By Luíse Desiree From São Paulo, the Radioagência NP April 7, 2009 The Justice Court of Pará nullified, on Tuesday (04/07/09), the trial that acquitted the rancher Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura.
by Luciana Lima Reporter Agency Brazil Brasilia - The lack of debate and new ideas to combat the global financial crisis means the government and the entrepreneurial class cannot solve the cur
The MST is participating in the demonstrations in defense of the working class and against the worldwide economic crisis alongside the most representative groups of the union, student, and people’s
Women from La Via Campesina mobilized last week on March 8th for International Women’s Day.
Migration and Mechanization in Brazil's Biofuel Cane Fields Gretchen Gordon | February 9, 2009 In the rich sugarcane region of São Paulo lies the quiet town of Guariba.
In 2008, we wrote yet another chapter about the struggle between the two disputing projects in Brazilian agriculture.
By: Isabella Kenfield For Global Alternatives As Brazil's economy booms from rising agricultural commodity prices worldwide, conflicts over land in the Amazon--where the agricultural frontier is r
Agrofuels, like ethanol, are part of an agricultural model that does not produce food, but on the contrary, increases environmental damage through deforestation, burning sugarcane, and other social
The United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) announced that the number of people that go hungry in the world rose from 850 million to 925 million this year. What caused this?
NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Some 300 protesters blocked a key iron ore export railway belonging to mining giant Vale as nationwide protests against multinational corporations continued Thursday for a third day. Companhia Vale do Rio Doce SA said in a statement that farm workers started blocking the railway line that carries 70 cargo trains and about 1,000 passengers daily.