Venezuelan group seeks land rights

Indigenous group finds itself in long battle as it pushes government to fulfil promise to hand back its ancestral land.

    An indigenous Venezuelan group is pushing the government to fulfil a promise to hand back its ancestral land.

    Under a programme launched by the late President Hugo Chavez, 250,000 hectares should be redistributed to the Yukpa community. But as Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports, it is proving a long and violent battle.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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