I spent my entire morning with the state-wide TV Paraíba team filming Green Pastures and interviewing me as a result of the widespread public interest and support for us defending the place from the invasion of a high tension power cable system. The report will be broadcast on Monday I am told.
We received just over an inch of rain last night for which we are grateful. Rains were poor in March and we hope they will be better this month. The general situation of the reservoirs in the region here remains critical.
Brazil is tense tonight with ex-president Lula refusing thus far to go to jail, despite a 12 year sentence, and surrounded by thousands of supporters in São Paulo. The whole situation is extremely delicate and explosive.