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Francia Marquez of Colombia, who rallied other women to vigorously oppose gold mining in the Cauca region. — Claire Nouvian of France, who successfully campaigned against deep-sea fish trawling. — Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid of South Africa, who fought to stop a nuclear plant deal between ...
Medellin energy company EPM insists on flooding a region in northwest Colombia where victims of the armed conflict say hundreds of their loved ones ... EPM wants to flood the area on July 1 to begin operating the Hidroituango hydroelectric dam located in the north of the Antioquia province and partly ...

Colombia on Monday extradited the founder of the country's largest illegal armed group, the AGC, to the United States on drug trafficking charges. ... mentioned the former president and his brother Santiago, who have been accused of forming their own death squads in the war-torn Antioquia province.
Buses in Lagos, shipping containers in the Netherlands and even a couple of Colombian donkeys are enjoying a new lease of life as bookmobiles, ... When he began operating in Colombia's mountainous Magdalena Province, in 1997, the area was difficult to access by car, so donkeys were an ideal ...
“El Paisa” was the feared commander of the elite Teofilo Forero column before demobilizing and leading integration efforts in Miravalle, a village in the south Colombian Caqueta province. El Paisa disappeared shortly after the arrival of “Ivan Marquez.” The FARC's political leader surprisingly left the capital ...
Venezuelan citizens cross the Simon Bolivar international bridge from San Antonio del Tachira in Venezuela to the Norte de Santander province of Colombia .... Colombian returnees, corruption, implementing the peace accords," says Monsignor Hector Fabio Henao, director of Caritas Colombia, which has ...

"We would get guns and go to war," the grizzled miner said during his break at the Queen of Gold mine, near Vetas, Colombia, on the steep slopes of Santander province. "How else could we feed our children?" Mr. Gamboa is not alone. The Vetas municipality will soon hold Colombia's first-ever, and so far ...
Dutch Government backs reconciliation talks in Colombian coal province: The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok, has visited Colombia's Cesar province to offer support for a reconciliation dialogue between coal mining companies and victims of human rights violations. The Swedish power company ...
... by Colombia's Constitutional Court demanding that the company paid damages to Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities affected by its operations in the northern Cordoba province. The court overturned a previous decision and accepted as valid arguments and evidence presented by community ...
Starting 2 March 2018, an oil spill occurred from Ecopetrol´s Lisama field 158 in the Santander province of Colombia. The leak was reportedly contained one month later. The spill primarily affected La Lizama and Sogamoso river ecosystems. The Sogamoso River is a tributary of the Magdalena River, ...

Two journalists with the Ecuadorian newspaper El Comercio and their driver, who authorities say were abducted on March 26 by FARC dissident groups, were shown alive in a video broadcast on Colombian station RCN. The abduction took place close to a military checkpoint in Mataje, in the Ecuadorian ...
During the primaries, Decent Colombia received more votes than the right-wing coalition, Awake, in eight departments of the Colombian Caribbean. ... The OEM also highlighted the lack of accreditation: at least 141 towns registered more voters than inhabitants, especially in the provinces of Antioquia, ...
Under the peace agreement signed by Colombia's president, Juan Manuel Santos, it will nonetheless have five seats in the 108-seat senate and five of ... Sergio Fajardo, a centre-left former governor of the north-western province of Antioquia, is a long shot to get into a second round of presidential voting.
The Innovation Hub - the innovation agency of the Gauteng province - congratulates Makhamisa Foods, a company incubated at BioPark@Gauteng, for being selected to participate in the Outward Selling Mission to Bogota, Colombia from 20 to 22 March 2018 and the Agro-Food Nigeria Trade Show, taking ...
BOGOTA — Police hauled a handcuffed Cuban man into court in Colombia's capital Thursday for allegedly plotting to kill U.S. diplomats in the name of ... In 2015, he entered the country legally on a visa with the aim of eventually making his way to the U.S., a Colombian official told The Associated Press on ...
BOGOTA — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he's resuming peace talks with the nation's last remaining rebel group. Santos told the nation in a televised broadcast Monday that he's sending his chief negotiator back to Ecuador for a new round of talks in belief that “peace saves lives.”.
Violent protests have erupted at state-controlled Ecopetrol's Castilla, Chichimene and CPO-9 oilfields in Colombia's central Meta province. ... since 2013, resulting in a sharp impact on its oil-dependent economy — causing export earnings, national income and the value of the Colombian peso to decline.
The governor of a province in north-eastern Colombia has declared a state of emergency over fighting between rival rebel groups. ... The Colombian government suspended peace talks with the ELN in January following attacks in the north of the country which left seven police officers dead and 47 people ...
Results in Colombia's legislative elections and interparty primaries show Ivan Duque and Gustavo Petro winning the right-wing and left-wing coalition vote ... of accreditation "generating protests": at least 141 towns registered more voters than inhabitants, especially in the provinces of Antioquia, Boyaca and ...


 

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