Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

On 16 August, around 60 people participated in Marikana Solidarity Collective’s (Marikana Miners Solidarity Campaign, Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum, Decolonising Environmentalism and London Mining Network) vigil of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana...
Fear and loathing in La Guajira

Fear and loathing in La Guajira

Forced eviction of the community of Tabaco to make way for the Cerrejon coal mine, 9 August 2001 Report by Richard Solly of Colombia Solidarity Campaign and Co-ordinator of London Mining Network It is sad to see fear on the faces of people you love because of the...
Open letter to Cerrejon Coal

Open letter to Cerrejon Coal

On 24 July, an open letter was sent by email to Lina Echeverri of Carbones del Cerrejon (Cerrejon Coal), the mining company operating the vast Cerrejon opencast coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia. It is owned by London-listed multinationals Anglo American, BHP and...