Speaker from Paraguay at Just Food
From: Olivia Frey (oliviafrey209hotmail.com)
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 19:38:18 -0700 (PDT)
I'm sending this announcement to some folks on my contact list--The Green 
coalition, and interested Key folks. See attachment, hoping I can get it to 
attach. Olivia
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In the midst of a global food, energy and climate 
crisis more and more people are challenging the destructive 
industrialized agricultural model by constructing local 

and regional alternatives with a vision for food sovereignty 

We hear little to nothing in the US media about Paraguay, 
yet Paraguayan peasant and Indigenous communities have been 
fighting one of the most unheard of wars: the ?soybean wars.? 
These are making record high profits through the expansion of 
large-scale industrial monoculture production of Monsanto?s 
genetically modified soy at the expense of impoverishing local communities, 
rights abuses and environmental destruction.

Come hear directly from Leticia Galeano, an inspiring young leader from the 
Movimiento Agrario y Popular (a peasant organization in the department of 
and university student in Asuncion, Paraguay. Leticia will speak about 
militarization in 

Paraguay, criminalization of social movements, local resistance to soy 
expansion and 

about the role of US agribusiness giants like ADM, Bunge and Cargill in the 

Seating is limited for this important event. Please call Just Food Co-op at 
507-650-0106 as soon as possible to reserve your seat. Recommended donation 
of $5-$10 would be appreciated to help cover the costs. This opportunity made 
possible by Witness for Peace.

Held in the Just Food Event Space

516 Water St S, Northfield

on September 26 from 7-8:30 p.m.

Please call to reserve your seat 


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