At the heart of Vaupés there is a mining project that is testing the commitment of the Government Colombia with the Amazon.
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
April 13, 2015
Mining rights for Canadian company Cosigo Resources on Vaupes have generated a series of local conflicts by being in areas where small miners worked, and another within the Yaigojé-Apaporis National Park.
August 26, 2013
News is welcome, because despite being a biodiversity hotspot, the region also concentrates 30% of deforestation in the country.