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 (käm′pĭ-sē′nō, kăm′-)
n. pl. cam·pe·si·nos
A farmer or farm worker in a Latin-American country.

[Spanish, from campo, field, from Latin campus; see campus.]


n, pl -nos
a Latin American rural peasant


(ˌkɑm pɛˈsi nɔ)

n., pl. -nos (-nôs). Spanish.
(in Latin America) a peasant or farmer.
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Cheniere") (NYSE MKT: LNG) through its subsidiary, Cheniere Marketing International LLP ("Cheniere Marketing"), has entered into a liquefied natural gas ("LNG") sale and purchase agreement ("SPA") with Central El Campesino, under which Central El Campesino would purchase approximately 0.
Recent reports about the murders of journalists and campesino leaders, and the Base IS study on the country's agrarian situation, for example, started being talked about in Paraguay only after they were presented in Guatemala to Michel Forst, the UN's Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, and in Geneva, Switzerland, to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which spent nearly two weeks (Feb.
Individual chapters are presented on the creation of an alternative Chicano/a street press in response to the biases of the networks, the imagining of the union of social justice and environmental protection as manifested in the visual arts, El Teatro Campesino and its theatrical staging of "performative citizenship" in a challenge to US immigration law, and Sandra Cisnero's 2002 novel Caramelo as evidence of feminism's transformation of the Chicano/a movement since the 1960s/1970s.
For years, the military establishment denied responsibility for the murders and insisted that campesino leaders had immolated themselves using hand grenades.
CAC is an energizing methodology, it places the campesino and his/her family as protagonists of their own destiny; in contrast to classical extensionism--static and demobilizing of the campesino base--based on the technician as transmitter of knowledge .
To this discussion Fitting interweaves the overarching grasp of globalization, helpful in understanding GM corn and its myriad of companions, and the rationalization by the globalization complex that GM is the answer to the inefficient and backward campesino style of corn cultivation.
While he was working with Chavez in Delano, Valdez founded El Teatro Campesino, a theater that was of, by and for the Mexican-American migrant population.
Si bien en la decada en mencion, no disminuyo el activismo campesino, la atencion a los ejidos paso a un segundo plano, entre otras razones, porque el estallido de la Segunda Guerra Mundial obligo al gobierno mexicano a expropiar temporalmente las fincas de los terratenientes alemanes, reavivando las preocupaciones por la nacionalidad y la ciudadania.
IN LATE JANUARY 2005, six Mayan campesinos were killed on a Guatemalan plantation; the campesinos said plantation guards had kidnapped a campesino for stealing fruit from shade trees.
Laws and decrees also support captive-breeding operations and commercialization of products from captive-bred animals, ensuring stewardship of vicunas by campesinos (peasants) and campesino communities.
Con los tiempos dificiles que se avecinan, una vez mas numerosos mexicanos se volcaran en busca de la guia espiritual de la Virgen de Guadalupe, este proximo 12 de diciembre, el dia en que la imagen de la santa patrona del pais aparecio milagrosamente ante la capa del campesino Juan Diego.
From this point on, the valley's farmers were among the staunchest supporters of an open border for campesino migrants.