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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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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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THE WAYUU ARE DYING OF THIRST

By Alejandro Reyes Posada, El Espectador, February 6, 2020 https://www.onic.org.co/comunicados-regionales/3612-el-exterminio-por-sed-de-los-wayuus (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) All the talk …

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THE BAD TASTE AMONG THE WAYUU AFTER THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT DECISION AGAINST CERREJÓN

By Felipe Morales Sierra, El Espectador, February 5, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/judicial/el-sinsabor-entre-los-wayuu-por-el-fallo-de-la-corte-constitucional-contra-cerrejon-articulo-903185 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) It’s been more …

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Colombia Support Network Delegation to Colombia, January 17-29, 2020

The Colombia Support Network (CSN) is organizing a delegation to Colombia for January 17-29, 2020. We will begin our visit …

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A Time for Celebration in Colombia, but also to Focus on Solving Continuing Problems

            Today’s victory by Egan Bernal, a 22 year old Colombian, in the Tour de France, is reason for celebration. …

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More than 80 observations about the environmental study for the Minesa project

(Translated by CSN Volunteer Translator Steve Cagan) ANLA has asked for adjustment in the plan’s projected area of influence  in …

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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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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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CSN Newsletter Spring 2016

This edition of our CSN Newsletter features articles focused on threats to natural resources and rural communities presented by government-supported …

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