Ps. Fernando Alexis Jimnez The trees began to fall as the sound of the power saws increased in the forests of Cauchera, the Brazilian town in which Small Mndez freed one aggravated battle to avoid that the construction of a highway, and the indiscriminate cutting, would take to an ecological catastrophe of unpredictable consequences. It was born and it grew in a humble family, in whom soon the absence of a mother felt. In the adolescence it learned to read and since then, in the measurement that the books took to him to fly in the wings of the imagination, it caressed the dream of which a day – by distant that appeared in the horizon they got to be free from the oppression of those who bought the latex to the price which they wanted, they put under and them the misery and the hopelessness. From an excellent position in the union of rural workers, organization at whom arrived by a blow of the destiny, it denounced the ecological attack that they tried to perpetrate who burned great extensions of forests to take step to a freeway and, of step, to erect on its enormous margins winning cattle ranches. They wanted to assassinate the nature. Serious the last straw of that town and also, puntillazo final to the unique activity of which per years economic resources had won. It carried out nonviolent manifestations, convinced that the dialogue is the unique way to solve the conflicts.
It was jailed, tortured, pressed psychological and cornered so that it left his dreams. Nevertheless it did not do it. Thanks to their tenacity the civil works were prevented and an ample territory was designated by the government of Brazil like the first Forest Reserve of Amazonia. Mndez boy paid with his life the price to defend the Earth for people Principles to win The history of this leader, one of greatest of suramrica, is signed by three elements: first, the fidelity to its goals and dreams; the second, an irrevocable faith in God and the conviction of which the violence does not bring anything new; and third party, the condition of visionary who allowed to also think him about his life but about the one of the others, and much that meant the amazonian forest for the continent and the planet. Its decision of not responding with aggressive facts before multiple provocations, causes that when medidar in its fight necessarily we remember the Biblical principle raised by Mr.
Jesus: Fortunate the bellwethers, because they will receive the Earth by you inherit. Fortunate those that are hungry and thirst of justice, because they will be satiated. (Mateo 5:6, 7). You also can establish the bases for a change in the world that surrounds to him. He does not matter how great seem his dreams. He will be able to obtain them with the help of God. He never forgets that who does not dream, never he arrives at no side.