Landslide Victory for Environmental Defenders in Colombia

Landslide Victory for Environmental Defenders in Colombia

PRESS RELEASE: Colombia Solidarity Campaign 28 March 2017 Citizens of Cajamarca vote 98% against La Colosa AngloGold Ashanti open cast gold mining project The ​Consulta Popular (a popular consultation or referendum) held in Cajamarca, Colombia, on 26 March 2017...

Indefinite strike declared against AngloGold Ashanti in Colombia

Around 350 inhabintants of Doima in the department of Tolima in Colombia declared an indefinite strike on 5 February and blocked a bridge giving London-listed AngloGold Ashanti access to the hamlet of Piedras. Protesters reject the company’s plans to use the...

Colombia lawyer takes on multinational mining companies

An environmental lawyer who has already helped several towns ban mining in their territory said he will help create a provincial assembly in western Colombia with more powers to exclude mining. Juan Ceballos, a lawyer with a passion for the environment, plans to help...

Colombia mining projects delayed over environmental issues

Colombia’s foreign-led Angostura and La Colosa mining projects have been delayed due to environmental concerns. Angostura is owned by Eco Oro, formerly Greystar, a Canadian company listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM). La Colosa is owned...