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Corruption in land governance is commonly defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain while carrying out the functions of land administration and land management. When land investors target countries with weak governance, the risk of corruption is high. Likewise, corruption is more likely to occur when local elites are able to manipulate their country’s land governance systems for their own benefit. 

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25 Abril 2019
Colombia

La historia es macondiana. Un representante a la Cámara por el Centro Democrático (CD), Gustavo Londoño García, logró que una jueza le adjudicara hace dos años la propiedad sobre un territorio de Vichada que es más extenso que todo el archipiélago de San Andrés. Para eso contó con la ayuda de un empresario local, Nicolás Laserna.

7 Enero 2019
Guatemala

Walter Obdulio Mendoza Matta junto con sus hijos enfrenta un debate por la supuesta usurpación de terrenos que fueron otorgados a campesinos.

 

El Tribunal de Mayor Riesgo B, integrado por Irma Valdés, María Castellanos y Elia Perdomo, iniciaron un juicio contra diez personas señaladas en la presunta usurpación de 28 fincas en Petén, denominado caso Génesis.

 

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