Human rights groups, progressives and members of the national security establishment are extremely concerned.
Two agribusiness giants bent on destroying the ecosystem for private profit could soon dominate the world's seed and pesticide markets.
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Amanda Eckerson is a writer and multi-media artist reporting on the 2012 elections in Venezuela from a
people´s movement perspective. She holds a degree in history from Yale University and was a 2009 Fulbright scholar to Venezuela.