El pueblo caficultor de Jericó, Colombia se le enfrenta a la poderosa AngloGold Ashanti

The coffee town of Jericó, Colombia defeats the mighty AngloGold Ashanti

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The coffee town of Jericó, Colombia defeats the mighty AngloGold Ashanti

The coffee town of Jericó, Colombia defeats the mighty AngloGold Ashanti

Original post: https://www.las2orillas.co/el-caficultor-de-jerico-se-le-enfrenta-la-poderosa-anglogold-ashanti/ The mayor of the municipality of Jericó, Antioquia, Jorge Pérez Hernández fulfilled the decision of the city council and ordered the sealing of the farm ‘La Mancha’ last weekend, where the South African mining company was intending to exploit a mine.  From the moment the City council of...

Mines & Territory – Colombia – March 2019

You can download this news letter with updated information about socio environmental conflicts in Colombia, and the latest news about these in the following link: https://catapa.be/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Mines-Territory-February-Issue-2019.pdf This is a huge effort brought to the network by CATAPA ...

Organizaciones de España y Portugal estrechan lazos  para denunciar estragos de la minería destructiva de toda la Península Ibérica

Organizaciones de España y Portugal estrechan lazos para denunciar estragos de la minería destructiva de toda la Península Ibérica

La Red contra la Minería Destructiva en Galicia ContraMINAcción -miembro de YLNM- organizó su IV Encuentro en Santiago de Compostela los días 16 y 17 de febrero acogiendo a 14 asociaciones y plataformas de España y Portugal afectadas por la actividad minera, con la idea de crear red. Bajo el...

14 Plataformas de España y Portugal se reunieron en febrero para analizar los “Impactos de la Minería en la Península Ibérica” -Declaración Final del IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción

14 Plataformas de España y Portugal se reunieron en febrero para analizar los “Impactos de la Minería en la Península Ibérica” -Declaración Final del IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción

Las plataformas asistentes redactaron una declaración final que se encuentra abajo.  Las plataformas en contra de las minas a cielo abierto cierran con balance positivo el IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción en Santiago de Compostela. Las Plataformas han elaborado una declaración final como resultado del encuentro que tuvo lugar los días...

Anglo Gold Ashanti´s ilegal mining continues in Jericó, Colombia

Anglo Gold Ashanti´s ilegal mining continues in Jericó, Colombia

The filial of the multinational of African origin in the Southwest of the department of Antioquia, Quebradona Mining Company, is now shielding behind the decision of Corantioquia to continue the perforations for mining exploration in Cauca, Jericó. On the 26thof January, the Town Hall of Jericó, suspended the mining activities...

Farmers block operations of Anglo Gold Ashanti in Jericó, Colombia

Farmers block operations of Anglo Gold Ashanti in Jericó, Colombia

Original article: https://www.rcnradio.com/colombia/antioquia/campesinos-bloquean-trabajos-de-multinacional-minera-en-jerico They claim that the municipal agreement, which prohibits mining activities in the territory, is respected.   Hundreds of famers in Jericó, Antioquia, feel undignified because of the exploratory mining activities undertaken in their territory by the company Anglogold Ashanti, in spite of the municipal agreement, persuaded my local...

La resistencia al proyecto minero de Codelco cobra fuerza en Ecuador

El 12 y 13 de enero, campesinos y campesinas de varias comunidades aledañas al proyecto minero Llurimagua en Intag finalmente se hartaron, y bloquearon el acceso funcionarios de la empresa estatal minera del Ecuador, ENAMI, y del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, quienes son los encargados de socializar con las comunidades...

Researchers and academics of prestigious universities around the globe requested the Colombian Constitutional Court to declare the nullity of the judgment that intends to limit Popular Consultations

Researchers and academics of prestigious universities around the globe requested the Colombian Constitutional Court to declare the nullity of the judgment that intends to limit Popular Consultations

Original in Spanish in the official page of Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida Researchers and academics from prestigious Universities around the world asked the Colombian Constitutional Court to declare the nullity of Judgment SU 095 of 2018 (File: T-6298958), that limits the Popular Consultations and the fundamental right...

Fusagasugá and San Bernardo say NO to Fracking and Mining through Popular Consultation to defend the largest paramo in the World

Fusagasugá and San Bernardo say NO to Fracking and Mining through Popular Consultation to defend the largest paramo in the World

Original: https://colombialibredefracking.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/comunicado-consultas-populares-fracking/ On the 21stof October, Fusagasugá and San Bernardo will become the epicenter of environmental protection, defense of water and territory in Colombia with the popular consultations taking place in these municipalities. The citizens will voice whether they agree or not with the implementation of Fracking, mining activities and oil...

Territories Discuss the Future of Popular Consultation in Colombia

Territories Discuss the Future of Popular Consultation in Colombia

The past 11thof August, in Bogotá, around 50 representatives of various territorial defence processes and a dozen experts, joined forces with the purpose of discussing the future of popular consultation in Colombia regarding extractive activities. Delegates of various municipalities from all over the country, from Cesar to Nariño, came together....