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...
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...
Open letter to mining companies at Cerrejon, Colombia

Open letter to mining companies at Cerrejon, Colombia

The following open letter was sent on Monday 8 July 2019 to Cerrejon Coal and its multinational corporate owners Coal mining in Colombia: Diversion of the Arroyo Bruno and fulfilment of Constitutional Court Sentence SU-698 of 2017 We are writing to express our deep...