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From Piglet to Firing Squad . . . or the Ignorance of the International Community

February 1, 2000Oilwatch

A few years ago, one afternoon while it was raining in Chuscal (U'wa territory), a U'wa woman from a family of the Tegria told us about their first contact with the multinational oil company Oxy. "People arrived from the Indian Affairs Office of the Government to tell us that some people from the capital had arrived and were wanting to speak with us and were inviting us to go to Saravena. [...]

From Piglet to Firing Squad . . . or the Ignorance of the International Community

February 1, 2000Oilwatch

A few years ago, one afternoon while it was raining in Chuscal (U'wa territory), a U'wa woman from a family of the Tegria told us about their first contact with the multinational oil company Oxy. "People arrived from the Indian Affairs Office of the Government to tell us that some people from the capital had arrived and were wanting to speak with us and were inviting us to go to Saravena. [...]

Environmental Protest Dogs Occidental Petroleum at Company-Sponsored Conference Street Theater Exposes Vice President Gore's Financial Ties to Occidental

February 1, 2000

What: A colorful protest with street theater depicting Vice President Al Gore in bed with Oxy When: Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Where: Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort, 633 E. [...]

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. [...]

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