Venezuela, Chavez urges stepped up land seizures

Posted on January 11, 2011 • Filed under: Economy, Politics, Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged his followers to ramp up the seizure of land in Caracas so it can be used for low-income housing. In a nationally broadcast address, Chavez said the nation’s poor were being forced to live on landslide-prone hillsides in west Caracas rather than on more appropriate real estate on the affluent east side. Read Article

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