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LEADERS IN SOUTHERN CÓRDOBA ARE SURROUNDED BY MINING COMPANIES, PARAMILITARIES, AND DISSIDENTS

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, September 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/conflicto/lideres-del-sur-de-cordoba-cercados-por-mineras-paramilitares-y-disidencias/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) They are preparing …

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THE ALARMING IMPLICATIONS OF THE REACTIVATION OF OPEN PIT MEGA-MINING OF COAL

José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective and La Prensa Rural September 9, 2021 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The …

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THE CAMPESINOS ARE OPPOSING THE MINING IN QUEBRADONA WITH THE STRENGTH OF A BEAR

By Daniela Quintero Díaz, EL ESPECTADOR, July 22, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/ambiente/con-la-fuerza-de-un-oso-los-campesinos-se-oponen-a-mineria-en-quebradona/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The people that …

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IF YOU NEED A JOB, DON’T GO TO MINING

By Mario Valencia, EL ESPECTADOR, July 2, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/economia/macroeconomia/si-empleo-necesitas-a-la-mineria-no-asistas/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The main problem that …

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GLENCORE PLANS TO PULL OUT OF THE PRODECO COAL MINES IN COLOMBIA

Bloomberg Agency, EL ESPECTADOR, February 4, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/economia/glencore-planea-retirarse-de-minas-de-carbon-de-prodeco-en-colombia/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The announcement came after Colombia’s …

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CERREJÓN SHOULD BE HAVING A DIFFERENT CONVERSATION

By Mauricio Botero Caicedo, EL ESPECTADOR, September 6, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/cerrejon-tendria-una-conversacion-diferente/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) A few days …

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MINING ACTIVITIES ARE NOT AN OPTION FOR AMAZONIA, SAY THE EXPERTS

SEMANA, May 27, 2020 https://sostenibilidad.semana.com/actualidad/articulo/actividades-extractivas-no-son-opcion-para-la-amazonia-dicen-expertos/51103 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Nature tourism, agro-forestry development, and marketing of carbon …

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THE DECISION OF THE COUNCIL OF STATE OPENS THE DOOR TO MEGA-MINING IN SALENTO

By Jéssica Paola Arias Higuita, RCN Radio, May 21, 2020 https://www.rcnradio.com/judicial/fallo-de-consejo-de-estado-abre-la-puerta-la-megamineria-en-salento (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Council …

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ONE MILLION CAMPESINO HOUSEHOLDS IN COLOMBIA HAVE LESS LAND THAN A COW

By Antonio Paz Cardona/Mongabay Latam Semana Sostenible, February 19, 2020 https://sostenibilidad.semana.com/impacto/articulo/concentracion-de-la-tierra-en-colombia-el-1-por-ciento-de-las-fincas-mas-grandes-ocupan-el-81-por-ciento-de-la-tierra/40882 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) This is …

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GOLD

After four months of investigation, El Colombiano found out how every one of the links in the chain works in …

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