Tag Archives: Ecopetrol

OIL DRILLING AND MINING COMPANIES ARE FINANCING THE ARMED FORCES AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE

By Rutas del Conflicto  and La Liga Contra el Silencio[1] EL ESPECTADOR, May 3, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/petroleras-y-mineras-financian-la-fuerza-publica-y-la-fiscalia-articulo-917617 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, …

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WHY ARE THEY KILLING ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS IN COLOMBIA? Colombia continues to be the country with the second highest number of killings in the world.

By Mariana Guerrero, El Tiempo, March 16, 2020 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/investigacion/la-critica-situacion-de-los-defensores-ambientalistas-en-colombia-473144 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In December 2019, after …

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CATATUMBO HAS NEITHER GOD NOR LAW

Semana, August 11, 2019 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Catatumbo situation is getting out of hand. This …

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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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Sick and disabled petroleum workers organize to struggle for their rights

In Huila [Translation by Steve Cagan, a CSN Volunteer Translators] A singular demonstration of workers on crutches, with orthopedic apparatuses …

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Colombia’s National Oil Company in Jardines de Sucumbíos: Blood and Oil

(Translated by Deryn Collins, a CSN Volunteer Translator) Colombia’s National Oil Company in Jardines de Sucumbíos: Blood and Oil Friday …

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5000 Capybaras Are Nothing

(Translated by Leo Torres, a CSN Volunteer Translator, edited by David Van Den Brandt) Source: CENSAT Link: http://censat.org/es/analisis/cinco-mil-chiguiros-no-es-nada by Óscar …

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Letter to Governor of Santander ref to FERTICOL

(Translated by Beatriz Vejarano, a CSN Volunteer Translator)   Barrancabermeja, June 12, 2013.   Doctor RICHARD AGUILAR VILLA Governor of …

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Oil is tainted with worker’s blood in Puerto Gaitan, Colombia

12 December 2012 On the afternoon of December 11, 2012, a hired assassin killed union leader MILTON ENRIQUE RIVAS PARRA. …

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