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1 November 2011
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Author: Gran Colombia Gold

Gran Colombia Gold desea responder a los artículos de El Espectador y la Agencia de Noticias Escuela Sindical, publicados en su sitio web, con relación a nuestro proyecto minero en Marmato. Las imprecisiones y los errores en estos artículos (en...

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Article
1 October 2011
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Author: Alfredo Molano Bravo, El Espectador [Colombia]

…Medoro Resources [hoy Gran Colombia Gold]…[busca desalojar] 150 minas de subsistencia explotadas por trabajadores conocidos como guacheros...[pero] el Comité Cívico sostiene que Medoro no tiene derecho a expropiar…Según…[el] geólogo principal de...

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30 September 2011
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9 September 2011

Response from Marmato, Colombia to the murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo

Author: The Regional Indigenous Council of the department of Caldas (CRIDEC) and the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers' Collective

The Regional Indigenous Council…of Caldas and the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers' Collective condemn the murder of José Reinel Restrepo, the parish priest of the municipality of Marmato…The media have associated his death with a supposed mugging, which...

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28 August 2011
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28 August 2011
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Author: Oscar Castaño Valencia, Programa Oriéntese [Colombia]

[El Comité por la defensa de Marmato, Caldas, narra sus perspectivas de resistencia pacífica a la minería a cielo abierto que haría Medoro Resources. Entrevista a pobladores, mineros y al sacerdote Jorge Reinel Restrepo, asesinado el 2 de septiembre,...

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Article
1 August 2011

Mineworkers’ Leader Gunned Down in Colombia

Author: ICEM

The ICEM condemns the…assassination of Colombian mineworkers' leader Rafael Tobón Zea on 26 July. Tobón was shot three times and killed by paramilitaries near his home in the city of Segovia...Tobón…was a leader of the metal and mineworkers' union...

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Article
6 July 2011
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Author: El Tiempo [Colombia]

El ministro de Minas y Energía, Carlos Rodado Noriega, dijo que no es cierto que en el sector de minerales de Colombia algunos problemas se arreglen con dinero…Su declaración, se produce después de que 'La W Radio' cuestionó los alcances de la...

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5 July 2011

Colombia: Video report on "gold fever" leading to displacement, killings & environmental damages - includes comments by Medoro Resources

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Article
5 July 2011

[video] Colombia's gold rush

Author: Fault Lines, Al Jazeera

Nowhere is...[gold fever] more lethal than in Colombia, where the gold rush has become a new axle in Colombia's civil war...[T]he Colombian government is accused of targeting poor workers to protect big business interests and committing human rights...

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