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    MST activists hold a sign in Brasilia demanding "agrarian reform now!"

On April 17 people across Latin America and around the world mark "Día Internacional de la Lucha Campesina," or the International Day of the Campesino Struggle.

The Campesino Struggle Today

5 Latin American Campesino Movements You Really Need to Know

From Brazil to Honduras to Mexico, peasants and small farmers are fighting for their rights to land, liberty and justice. READ MORE

Land Reform Critical to Lasting Peace in Colombia, Says UN

There can be no peace without justice, and there can be no justice without land. READ MORE

Costa Rica: Mercenaries Attack Indigenous Group Occupying Land

A group of indigenous people from the Bribri nationality had staged an encampment to recover ancestral land they say had been usurped. READ MORE

WATCH: Climate Change Is Hurting Bolivia's Quinoa Farmers

The Fight for Land in the Heart of the Empire

The U.S. experience offers some valuable lessons to activists and sovereign states who are working to strengthen the role of small farmers. READ MORE

How Monsanto Is Pushing GMOs in Latin America

A woman holds a sign during a march against US agrochemical giant Monsanto on May 23, 2015, in Santiago, Chile.
A woman holds a sign during a march against US agrochemical giant Monsanto on May 23, 2015, in Santiago, Chile.

For years Latin America has been hostile terrain for genetically modified crops, but U.S. biotech giant Monsanto is seeking to turn the tide, which could see small farmers lose out to their bigger, corporate competitors. READ MORE

Bolivia's Agricultural Revolution 64 Years Later

The 1952 revolution led to major agrarian reforms transforming the lives of Bolivia’s campesinos. READ MORE


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