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Response by Cerrejon coal

Author: Cerrejon Coal, Published on: 29 January 2019

...Cerrejon has participated in the resettlement process with Roche, and with the other communities, in a constructive spirit and in good faith, but in spite of its complexity we do not share the opinion that this process has failed...We admit that these processes are difficult...The families in Roche received compensations and indemnifications that included providing land, according to the varied effects of each family, on which they have the possibilities to continue their farming activities...We know some of the programs have had problems, mainly with access to water...

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This is a response from the following companies: Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore)