• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF SUGAR CANE WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES DEMONSTRATED IN THE URUGUAYAN CAPITAL OF MONTEVIDEO ON TUESDAY TO PRESS DEMANDS FOR LAND REFORM - A BURNING ISSUE THROUGHOUT MUCH OF LATIN AMERICA.

  • Description

    HUNDREDS OF SUGAR CANE WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES DEMONSTRATED IN THE URUGUAYAN CAPITAL OF MONTEVIDEO ON TUESDAY TO PRESS DEMANDS FOR LAND REFORM - A BURNING ISSUE THROUGHOUT MUCH OF LATIN AMERICA.

    THE CANE CUTTERS, WITH THEIR WIVES AND CHILDREN HAD COME FROM THE ARTIGA AREA, 350 MILES (560 KILOMETRES) AWAY. MOST OF THEM HAD TRAVELLED ON FOOT.

    THEY WERE IN AN ANGRY MOOD, DEMANDING IMMEDIATE GOVERNMENT ACTION TO REDISTRIBUTE LAND TO THE LANDLESS, A FAMILIAR CRY IN SEVERAL LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES. THEY CARRIED BANNERS DEMANDING "LAND AND FREEDOM" IMMEDIATELY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABRMED53J169RKP4SA14EP223V
    Media URN:
    VLVABRMED53J169RKP4SA14EP223V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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