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Venezuelan Supreme Court endorses land grabbing alleging the right to food

Saturday, December 17th 2011 - 04:00 UTC
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In a controversial ruling Venezuela’s Supreme Court endorsed the non enforcement of Criminal Code sanctions against those occupying private landholdings and plots of land. Read full article


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  • xbarilox

    and British interests tremble :) mwahahaha

    Dec 17th, 2011 - 07:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    I agree, this is “a blank cheque for squatters to act with no fear or impediments”

    The bill is supposed to “combat large estates, absentee landlords, rescue uncultivated land, with the purpose of increasing farm production and promoting the inclusion of peasants in the production machinery”.
    'the Venezuelan government so far has expropriated over 3.6 million hectares of good farming land *but only 50.000 remain in production'*.

    This judicial ruling takes away the legal rights of ownership from the citizen.
    It is intolerable and incredibly stupid.

    In Brasil also, the 'Landless Peasant Movement' has statutes before the legislature to allow them to expropriate private property *with government acquiescence*.
    Equally intolerable and stupid.

    Dec 17th, 2011 - 10:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
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    Dec 17th, 2011 - 11:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    Stupid leftist demonstration....????
    Democratic demonstration...???

    R.I.P. Venezuela...Thanks Hugito and your followers...

    Dec 17th, 2011 - 09:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Never mind, the way he looks Chavez won't be with us long. :o)

    Dec 19th, 2011 - 05:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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