Venezuela Launches Farmland Redistribution Program Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has launched a controversial campaign to redistribute the country's farmland. The government says the effort will provide land to the country's poor peasants. But ranch owners say the government is violating their property rights.
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Venezuela Launches Farmland Redistribution Program

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Venezuela Launches Farmland Redistribution Program

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has launched a controversial campaign to redistribute the country's farmland. The government says the effort will provide land to the country's poor peasants. But ranch owners say the government is violating their property rights.