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Tolima: territorial resistance to mega-projects

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://www.polodemocratico.net/noticias/nacionales/10636-tolima-el-corazon-de-la-disputa-por-los-territorios-y-la-resistencia-a-los-megaproyectos The state of Tolima, in the heart of Colombia, is a focal …

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MINGA DEMANDS A POLITICAL TREATMENT AND NOT A MILITARY ONE

( Translated by John I. Laun, a CSN Volunteer Translator) Source : http://congresodelospueblos.org/ejes-y-sectores-vista/paro-nacional-2016/item/899-minga-nacional-agraria-exige-trato-politico-y-no-militar-y-represivo.html TRANSLATION On this second day of the Minga …

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ACIN Reports Assassination of Two Members of the Indigenous Guard

( Translated by Cecilia Zarate – Laun, Edited by John I. Laun) Source: http://congresodelospueblos.org/ejes-y-sectores-vista/paro-nacional-2016/item/908-carta-al-presidente-de-la-republica.html Letter to the President of the …

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Uncovered: Mining Companies Sue Colombia Under the FTA with the US for $16.5 Billion for Having Created the Yaigoji Apaporis National Park.

( Translated by Emma Strenski, Edited by John Laun) Source : http://www.foei.org/es/prensa/archivo-por-tema/justicia-economica-resistencia-al-neoliberalismo-prensa/al-descubierto-demandan-colombia-por-16-500-millones-de-dolares-al-amparo-del-tlc-con-eeuu-por-crear-el-parque-nacional-yaigoji-apaporis Press release from Friends of the Earth reveals …

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Land Policies in Colombia should be considered to be more devastating by far than Mining Operations

( Translated by Rolf Schoeneborn, a CSN Volunteer Translator, Edited by John I. Laun) Source: http://www.polodemocratico.net/noticias/en-profundidad/10372-la-politica-de-tierras-en-colombia-es-un-monstruo-mas-grande-o-mas-terrorifico-que-el-del-extractivismo-minero-energetico   Interview with investigators …

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SENATOR WRITES TO GOVERNOR ASKING NOT TO STIGMATIZE THE MINGA

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source : http://www.polodemocratico.net/noticias/titulares/10503-en-carta-a-gobernador-de-norte-de-santander-senador-castilla-exige-que-no-estigmatice-movilizacion-de-cumbre-agraria-y-le-brinde-garantias Jesús Alberto Castilla Salazar Senator of the Republic Bogotá, May …

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A CALL TO THE COLOMBIAN PEOPLE – MINGA MAY 30 2016

( (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source : http://congresodelospueblos.org/ser-con-otros-vista/cumbre-agraria/item/884-minga-nacional-agraria-campesina-etnica-y-popular.html FROM THE AGRARIAN SUMMITT ) STRUCTURAL AGRARIAN REFORM FOR …

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THREATS TO THE LAND RESTITUTION PROCESS

Source :  http://palabrasalmargen.com/index.php/articulos/nacional/item/las-amenazas-al-proceso-de-restitucion-de-tierras?category_id=138 By Claudia Liliana Erazo, Yira Castro Legal Corporation Saturday, May 7, 2016 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN …

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Threats from the multi-national mining company ECO ORO to sue the Colombian State

  Source : http://derechodelpueblo.blogspot.com/2016/04/comunicado-del-comite-para-la-defensa.html (Translated by Emma Strenski, a CSN Volunteer Translator, Edited by John Laun) Tuesday April 19, 2016 …

Political Communiqué by the Subjects of Collective Reparation in Colombia

Source :  http://www.ipc.org.co/agenciadeprensa/index.php/2016/04/18/5172/ ( Translated by Steven Cagan, a CSN Volunteer Translator ) Bogotá, April 9, 2016 Mister Juan Manuel …

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