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For Brazil's 1 Percenters, The Land Stays In The Family Forever

AUGUST 25, 2015 4:49 AM ET


By Lourdes Garcia-Navarro


Here is an eye-popping statistic from Brazil: 1 percent of the population controls almost half the land. The country is one of the most unequal places in the world in terms of land distribution. And one reason is colonial-era laws that are still on the books.


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