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...
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...
Legal action against Cerrejón Coal’s environmental licence

Legal action against Cerrejón Coal’s environmental licence

Press release from CAJAR lawyers’ collective (Colectivo de Abogados Jose Alvear Restrepo), Bogota, Friday 22 February 2019. (Unofficial translation; original in Spanish.) Cerrejón Coal is owned by London-listed companies Anglo American, BHP and Glencore. Legal...