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Documentary screening: QUEREMOS CHICHA, QUEREMOS MAÍZ!

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Colombia Solidarity Campaign London Branch Meeting 7pm Tuesday 15 May

A documentary about the proposed la Colosa open cast gold mining project, produced by Bertram Doll and Helena Sala. La Colosa is a project being explored by London-listed AngloGold Ashanti in Cajamarca, an agricultural community nestled in the central Andean mountains of Colombia . Beneath Cajamarca is one of the world's largest gold reserves discovered in the last decade. If the mine goes ahead, a unique ecosystem will be devastated, and strategic water sources that are crucial for the livelihoods of thousands of Colombians will be lost forever.

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NO A LA MINA! SI A LA VIDA!

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3pm-6pm, Friday 1 June, outside Colombian Embassy, London
Nearest Tube: Knightsbridge
3 Hans Crescent, London SW1X 0LN

Join us in solidarity with the people of Cajamarca, central Colombia, to say
NO TO THE COLOSA MINE AND YES TO LIFE!

No a la Mina! Si a la vida!

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Higher Education, Environment and Human Rights in Colombia today

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6-8pm  Thursday 17th November
Room 349, 3rd floor of  Senate House
Malet St London WC1E 7HU (near SOAS; nearest tubes Goodge Street or Russell Square)

Higher Education, Environment and Human Rights in Colombia today

Speakers:  Berenice Celeyta - Director of Asociacion Nomadesc, Colombian human rights NGO based in Valle de Cauca, Southwest region.
Carlos Gonzalez- President of Sintraunicol Valle del Cauca (Valle del Cauca section of National Union of University Workers)
Institute for the Study of the Americas staff

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New driver, but same direction – heading for a train crash

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Santos Leading Colombia towards Prosperity for All?

Colombia Solidarity Campaign London Briefing Meeting
7pm Tuesday 15 November
The Apple Tree pub, 45 Mount Pleasant, WC1 (Russell Square, Farringdon, Kings X or Angel tube)

Speakers:   Report back from delegation to Cajamarca plus briefings from Colombian guests

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Picket!! Stop la colosa gold mine!! No a la colosa!!!

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Friday, October 14 · 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Colombian Embassy, 3 Hans Crescent, London SW1X 0LN


COLOMBIA, the second most BIODIVERSE country in the world, home to 105 INDIGENOUS CULTURES, is under theat by MINING MULTINATIONALS. Mining titles now cover 8% of national territory. London-listed ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI holds the majority of them, many in Indigenous or Afro-Colombian lands, or areas with UNIQUE or IRREPLACEABLE ECOSYSTEMS. Land is being handed over to mining companies with the blessing of the Colombian state.

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The London Mining Network (LMN) is an alliance of human rights, development and environmental groups. We pledge to expose the role of companies, funders and government in the promotion of unacceptable mining projects.