Written by Darío Aranda, Translation by Clayton Conn, Source: EARTH FIRST! NEWSWIRE
As genetically modified agriculture advances, so too does rural unrest and murder of campesinos and indigenous peoples. The indigenous demand an end to extractivism and respect for their human rights.
10th of July 2011
To the editor of the Irish Times
Today the elections began here in Buenos Aires. Two weeks back I was in Ireland giving a talk on the financial crisis in Ireland. The enclosed response was requested by many colleagues in Dublin who asked me my opinion on the Tom Hennigan articles on the Argentina default.
I hope you might find it of interest,
Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Chronicle of a Better Day
The hearing of Benetton against the Mapuche family CuriÐanco-Nahuelquir finished in Esquel. The indigenous couple had been accused by the South Argentina Land Company (CTSA), subsidiary of the Italian corporation, of seizing 530 of the 900,000 hectares they own in Patagonia.