Peru: residents block roads in protest against Anglo American

Peru: residents block roads in protest against Anglo American

In Moquegua (southern Peru), hundreds of citizens including campesinas and campesinos protesting against the Quellaveco copper mining project, run by the British Anglo American company, blocked the most important roads in the region, which has caused dozens of...
Tabaco, Colombia: still no justice after 18 years

Tabaco, Colombia: still no justice after 18 years

On 9 August 2001 the Afro-Descendant community of Tabaco was forcibly displaced from their ancestral land to give way to the biggest open cast coal mine in Latin America: Cerrejon. The mine is currently owned by Anglo American, BHP and Glencore, three multinational...
Cerrejón Coal: another forced eviction coming up

Cerrejón Coal: another forced eviction coming up

The Arroyo Bruno near El Rocío The indigenous community of El Rocío, located along the Arroyo Bruno (Bruno Stream) between Albania and Maicao in La Guajira, Colombia, was threatened with forcible displacement by police on 23 and 24 July, and has since been verbally...
The rush to mine an ocean, and the struggle to save a river

The rush to mine an ocean, and the struggle to save a river

Dear friends, London Mining Network agrees that we have to phase out fossil fuels fast. That means a swift transition away from coal, among other things. We are working with member groups Coal Action Network, Colombia Solidarity Campaign and War on Want to support...
Saving the river: the struggle for Colombia’s Arroyo Bruno

Saving the river: the struggle for Colombia’s Arroyo Bruno

Senator Jorge Robledo at the hearing in Riohacha On Monday 9 July, representatives of LMN member group Colombia Solidarity Campaign, Swiss NGO Aktionsgruppe Schweiz Kolumbien, US-based North Shore Colombia Solidarity and other international observers attended an event...