de Fato commemorates two years with...

*The MST distributes biweekly updates that FMST-US volunteers translate and make available. Please read the latest below.*

MST Update #84: Friday, February 25, 2005

1. FEATURE ARTICLE: The lack of land reform fuels violence in the countryside

MST NEWS BRIEFS:

2. Ceremonies throughout the country mourn the death of...

*The MST distributes biweekly updates that FMST-US volunteers translate and make available. Please read the latest below.*

This update includes:

1) FEATURE ARTCLE: Approval of GMOs is Unconstitutional

MST NEWS BRIEFS

1) Budget for Agrarian Reform is Cut in Half
2) Landless Women Celebrate the 8th of March...

Dear friends of the MST,

In this special edition of MST Informa, we want to share with you an article by José Arbex Jr.*, that was published in Brasil de Fato on March 17, 2005:

TITLE: The subscribers pay, Veja lies

By José Arbex Jr.**

In its March 5th edition, the magazine - or rather racist pamphlet - turns to...

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