Brazil's Quilombola Hit by Major Land Tax

New Internationalist

Publisher:  New Internationalist
Date Written:  01/06/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16235

For decades, marginalized ethnic communities in Brazil have fought for--and won--land rights. But this victory is turning into something of a poisoned chalice for some remote Quilombola communities, who are now facing a giant tax bill.

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