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[PDF] La Colosa: A Death Foretold- Alternative Report about the AngloGold Ashanti Gold Mining Project in Cajamarca, Tolima, Colombia

Author: Colombia Solidarity Campaign, Published on: 1 December 2013

...Chapter 1 addresses the issue of AGA within a global context…Chapter 2 covers…conflicts with artisan miners caused by the presence and operations of AGA…the evasion of surface levies, investigated by the Contraloría (Comptroller)…Chapter 3 outlines a corporate and operational structure…to manage private benefits to undermine Colombian state and regional institutions…Chapter 4 signals that…50 hectares of the La Colosa project are located within a páramo zone…Chapter 5 demonstrates that…[risks] and potential impacts that have been insufficiently discussed in the course of the debate… Chapter 6 indicates that…there are serious violations of the environmental and industry regulatory framework…Chapter 7…[deals with] cases of violations of labour rights…Chapter 8 analyses a corporate strategy that looks to distort information…Chapter 9 shows that AGA has established economic and political links with significant actors…Chapter 10 details the testimony of people interviewed who…have suffered various types of harassment…Chapter 11 focuses on a growing network at a regional and national level in opposition to the mining project...

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