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Community Members from the Municipality of Puerto Gaitan, Meta Demonstrate Outside Pacific Rubiales Energy Headquarters in Bogota

In the early hours of May 12, 2014, community members from various towns from the municipality of Puerto Gaitan, Meta arrived to Bogota to install the “Encampment for Territory, Life, and Resistance” in front of the Pacific Rubiales Energy (PRE) Headquarters. The 100 participants of this encampment are calling for a suspension of all contracts with the multinational Pacific Rubiales in the region, an end to petroleum exploitation at CPE-6...

Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal: Session on the Canadian Mining Industry in Latin America May 30 – June1, 2014, Montreal, Québec

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) has gathered together to judge Canadian mining companies that are accused of threatening the fundamental human rights of peoples in Latin America; and to consider allegations against the Canadian state for having contributed, through act and omission, to human rights violations of peoples in Latin America through its support for the mining industry and by favouring these companies in a context of impunity.

Communities in Casanare Speak Out Against Petroleum Exploitation and Canadian Company Talisman Energy

On April 26, 2014, hundreds of residents from the department Casanare gathered in Trinidad for a public hearing on the on the environmental and human rights impacts of oil exploitation. Senator Cepeda and a number of government officials attended. They listened to the testimonies of community members, who presented instances of human rights violations and environmental damage due to petroleum extraction by multinational companies like Talisman Energy. 

Join the CARAVAN FOR THE DEFENCE OF THE LAND from 19 to 29 August 2014, Nariño, Colombia

Open Letter to Pacific Rubiales Energy (PRE) Shareholders