Workers from a private security firm have blocked the facilities at a coal mine in northeastern Colombia for five consecutive days over a contract dispute, a statement from the mining Full Article »
Workers at Colombia’s largest open-pit mine, Cerrejon, have been offered “collective holidays” to avoid facing mass layoffs, local media reported on Wednesday.
An attack attributed to Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC derailed on Thursday a Cerrejon coal transporter and caused severe damage to the railway in the northern La Guajira department. According Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday urged Colombians not to be manipulated and used in strikes that have been occurring throughout the country. “There is a deliberate action to promote Full Article »