Tag Archives: Mining

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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COURT OVERTURNS EVERY POSSIBILITY OF MINING IN THE PARAMO AREA

Source: http://www.vanguardia.com/colombia/346545-corte-tumba-toda-posibilidad-de-mineria-en-zona-de-paramo (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Monday, February 8, 2016 – 08:23 PM The Constitutional Court, sitting …

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CSN Newsletter November 2015

This edition of our CSN Newsletter features articles related to our July delegation to Colombia, which focused on threats to …

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The Colombian Countryside Needs More Than a Land Fund

Source: http://www.ipc.org.co/agenciadeprensa/index.php/desarrollo/94-general/1347-el-campo-colombiano-necesita-mas-que-un-fondo-de-tierras (Translated by Deryn Collins, a CSN Volunteer Translator). The creation of a land fund, proposed in negotiations between …

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Constitutional Court Orders Suspension of Gold Mining to Two Companies in Marmato

Source: http://censat.org/es/noticias/corte-constitucional-ordena-suspender-explotacion-de-oro-a-dos-empresas-en-marmato (Translated by Mai Tyler, CSN Volunteer Translator) The High Court called for further prior consultation before continuing mining …

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STATEMENT OF THE TOLIMA NETWORK OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEES TO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC OPINION

Source: http://justiciaambientalcolombia.org/2015/10/05/comunicado-la-colosa/ (Translated by Colin Kluender, CSN Volunteer Translator) We continue relating the press statements sent out by the Tolima …

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AUX Mining Company, with interests in Santurbán, was sold to an Abu Dhabi group

Source:http://www.vanguardia.com/economia/local/332773-minera-aux-con-intereses-en-santander-fue-vendida-a-grupo-de-abu-dhabi (Translated by Haley Olig, a CSN Volunteer Translator) Introduction: The multinational company AUX with projects in nearby páramo (unique …

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The Greed for Gold Leaves New Craters

Source: http://censat.org/es/noticias/la-avidez-por-el-oro-deja-nuevos-crateres (Translated by Haley Olig, a CSN Intern) Colombia. The extraction of precious metal is put on standby as …

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Description of Delegation to Colombia, July 16-30, 2015

COLOMBIA SUPPORT NETWORK (CSN) DELEGATION TO COLOMBIA July 16-30, 2015. CSN is planning a delegation to Colombia for July16-30, 2015. …

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