The Catholic Church's Pastoral Land Commission (CPT) says rural organisations are under siege.
The author talks about the emergence of a powerful and dynamic popular movement in Honduras.

BULLETIN 2 DECEMBER 2009

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NO AGREEMENT AMONG LATIN AMERICAN LEADERS ON HONDURAN CRISIS ♦ ARGENTINA: ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATORS TAKE OVER CENTRAL BUENOS AIRES ♦ BOLIVIA: EVO MORALES REMAINS FAVOURITE FOR RELECTION ♦ MEXICO: FAST GROWTH OF TELECOMMUNICATION
Now and then there emerges somewhere in the world a social movement that is really exceptional for its integrity, astuteness and mass appeal. For me one of those rare movements is Brazil's  Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST)/the Landles
Raul Zibechi, a Uruguayan journalist and one of Latin Amerca's leading political analysts, looks at the relationship between the new progressive governments in Latin America and social movements.

Bolivia: after the vote

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A further decisive win for Evo Morales should settle debate about Bolivia's new constitution. But the divisions the campaign exposed ensure a bumpy ride ahead, says John Crabtree.

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