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 25, 2013
At the heart of Vaupés there is a mining project that is testing the commitment of the Government Colombia with the Amazon.
July 29, 2014
Colombia’s president signed a decree to declare the area as a protected area, and preventing it from being affected by activities such as artisanal mining.
June 14, 2013
Mineral extraction in this region is seen more and more like a development model, which many fear.