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Colombia: forced removal to make room for the mine

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Rogelio Ustate recalls (in a poem) the day when his community (Tabaco, a township of Alto Nuevo in Guajira) was displaced by public officials in Colombia to make room for the expansion of a massive open-air coal mine, Cerrejón.

Video: Rogelio Ustate, May 2014 (in Spanish, with English subtitles)

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