Interviews with Two Colombian Labour Leaders: Idarraga and Ramirez Castigate Canadian Mining Companies

By Asad Ismi Joining in the release of my report, Profiting from Repression: Canadian Investment in Trade with Colombia, on May 3 in Ottawa was the Colombian Network Against Large-Scale Transnational Mining (RECLAME), a coalition of 50 rights and environmental organizations in Colombia. I was greatly honoured by RECLAME’s participation. The coalition was represented by […]

The Latin American Revolution (Part 14): Opposition to Canadian Mining Companies Rising in Colombia

By Asad Ismi Canadian companies operating in Colombia are more economically powerful than ever before: they partly own and run Colombia’s largest oil pipeline (Talisman), and they are its leading private oil producer (Pacific Rubiales) and its biggest gold mining company (Gran Colombia Gold). With such significant power, the ten Canadian corporations in Colombia’s oil […]