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Squatters Call Venezuela's Highrises Home

In Margarita Island, there’s Corocoro, an unfinished apartment block which was under the control of FOGADE (the State’s entity in charge of taking over assets from failed banks) until June 2009 when it was invaded. Right now, there are a thousand people living there.

In Caracas Chronicles, Gustavo Hernandez Acevedo writes about “vertical squats” in Margarita Island.

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