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Land governance in Cuba has reflected the country's political history. The implementation of a socialist model since the Cuban Revolution resulted in the control of land ownership in the hands of the state or in the hands of cooperative forms under state control. In recent times, economic difficulties have led to the relaxation of the model and the recognition of private property in the 2019 Constitution.
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Cuba ofrece tierras a Rusia en usufructo por 30 años

25 May 2023

"Nos están dando un trato preferencial", admitió Boris Titov, jefe del Comité Empresarial Cubano-Ruso, en la apertura de un foro de empresarios rusos en La Habana

Gender-Focused Policies in Cuban Farming

21 January 2020

We spoke to employees and workers about progress made in equal gender opportunities, as well as the greatest obstacles and challenges identified on the road to gender equality. HAVANA TIMES – The first gender-focused strategy implemented by the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture raised female…

Violence Displaces 700+ Indigenous, Afro-Colombians in Tumaco

26 January 2019

Clashes between unidentified armed groups forced 263 families to leave their homes. Over 700 Indigenous and Afro-Colombians from eight communities have been displaced in Tumaco, Colombia, forced out of their homes by violent clashes between unidentified armed groups on Jan. 16. The affected, about…



Since the Revolution, state ownership has occupied the largest area of land despite a significant decline from 1982, when the state owned 82% of the land, to 1999 when it fell to just over 53%.