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Venezuela is a country of extremes and paradoxes. On the one hand, it is at the top of the world ranking of oil reserves with 303,806 million barrels estimated in 2021. On the other hand, 96% of Venezuelan households live in poverty and 79% in extreme poverty. Between 1920 and 1975 Venezuela obtained the highest economic growth on the planet with the oil boom. Since 2013 its gross domestic product decreased by 62%, and since 2017 it has hyperinflation reaching the highest levels in the world. In 2019 the annualized inflation was 39,113%.
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88,205,000 ha
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Presidente venezolano aprueba Comisión Nacional de Tierras

18 August 2022

El Gobierno Bolivariano ha entregado 12 millones 591.300 hectáreas de terreno a través de su política de Ley de Tierra. El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, aprobó este miércoles la creación de la Comisión Nacional de Tierras (CNT), en calidad de ente consultivo y participativo, para…

El Frente Institucional Militar de Venezuela llamó a rechazar la entrega un millón de tierras cultivables a Irán

4 August 2022

Con el título “El único dueño del país son sus ciudadanos”, el Frente Institucional Militar (FIM), organización que agrupa a 256 oficiales de diverso rango, exige que al país se le explique y se aclare sobre el anuncio de permitirle a Irán utilizar un millón de hectáreas de territorio venezolano,…

Venezuelan Campesino Struggle Platform Continues Vigil Outside Land Institute

10 July 2019

Hundreds of Venezuelan campesinos shook the country's political landscape in July 2018 when they embarked on an 'admirable' march of over 400 kilometers, on foot, to draw attention to the issues they face in the countryside and demand a meeting with President Maduro. A meeting did take place, with…