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  1. Feeding the Monster: Militarization and Privatized "Security" in Central America

    placed on the agenda the creation of new police forces in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.   In June, ... 2 the Internal Affairs unit of the police was disbanded and a new law was passed to expedite professional review ... corruption with a new unit, the National Direction for Investigation and Evaluation of the Police Career (...)

  2. Mining in Colombia- At What Cost?

    Español A New Report from Peace Brigades International: Colombia is one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet and is home to more than 10% of the world’s plant and animal species. But today, 40% of Colombia’s land has been licensed to, or is being solicited by, multinational companies (...)

  3. Against All Odds: The Deadly Struggle of Land Rights Leaders in Colombia

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  4. The UN Special Rapporteur addresses the impacts of extractive industries on indigenous peoples

    (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The Report provides ... Committee Statement   James Anaya Says Issue Will Be Major Focus of Work during New Mandate; Hopes ... of the 2014 World Conference on Indigenous Peoples to open a new phase in the promotion and protection (...)

  5. Declaration of the Colombian National Congress of lands, territories and sovereignties

    This is a series of serious commitments in the building of a new country, acquired by organizations and processes (...)

  6. Popular revolt against gold mining

    /202-triunfo-la-movilizacion-contra-el-proyecto-minero-en-santurban Source: WRM's bulletin Nº; 167 (...)

  7. Lessons from Santurbán: Canadian mining company Greystar's project in Santander

    This clearly demonstrates the possibility of new forms of resistance and social expression in the country. (...)

  8. Oil palm grows by the force of violence

    that some of the new plantations being developed have been financed as farming projects for the same ... to the new plantations developed since the beginning of the decade. In previous processes ... for Economic and Social Policy (CONPES) announced new policies increasing Government support to the expansion (...)

  9. Violence continues against afro-colombian communities

    But the assault and threats to Janio’s life was nothing new for the communities of Afro-descendants, indigenous ... that would later be harvested for mass production of palm oil for the world market. When new waves ... by a common history, mestizo, indigenous and Afro-Colombians organized their new Humanitarian Zones (...)