PRESS RELEASE from VIA CAMPESINA Armed Militia Attacks Via Campesina Encampment and Kills Activist There were no hostages at the site, to the contrary of reports by the Globo News Network.
BRASILIA, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Brazil's militant landless peasants invaded tree plantations of Votorantim and Stora Enso paper companies on Tuesday, destroying saplings as part of a protest against m
Dear friends of the MST,
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - A group of Brazilian landless peasants threatened on Monday to block a railroad run by mining giant CVRD and halt iron ore shipments from Carajas area in a protest
CHARLIE ROSE: What do you say to those critics on the left who say you have not been as -- you have not accomplished their agenda, you have not been forceful on their side?
Dear Friends of the MST,
Since 1985, Brazilian families have in large numbers taken to the MST’s call for “bottom-up” agrarian reform.
BELEM, Brazil, Sep 19 (IPS/IFEJ) - Devastation, violent land conflicts and rapid -- but short-lived -- economic growth are the traces left by deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon over the last 30
What do you get when you fuse the most brutal landowners of the Global South with some of the most powerful corporations of the North, such as Monsanto, DuPont, British Petroleum and Morgan Stanley