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Land Distribution Most Unequal in Latin America, Charity Says

Land distribution in Latin America is the most unequal in the world, with only 1 percent of the farms and estates controlling more than half of the region's productive land, aid group Oxfam said Wednesday. Colombia, where two-thirds of agricultural land is concentrated in just 0.4 percent of farmland holdings, fares the worst, Oxfam said in a report analyzing land censuses and policy in 15 countries over the last 50 years. It said the problem was even worse now than in the 1960s,...

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