Glencore: the dark side of mining activities

  Bild (Ausschnitt): © Golda Fuentes [CC BY 2.0] - flickr

Environmental and health hazards in Colombia

In Cesar´s department in Colombia, the soil is rich in raw materials. Many mining companies, including the Swiss company Glencore, have settled here next to small villages over the past 20 years. Activities of these companies are of utmost importance for the Colombian government concerning tax receipts, exportations and employment.   ... →