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CSN Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

This edition of the CSN Newsletter features pieces by Clara Nieto de Ponce de Leon and Enrique Santiago–Romero who offer …

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The Slow Death of Río Ranchería

(Translated by Buddy Bell- CSN Volunteer Translator, Edited by Shanise Faust) Source: http://palabrasalmargen.com/index.php/articulos/nacional/item/la-muerte-lenta-del-rio-rancheria?category_id=138 At the same time that the mining company …

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The ELN and the Colombian State: A Vicious Circle of Violence

  By: Andrés Vásquez,  from the Peace Delegation of the ELN / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano/ The Dawn News / September …

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Don’t Have Us Killed for Defending the Water of Caquetá

  (Translated by Peter Lenny, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://www.las2orillas.co/que-no-nos-manden-a-matar-por-defender-el-agua-del-caqueta/ By: Selva.com.co* | August 17, 2016 Rural workers from the area report …

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For the native peoples of Colombia, peace must be realized alongside the re-establishment of a state of harmony among the individual, the collective, and their relationship with the land

Source: http://convergenciaporlapaz.net/para-los-pueblos-etnicos-la-paz-tiene-que-ver-con-el-restablecimiento-de-la-armonia-entre-lo-colectivo-lo-individual-y-su-relacion-con-el-territorio/ Translated by Buddy Bell, CSN Volunteer Published July 20, 2016 Peace convergence For the ethnic peoples of Colombia, “peace is …

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The Indigenous U’wa Need Urgent Support and Protection

(Translated by Anne Schoeneborn, a CSN volunteer translator) Source: http://www.las2orillas.co/el-pueblo-uwa-necesita-apoyo-y-proteccion-urgente/ They demand the return of two essential territories to their community: …

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National Interest versus Mining Regulations

(Translated by Steve Cagan, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://www.razonpublica.com/index.php/economia-y-sociedad/9513-interés-nacional-versus-las-regulaciones-mineras.html The government insists on mocking the Constitution and laws to move their …

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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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Indigenous peoples claiming their land denounce evictions in Urabá

Source: http://www.ipc.org.co/agenciadeprensa/index.php/2016/02/15/indigenas-reclamantes-de-tierras-denuncian-desalojos-en-uraba/ (Translated by Ruolf Heller, CSN Volunteer Translator) The evictions are being carried out by the Police’s Anti-Disturbances Mobile …

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Private army forceably evicting indigenous in Urabá

Source: http://www.ipc.org.co/agenciadeprensa/index.php/2016/02/23/ejercito-privado-desaloja-por-la-fuerza-a-indigenas-en-uraba/ (Translated by Haley Olig, CSN Intern) About 60 men armed with sticks and machetes arrived on the morning …

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