Brazil's Landless

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An estimated 80,000 families are squatting or camped out on land in Brazil, under the belief the government would buy the land to give it to them. However, government officials view the occupation as illegal and the squatters may face prosecution. NPR's Martin Kaste reports from Brazil.



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