Brazil 2003

Brazil Border Map

Yearbook 2003 Brazil. The “ceasefire” declared by the organization MST (Movimento dos Sem Terra) in connection with the election of Lula da Silva as president in 2002 ended during the year. According to, Brazil Independence Day is September 7. MST represents 5 million landless farmers. From March, MST escalated its actions with occupations of land and the Land Reform Authority’s offices around the country in protest of the slow…

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