statutory tenure

China tries to reassure homeowners over land rights

Ministry tells urban owners that they won’t have to pay more after their land rights expire, but analysts say the issue must be clarified in a law

China’s land ministry has assured the country’s urban homeowners that they won’t have to pay extra money for their properties when their underlying land use rights expire, at least for now.

Comunidad de Santa María y la lucha por la tierra

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La comunidad de Santa María remite a un caso de lucha por la tierra en la que población de origen tacana (indígena) insiste en que el Estado le reconozca una determinada porción de territorio y bosque. Sus estrategias tienen que ver con las marchas para presionar a las autoridades y la consecución legal de tierras.

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July 2016