Ecopetrol pledges to move forward with fracking pilot projects, outgoing minister warns of “legal issue” if fracking banned

Photo: On June 28, PBI-Canada met with a PBI-Colombia accompanied CREDHOS convened meeting of social leaders in Puerto Wilches and heard their determination to stop fracking and to defend life, water and territory. On July 7, President-elect Gustavo Petro tweeted: “There will be no fracking in Colombia.” This week, Colombia’s Read more…

PBI-Kenya accompanies Ruaraka Social Justice Centre as safety measures developed for August election

On Facebook, PBI-Kenya added: “The training took participants thorough status review of Ruaraka SJC during the campaign period, risk assessment, safety measures, roles and responsibilities of each member at the center, development of policies and protocols, and emergency planning.” The general election is scheduled for August 9, 2022. Following the Read more…

Yuli Velásquez shot at near Barrancabermeja, her guard wounded in the attack

Photo: CREDHOS, PBI-Colombia and PBI-Canada with Yuli Velásquez (in green cap) on the San Silvestre wetland, June 30. On July 5, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “Today serious attack against environmental leader Yuli Velásquez, president Fedepesan [the Federation of Santander Fishers for Tourism and Environment], leaving an escort injured. It occurs days after Read more…

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