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  1. Public denunciation: Threats against Movice leaders and organizations

    Español Français On august 4th 2013, a threat entitled “comunicado público #12” with the headline “Los Rastrojos, Comandos Urbanos” has been issued. It mentioned several organizations, human rights defenders, lawyers and politicians of opposition. In this (...)

  2. Murders of human rights defenders jump sharply in Colombia

    A study by Somos Defensores, a non-governmental protection program for human rights defenders, reveals shocking growth in murders of Colombian human rights defenders. The chart below illustrates that in 2012, the number of murders was nearly 14 times what (...)

  3. Pacific Rubiales provides operational update

    TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/- Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) today provided an update on its current operating activities. These include: (1) the receipt of the environmental licence required to increase water inj (...)

  4. Pacific Rubiales union problems: a year later, new weirdness

    Interfax has a clear, complete report on what reporter Anatoly Kurmanaev and I saw in the Colombian llanos two weeks ago. I have written to Pacific Rubiales requesting comment on the story and will update this post if they get in touch. From Interfax: Wha (...)

  5. The faltering engine of the Colombian mining locomotive


  6. Shame on This Canadian Company

    Français A Toronto-based company is trampling on the rights of workers, indigenous people and the environment in Colombia, but Canadian officials are more concerned with strengthening business ties in the country. As president of Canada's largest ene (...)

  7. Anti oil giant Pacific Rubiales rally in Puerto Gaitán

    Pacific Rubiales Energy has over the last decade grown to be the largest independent oil company in South America. A result of a myriad of mergers between different companies, it can trace its presence in Colombia back to 1982 and made big inroads in the (...)

  8. New attack on the organizers of judgment against Pacific Rubiales

    Español Death threats against community leader, his family and the union, hacking web sites, stealing computers and records of the hearings of Puerto Gaitan. Bogotá, 20 July 2013   During the early hours of today, Saturday 20 July, the house of the Brothe (...)

  9. NGOs prepare ethical tribunal on Pacific Rubiales

    Español Français Canadian NGOs met with residents of Puerto Gaitán, Meta (Colombia) to gather evidence that Campo Rubiales is polluting and endangering the population Campo Rubiales / Gabriel Aponte Nine members of Canadian civil society organizations wen (...)

  10. Colombian labour union accuses Canada’s Pacific Rubiales Energy of intimidation

    MEDELLIN, Colombia – Colombian authorities are investigating accusations a Canadian resources company has used threats and intimidation to bust up union activity. USO, a Colombian labour union, has filed a complaint with the country’s Attorney General all (...)