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For Life, Land, Territory, and the Sovereignty of our People: The Latin American Coordinator of Rural Organizations

Juan Tiney

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033327
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038391 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0004
For Life, Land, Territory, and the Sovereignty of our People: The Latin American Coordinator of Rural Organizations

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This chapter discusses the content of the fourth congress of the Latin American Coordinator of Rural Organizations (CLOC). It reviews the decade-long process of building the organization and the struggle led by the CLOC during these years. An analysis of the strategies of the neoliberal capitalist system is provided, in order to define and coordinate lines of action and resistance. The information presented in this chapter is based on the resolutions of the fourth congress of CLOC, as well as the internal and public debates that were held in Caracas, Venezuela, in March 2006 within the framework of the World Social Forum.

Keywords: Venezuela; CLOC; strategies; neoliberal capitalist system; resolutions; debates; World Social Forum; framework

Chapter.  2026 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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