Ed Spivey Jr. 3-01-2006
Apparently, 'a-wassailing' means 'meeting with my lawyers.'
Steve Thorngate 3-01-2006

A Brazilian court found Rayfran das Neves Sales and Clodoaldo Carlos Batista guilty of the 2005 murder of 73-year-old Catholic sister Dorothy Stang, SND. The men received 27- and 17-year prison sentences, respectively. The ranchers accused of ordering the murder are expected to stand trial this spring. Stang, an Ohio native, had lived since the early 1970s in the Anapu region of Para, Brazil, where she fought large-scale ranching and logging interests to protect poor farmers and the rainforest.

In most American "community watch" groups, residents report suspicious activity to the authorities.