Workers at Cerrejon mine reject ‘shift of death’

Workers at Cerrejon mine reject ‘shift of death’

Statement from Sintracarbón (National Union of Workers in the Coal Industry in Colombia) 18 July, 2020 We Say NO to the Shift of Death – Declaration of the Board of Directors of Sintracarbón Yesterday, 17 July, during the meeting of the Board of Directors of our...
Workers at Cerrejon mine reject ‘shift of death’

UN asked to suspend Cerrejon coal mining in Colombia

The United Nations is being asked to call for the suspension of coal mining in the Provincial Reserve in la Guajira, Colombia, due to the COVID-19 emergency. Statement from Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective),...
Christian Aid Ireland slams Cerrejón Coal

Christian Aid Ireland slams Cerrejón Coal

Christian Aid Ireland has published a damning report about Cerrejón Coal’s impacts on the communities around its operations. Cerrejón is owend by London-listed multinationals Anglo American, BHP Group and Glencore. The Republic of Ireland’s only coal-fired...
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...