Tabaco: 20 years since eviction and still no justice

Tabaco: 20 years since eviction and still no justice

Residents of Tabac standing in the ruins of their houses, October 2001 By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network On 9 August 2001, the residents of the village of Tabaco in La Guajira, Colombia, were violently evicted from their land and their village was...
News from Cerrejón: Blockades and Lawsuits

News from Cerrejón: Blockades and Lawsuits

Mineworkers and Wayuú communities paralyze the operations of the Cerrejón mine in Colombia, while Anglo American files a lawsuit against Colombia Cerrejón, the largest opencast coal mine in Latin America, has had to cease its operations in the north-east of Colombia...