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  1. Profiting from Repression: Canadian Investment in and Trade with Colombia

    presented in bold type in this report is new information; that presented in normal type is from the 2006 edition of the report which is still relevant. About 80% of the information is new. Published by Canadian (...)

  2. Harper's Third-World Environmental Policies for the First World

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  3. Small-Scale Miners in Nariño Face Crackdown as Foreign Companies Set Sights on Colombia

    of a new mining code in 2001 and new policies meant to crackdown on informal mining, the Colombian ... between small-scale miners and multinationals, and that along with passing new regulations it is providing ... how new government policies can benefit them. "It's hard to tell which is better, having (...)

  4. Death and Impunity Increase in Chocó

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  5. Emerald Energy Exploits Colombian Andes

    in 1998, the company began a rapid expansion: It built multiple platforms in Matambo, and opened up new ... Development issued Environmental License 1609 to Emerald Energy, allowing it to install five new platforms ... by the Ministry of Environment. The ruling allows Emerald to construct three new platforms, each with capacity (...)

  6. Foreign policy is mining policy

    a trend in international development that is raising new concerns. “As I listen to this conversation... ... The new direction in foreign policy is having other negative effects, the same House of Commons committee ... and $18 billion of its trade surplus. “Those kinds of numbers are giving Canadians a new appreciation (...)

  7. No more first come, first served for granting mining concessions in Colombia

    Español Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, announced yesterday that the country will be issuing a new mining code to boost the industry and reinforce control of illegal mining, reports local ... 5Mha, so the new mining zones are equivalent to 60% of what is currently assigned for mining (...)

  8. Small-farm families in northern Nariño stand to lose their land to mining companies

    the surface. Then the land began to acquire a new use, causing great uncertainty and conflict as residents were ... 500–700 meters below the surface, was initially placed here. But then new drilling sites were set up ... Development Agency (CIDA) and the World Bank.   The new version of the law gives foreign companies the same (...)

  9. In the Path of the Mining-Energy Locomotive – Resisting Colombia’s Quimbo Hydroelectric Project

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  10. Colombian gold-mining village fights to stay put

    by ongoing violence. And these efforts to restore land to displaced people have themselves triggered a new ... Mining development is also an increasingly sore issue throughout Colombia. Under new mining laws crafted ... to a new hospital now under construction in the principal area where the company proposes to resettle (...)

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