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Miguel Almada and his children takes cows to pasture. The San Juan community was first created following the long-term squatting of the property of a large-scale land owner as they demanded workable lands for the landless peasant community. However, many of the inhabitants have now left due to environmental pollution generated by a soyabean plantation. He says during the spraying of pesticides his children suffer from diarrhoea and headaches and many animals dye after eating the pesticide covered pastures.