Music: Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants

Cover Illustration: Reed Everson By David Martinez Tribune of the People is pleased to share “Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants” (“Santa Elina é dos camponeses,” in the original Portuguese)—a song released this past week by the Brazilian group Canto Geral. The song is a tribute to the revolutionary peasant movement, which fights for the Agrarian Revolution against the latifundium (i.e., the big landlords who … Continue reading Music: Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants

Brazil: Urgent! Government of Rondônia Threatens New Massacre in the Hacienda Santa Elina

The following was originally posted on Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review, covering the ongoing repression against poor peasant camps in Rondônia, specifically on the former Santa Elina Farm. “Government of Rondônia threatens new massacre in the Hacienda Santa Elina,” located in Rondônia in the Western Amazon, Brazil. We denounce that the government of Rondônia headed by the governor, also a colonel of the Military Police, … Continue reading Brazil: Urgent! Government of Rondônia Threatens New Massacre in the Hacienda Santa Elina

Brazil: People’s Assembly in the Manoel Ribeiro Area, ‘The blood Spilled in Santa Elina Flows in our Veins!’

The following is an unofficial translation from A Nova Democracia, sharing a statement from Committee for the Defense of the Agrarian Revolution (CDRA), Below, we reproduce a note issued by the Committee for the Defense of the Agrarian Revolution (CDRA) composed of peasants from the Manoel Ribeiro Area where they reject the wave of lies, criminalization and repression against poor peasants fighting for land in … Continue reading Brazil: People’s Assembly in the Manoel Ribeiro Area, ‘The blood Spilled in Santa Elina Flows in our Veins!’