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Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice.

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14 February 2018
Brazil
  • Brazil’s Supreme Court has soundly rejected a lawsuit filed in 2003 by a right wing political party that would have drastically limit the ability of quilombolas (former slave communities) to legitimize claims to their traditional lands.
6 February 2018
Brazil

Indigenous residents say they feel cornered by the developers, with multiple interests fighting over the last undeveloped plot in Brasilia

Brasilia, Feb 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is one of the most expensive areas in the Brazilian capital - and one of the most sacred. 

A plot in downtown Brasilia - known as Santuário dos Pajés  or Shrine of the Shamans - is at the centre of a conflict between indigenous people hoping to preserve their traditional way of life and developers eager to build an upmarket neighbourhood.

24 January 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean
Honduras
Mexico
Brazil
Colombia
Philippines

Most of the killings in Latin America took place in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Honduras, according to the report.

Of the 312 human rights defenders murdered across the world in 2017, 212 of them (67.9 percent) were from Latin America, according to a new report by Ireland-based non-profit Front Line Defenders.

The group published the data in its annual Human Rights Defenders at Risk report. 

Per the report, 80 percent of worldwide killings took place in four countries: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and the Philippines. 

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ACTUAR is a non-profit and non-partisan secular legal person, governed by private law, formed in 2007 in Coimbra, Portugal. ACTUAR aims to contribute towards the fight against poverty and to the promotion of development based on values of solidarity, equity and human rights respect.

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CPI’s mission is to help nations grow while addressing increasingly scarce resources and climate risk. This is a complex challenge in which policy plays a crucial role.

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The International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ICARRD) in Porto Alegre 7-20 March 2006 was organized jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation and the Government of Brazil to explore new development opportunities to revitalize rural communities worldwide.

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TMP Systems is a boutique consultancy based in the United Kingdom, with staff in the United States and the Philippines. Our work spans asset management, commercial investment systems design in carbon, energy and land use and environmental, social and governance diligence.

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15 million people are forcibly evicted each year. WITNESS works to incorporate video advocacy into local and global campaigns for housing and land rights with international and local partners in Brazil, Cambodia, Egypt, India and Mexico.

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