2014 – Glencore alleged to have funded Colombian paramilitaries

In 2014, the peace movement PAX releases a report on the paramilitary violence that occurred in Cesar between 1996 and 2006 – a region of northern Colombia in which Glencore owns two mines through its subsidiary Prodeco [see 1995].1   In that period there...

1995 – Glencore acquires coal mines in Colombia

In 1995, Glencore acquires Prodeco, a Colombian coal-mining group that owns the Calenturitas concession in the Cesar region of northern Colombia. Production begins in 2004, and is significantly expanded by the acquisition and integration of the nearby La Jagua mine.1...
Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

The dried up bed of the Arroyo Bruno below the diversion, July 2019 Legal Clinic research to protect the rights of a river Indigenous communities threatened by climate change in Colombia had successfully argued in court that a British owned coal mining company should...