News & Multimedia from 2000

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El Pueblo Indigena U´WA de los Departamentos de Boyaca, Santander, Norte de Santander, Arauca y Casanare, Denunciamos Ante la Opinion Publica Nacional e Internacional

January 31, 2000

A las fuerzas armadas revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) por las diferentes acciones que ha venido adelantando contra el pueblo indígena U´wa, como son, la intimidación armada realizadas contra indígenas moradores de nuestras comunidades en meses anteriores, como es el ametrallamiento de la vivienda del señor Carlos Tegría Uncaria, la retención, secuestro y posterior asesinato de los tres hermanos indigenistas nortea [...]

Drilling for Trouble: Should Gore Stop Oxy?

January 31, 2000Time Magazine

TIME Notebook: The Veep faces pressure to stop Occidental Petroleum from drilling on Indian lands in Colombia When President Clinton proposed giving $1.6 billion in military aid to fight drug lords in Colombia last week, he probably never thought of the U'Wa Indians. But the tribe is fighting off attempts by Occidental Petroleum to drill for an estimated 1.5 billion bbl. [...]

Communique to the National and International Public:

January 31, 2000

1. We denounce the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) for the various actions that they have carried out against the U'wa people; such as armed intimidation against indigenous inhabitants of our communities in past months; the machine-gun fire attack on Mr. [...]

Eight Arrested for Shutting down Gore's New Hampshire Campaign HQ Environmentalists Target VP for Ties to Oxy's Colombia Oil Project

January 26, 2000

Manchester NH - Eight environmental and human rights activists were arrested around 1:00 p.m. today for staging a sit-in at the Gore campaign headquarters in Manchester. [...]

Comunicado a la Opinion Publica Invasion y Desalojo al Pueblo U`WA Atropello a los Intereses Nacionales y a la Identidad Cultural

January 25, 2000

El día de hoy, 25 de Enero del año 2000, en vergonzosa acción de las fuerzas militares y de policía, en cabeza del Mayor Víctor Hugo Rojas Aragón, indígenas del pueblo U`wa fuimos desalojados de nuestras propiedades Santa Rita y Bellavista, donde se encuentra ubicado el punto de perforación Gibraltar I. [...]

Communique to Public Opinion Invasion and Eviction of the UWA People Violation of national interest and cultural identity

January 25, 2000

Today, the 25th of January, 2000, in a shameful action by the military and police forces, headed by Major Victor Hugo Rojas Aragón, we the indigenous U’wa people were evicted from our land at Santa Rita and Bellavista, where the oil drilling site Gibraltar 1 is located. [...]

Colombian Military Invades U'WA Tribe's Legal Territory to Protect OXY'S Oil Project

January 25, 2000

Today's meeting between President Clinton and Colombian President AndrésPastrana in Washington to discuss increased US military funding drewcriticisms from international human rights groups concerned about the recentmilitarization of the U'wa people's legal, traditional lands. [...]

Bought and Paid for Gore's Oily Family Friends, Bush's Profitable Harvard Connections and Other Stories You're Not Likely to Read about

January 21, 2000Salon.com

Vice President Al Gore delivered a scathing speech back on Oct. [...]

URGENTE Comunicado a la Opinion Publica Nacional e Internacional la OXY Invade Territorio U´WA el Ejercito de Colombia con 5000 Efectivos al Servicio de la Occidental

January 20, 2000

El día 19 de enero del 2000, mas de 5000 efectivos de las Fuerzas militares del ejercito colombiano, fuertemente armados, invadieron nuestro territorio tradicional, exactamente en el sitio Cedeño, donde se encuentra ubicado el punto de perforación petrolera Pozo Gibraltar 1, de la empresa Occidental, OXY. Frente a la oposición presentada por el pueblo U´wa, en cabeza de nuestro representante y líder indíg [...]

URGENT Communication To The National and International Public: Oxy Invades U'wa Territory The Colombian Army Has 5000 Agents at the Service of Occidental

January 20, 2000

Cubará, Colombia - On January 19, 2000 more than 5,000 agents of the Colombian Military, heavily armed, invaded our traditional territory, exactly at Cedeno, where Oxy's oil drilling site Gibraltar 1 is situated. [...]

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