MST Land Occupations Spread Throughout Brazil

In stark contrast to the snail pace of Brazil’s judiciary branch concerning agrarian reform issues, Rio de Janeiro’s Justice Department has moved with speed after Rural Landless Workers Movement families occupied Santa Rosa farm, owned by former president of the Brazilian Football Confederation Ricardo Teixeira. Early Tuesday morning, some 300 families participating in the MST’s…

Brazil’s MST Campesinos Occupy Farm Belonging to Temer

About 800 landless people took control of the land at 6 a.m. as part of the movement’s National Day of Struggle. A sign outside the farm reads, “Lands of the corrupt for the agrarian reform,” in Sao Paulo. | Photo: MST The Landless Workers’ Movement in Brazil occupied a farm Wednesday that appears to belong…

MST Conducts Courses in Revolutionary Thought in Bahia

MST Communications in Bahia In view of the current democratic instability and withdrawal of rights Brazil, the MST in Bahia has developed a strategic plan for this year – the realization of  political theory training courses in ten regions where the Movement is organized. The training activities began in March and have occurred in eight…

Venezuela: Constituent Assembly – Yes! So Called Plebiscite – No!

The Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) once again calls for the peaceful resolution of the conflict in Venezuela. There is presently underway in Venezuela a strategy by the forces of reaction assembled in the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) to frustrate each and every peaceful and democratic initiative to resolve the ongoing conflict in that country….

Consensus of Our America, Response to Imperial Offensive

FULL TEXT OF THE DOCUMENT Managua Prensa Latina Before the present geopolitical situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, social movements and left wing parties of the region decided to respond with a programatic document as struggle strategy in defense of unity. It is the Consensus of Our America, whose draft was finished during a…