Media coverage of the BHP Billiton AGM

Media coverage of the BHP Billiton AGM

The issues raised around the BHP AGM by Angelica Ortiz and Luisa Rodriguez from Colombia were well covered by BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight, RTTV’s Going Underground, The Ecologist, Counterpunch (reposted from The Ecologist) and Independent Catholic...
Church investors' visit to Colombian coal mines causes concern

Church investors' visit to Colombian coal mines causes concern

Colombian riot police carry out forced eviction at Roche, La Guajira, Colombia, on 24 February 2016,   so that the Cerrejon coal mine can expand. In late February, a delegation of Church investors from several countries visited coal mining regions in the provinces of...
Latest news about Cerrejon Coal in Colombia

Latest news about Cerrejon Coal in Colombia

Members of indigenous Wayuu communities recently blocked the railway carrying coal from the Cerrejon mine (a joint venture of BHP Billiton, Glencore and Anglo American) to the export port on the coast. The protest was violently attacked by police. The protest came in...