Brazil's National Cancer Institute is concerned about the health of the country's population, now that glyphosate, widely used in the cultivation of soya, has been classified as a "probable carcinogen".
In the wake of a series of actions undertaken by the landless movement (MST) across the country, João Pedro Stédile, one of the main leaders, has attacked President Dilma for allowing her government to be taken over by 'second-rate bureaucrats'.
Monsanto and the government's 'soyalisation' programme threaten the health of thousands and have contributed to escalating violence, including four murders, according to respected Argentine human rights campaigners.
The Mexican government is rushing ahead with the legalsiation of GMOs, even though there is a growing body of evidence of the damage they do. Even the ladybirds have something to teach us, says Silvia Ribeiro.