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Indigenous Land in Panama Sold to Developers

“They said they would make a program to help people, but they really wanted our signatures to sell [the land]. They lied to us and now we have realized this,”


Independent journalist Jennifer Kennedy quotes Samuel Tugri, an indigenous Ngäbe-Buglé resident of the Kusapín district, where “large tracks of pristine coastal land […] have been sold to foreign developers.”

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