Colombia: Colombian Court Sides With Local Communities On Halting A Mine In Choco
Colombia's Afro-descendant and indigenous communities have more to cheer about this year.
In March, the Colombian Constitutional Court upheld a 2009 decision halting a mining project in the country's northwestern department of Chocó, saying the Afro-Colombian and indigenous communities there have the right to determine what happens on their land.
Muriel Mining Corp. had sought to develop a...
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