RO: Peasants of Cujubim are marked for death

Caption: In the image from left to right, Jarbas Teixeira de Sena’s body, photo of him alive and photo of Cristiano Rezende Exterkotter. Both murdered at the behest of the latifundium. Photo: Peasant Resistance. Reprinted reports issued by the Peasant Resistance Newspaper on threats and attempted murder by order of the latifundium against a peasantContinue reading “RO: Peasants of Cujubim are marked for death”

RO: Peasants denounce threats and harassment by police on the lands of the former Santa Elina Farm

Caption: Police operation against Camp Manoel Ribeiro. Photo: Peasant Resistance. We have received a serious new report from the Peasant Resistance website dealing with persecutions, threats and confiscations made by the repressive forces (Environmental Police, Military Police and National Force) at the service of the latifundium in the state of Rondônia. It follows in full:Continue reading “RO: Peasants denounce threats and harassment by police on the lands of the former Santa Elina Farm”

RJ: Residents protest after military police murder young people in Niterói

Residents of the Santo Cristo favela, in the Fonseca neighborhood of Niterói, in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro, protested after military police (MPs) murdered two young men during an operation in the community on January 5. In the early evening of January 5, residents of the Santo Cristo favela in Niterói, in theContinue reading “RJ: Residents protest after military police murder young people in Niterói”

RJ: Two articles on protests in CDD after military police murder worker

Caption: CDD residents demonstrate on second day of protests. Photo: AND Rio de Janeiro Support Committee RJ: CDD residents close Yellow Line after MP murders worker; see editorial comment On January 4, residents of the Cidade de Deus favela (CDD), in the west zone of Rio, closed both directions of the Yellow Line, an importantContinue reading “RJ: Two articles on protests in CDD after military police murder worker”

End of emergency aid will throw millions of people into misery

Caption: Graffiti demanding emergency aid until the end of the recession and against the election, in Montes Claros, North of Minas Gerais. Emergency aid will stop with the end of 2020, after 11:59 p.m. on December 31. The program was created in March by the federal government to help informal workers during the new coronavirusContinue reading “End of emergency aid will throw millions of people into misery”

ES: Road workers protest for the immediate return of ticket collectors

On the morning of Monday, January 4, the first working day of 2021, the buses of the metropolitan region of Vitória, Espírito Santo, organized a shutdown of the public transportation service. The main claim is the demand for the immediate return of ticket collectors, who were discharged from their services as part of a measureContinue reading “ES: Road workers protest for the immediate return of ticket collectors”

RO: Governor wants to hand over environmental reserve land to landowners in Rondonia

Caption: This region is part of the Guarajá-Mirim State Park destroyed by landowners to raise cattle for export. Photo: Luiz Martins/ Amazon Network Below, we reproduce an article issued by the Peasant Resistance Newspaper regarding the legalization of land grabbing by landowners of over 11 thousand hectares of land (protected areas) in Rondonia. The reactionaryContinue reading “RO: Governor wants to hand over environmental reserve land to landowners in Rondonia”

US Military participated in war simulation in the Amazon

The war simulation in the Amazon carried out in September by the Brazilian Army was accompanied by military personnel from the United States (USA). The news came from the Minister of Defense himself, the active general Fernando Azevedo e Silva, and was presented in the Minister’s speech after a request for information had been filedContinue reading “US Military participated in war simulation in the Amazon”

PB: After threat of eviction, residents of the Luiz Gomes occupation stop repossession

On December 23rd, in Campina Grande, state of Paraíba (PB), residents of the Luiz Gomes Occupation carried out a combative protest against the threat of illegal eviction. The act took place in front of the office of Mayor Romero Rodrigues (PSD). The threat from the municipal government was made two days before, and was scheduledContinue reading “PB: After threat of eviction, residents of the Luiz Gomes occupation stop repossession”

RJ: Two people die and 150 are displaced during floods in Baixada Fluminense

On December 22, two people died after being dragged by the current following a flood that hit the city of Duque de Caxias, in the region of Baixada Fluminense, in the state of Rio de Janeiro. A video in which a woman is dragged by the current is circulating on social networks. So far theContinue reading “RJ: Two people die and 150 are displaced during floods in Baixada Fluminense”