July 20, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Zimbabwean Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa said Sunday that Zimbabwe is not bound by the rulings of the Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The statement comes two days after the Tribunal ruled that farmers who lost their land under Zimbabwe's land reform program may ...[read more]
July 16, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
The Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ruled Friday that the farmers who lost their land under Zimbabwe's land reform program may take their case to the SADC summit meeting next month. The ruling, which also reaffirms a previous ruling finding the land reform program to ...[read more]
January 27, 2010
by Jay Carmella
The Zimbabwe High Court ruled on Tuesday that it is not bound by the decision of the Southern Africa Development Community Tribunal (SADC Tribunal) that ordered the state to halt its controversial Land Reform Program. The court refused to register a SADC Tribunal ruling that prevents the state ...[read more]
January 7, 2010
by Brian Jackson
US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced new rules for obtaining leases for oil and gas drilling on public lands. The new rules were designed to provide a greater public voice in deciding how the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) awards these leases. In a statement, Salazar ...[read more]
June 1, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The US Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative went into effect Monday, heightening document requirements for entering and re-entering the US by land or sea. The initiative requires all citizens of the US, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and Caribbean nations to have a passport or other form of approved ...[read more]
March 5, 2009
by Ximena Marinero
The Zimbabwe High Court ruled on Wednesday that the Southern Africa Development Community Tribunal (SADC Tribunal) is not superior to the courts of the individual SADC member countries, in a decision invalidating a SADC Tribunal ruling in favor of white Zimbabwe farmers whose lands were ...[read more]
December 21, 2008
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Four white Zimbabwean farmers were charged Thursday with trespassing on state property for failing to vacate farms that were seized by the government. The charges are in defiance of a November ruling by the South African Development Community Tribunal that ordered Zimbabwe to halt its ...[read more]
December 1, 2008
by Kayleigh Shebs
Government officials in Zimbabwe said Monday that they will disregard a South African Development Community Tribunal ruling that ordered Zimbabwe to halt its Land Reform Program. The tribunal held that the program's seizure of white-owned farms was racially motivated and therefore contrary to t... ...[read more]
October 20, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Sunday issued a new policy paper liberalizing the country's land use laws in an effort to decrease rural poverty and increase the country's agricultural capacity. The CPC announced its approval of the Decision on Major Issues Concerning th... ...[read more]
July 8, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Anna Baggio: The fact that Ontario's antiquated mining legislation was cited as part of problem at the heart of Ardoch Algonquins case is significant. It reinforces, for me, the need for a massive overhaul of Ontario's Mining Act including the free entry system. It also r... ...[read more]

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