Colombia: Cerrejon Coal moves to evict community of Papayal

Colombia: Cerrejon Coal moves to evict community of Papayal

The huge Cerrejon opencast coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia, is currently owned by London-listed multinationals Anglo American, BHP and Glencore (though Glencore will assume complete control of the mine in 2022). It has a history of forced relocations of farming...
News from Cerrejón: Blockades and Lawsuits

News from Cerrejón: Blockades and Lawsuits

Mineworkers and Wayuú communities paralyze the operations of the Cerrejón mine in Colombia, while Anglo American files a lawsuit against Colombia Cerrejón, the largest opencast coal mine in Latin America, has had to cease its operations in the north-east of Colombia...
Colombia: Cerrejon Coal moves to evict community of Papayal

Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

The Cerrejon mine is the largest opencast coal mine in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. It is owned by three mining companies listed on the London Stock Exchange – Anglo American, BHP and Glencore. Workers at the mine have been on strike since...