Amid corruption, poverty and violence, Paraguay's rural poor fight for land and freedom

Hill, Toby
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2987667/amid_corruption_poverty_and_violence_paraguays_rural_poor_fight_for_land_and_freedom.html

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  27/05/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19465

The closing down of a community radio station in eastern Paraguay is the latest example of political repression in the country with the most unequal land distribution in Latin America, and in which the media are dominated by a tiny elite of the super-rich. As small farmers begin to reclaim the land that is rightfully theirs, landowners and the state they control are striking back.