Some residents of Barbuda in the Caribbean are concerned that communal land ownership laws on the island are being changed in the interest of developers following Hurricane Irma's destruction.
Antigua and Barbuda
As the tiny island destroyed by a hurricane tries to rebuild, the prime minister of neighboring Antigua aims to revoke centuries-old rights.
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For almost 200 years, Barbudans have collectively governed the use of land on their island and many fear a freehold system would bring unwelcome foreign investment.
In September, Hurricane Irma leveled the island of Barbuda and all 1,800 residents were evacuated. Now, redevelopment and the end of collective land ownership threaten to keep them off their land.
Gregory Scruggs, a U.S.-based journalist specializing in land and property rights, traveled to Antigua and Barbuda after Hurricane Irma. Watch to learn more.
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This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
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