“We are a kilometre away from where the bodies were found. They were over there, around the next corner, just left on the road (…)”
We arrive at Argelia, a municipality in the Cauca department, in the heart of the Colombian Massif region. Continue reading “If the rivers could speak, they would tell us about our dead”
One sunny afternoon I met up with three friends, Erik, Wayra and Camilo, who are actively involved in a collective called Cuerpos Gramaticales, and they told me about an experience they had on 19 September in the Cauca River Canyon, in Antioquia, where they did a performance act with people who live in the territory, alongside the Rios Vivos Movement. Continue reading The Cauca River still has many stories to tell
Saying Northeast Antioquia is to name some of the most emblematic municipalities in Colombia: Remedios and Segovia; which in their own way conjure up visions of their main source of wealth: gold. Continue reading All that glitters is not gold in Northeast Antioquia
Over the past few years we have seen a spike in attacks against people defending their land and specifically the environment against the economic interests of multinational companies. Continue reading Why are people defending the environment being attacked? And how can they be protected?
At the beginning of December 2015 we accompanied Nomadesc to the fourth ‘Marking Our Territory’ meeting which took place in Buenaventura, in the Valle del Cauca department. Continue reading An inspiring moment