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Outrageous news from #Argentina - No #justice for communities poisoned by #agrochemicals

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Millions Against Monsanto page . Susana Marquez couldn't stop crying when she heard the sentence in the courtroom in Cordoba. She was hoping that the men accused of spraying the town of Ituzaingo with agrochemicals would serve a prison sentence. But that did not happen. Two of them were found guilty of environmental contamination and sentenced to three years probation The third one was acquitted of all charges. "Nobody went to jail. This trial shows that in this country there is only justice for the rich, for farmers. Nobody cares for the poor", said Maria Godoy who lives in Ituzaingo, not far away from the provincial capital. 'They are murderers' Susana Marquez has had 15 miscarriages and of the two children she was able to deliver both were born with heart defects. Only one of ...

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