There was a massacre during an eviction of a huge urban squatting encampment in Goiania, Brazil on Feb16th. Over 12,000 people were evicted. No one is sure how many killed and disappeared. The squatters have called for an international day of action this Friday, March 4th. Stand up and show your solidarity with the poorest people of the americas.
Consulate General of Brazil
The Stattler Building
20 Park Plaza, Suite 810
Boston, MA 02116
Holyoke residents packed a recent public hearing and overwhelmingly opposed privatization of the wastewater system with Aquarion, a company owned by UK multinational Kelda Group. Below is a letter from a Holyoke resident, responding to Aquarion's unsigned ad in the local paper.