With the murder of Dorvalino Rocha, a Guarani Kaiowá leader from the Nhande Ru Marangatu land, who was killed on Christmas Eve by men hired as security guards of the Fronteira farm, located in the municipality of Antonio Joálo (state of Mato Grosso), 2005 ended with 38 indigenous people murdered.
by Cimi -Indianist Missionary Council
The Guarani Kaiowá people who live in the Nhanderu Marangatu indigenous land were informed yesterday, the 7th, in the afternoon about a decision made by the Regional Federal Court of the 3rd Region, São Paulo, in favor of a repossession lawsuit filed by the owners of the Ita Brasília and Pequiri Santa Creuza farms. Following the judicial decision, the Federal Police announced that ithey will evict the Guarani Kaiowá people from the land next Saturday, the 10th.
Por: France Press
BRASILIA (AFP) Un líder de la etnia kaiowá guaraní, desalojada hace diez días por orden judicial de una tierra en Mato Grosso do Sul, fue asesinado por presuntos guardianes de haciendas, indicaron el domingo el Consejo Indigenista Misionario (Cimi) y medios de ese estado del centro-sur de Brasil.
The Manifesto to the Brazilian People was elaborated during the MST's IV National Congress. It is a synthesis of the debates and represents a message to all organised sectors of Brazilian society.
Dear companheiros and companheiras, throughout our immense and beloved Brazil,
In his nasal drawl, Carioca Carlos Sandroni, pronounced that music was the most powerful motivator of people in Brazil. This musicology professor I was interviewing in Rio then substantiated his claim all over Brazil, samba and funk schools generate income to fund education, music is used by communities in preventing involvement in drugs and crime and over the years, even governments have used music to foster a sense of Brazilian nationalism.