Colombia: Free the Bruno River!

Colombia: Free the Bruno River!

Urgent action request from YLNM Members Coal Action Network Dear supporters, In October 2018 three Colombian leaders came to offer their support and to learn from communities in the UK fighting opencast coal mine. Now they are asking for our assistance. They live in la Guajira, a semi desert region...

Colombia in focus (II): Those opposing mining are considered terrorists

Colombia in focus (II): Those opposing mining are considered terrorists

 In part two of an extended interview, YLNM Coordinator Mariana Gomez and environmental and cultural governance expert Nelson Ortiz describe how mining companies come to regions of Colombia promising gold and money to the local groups, later leaving them with nothing. As a result, local communities in areas such as...