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News Colombia » Putumayo: Colombia’s Oil Industry Faces 3 Big Problems

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Colombia’s beleaguered oil patch remains under considerable ... pipeline (which can pump up to 85,000 barrels of crude daily between the southern Putumayo basin and the Pacific port of Tumaco) it’s a dark omen for Colombia’s energy patch.

News Colombia » Putumayo: The Combat Order Was Given: Santos' War Against Venezuela.

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

the capital of Putumayo department, almost a year after the tragedy that destroyed it. In that same order, Monsignor Hector Fabio Henao, national secretary of the Social Pastoral of Colombia and member of the same political party that makes up the ...

News Colombia » Putumayo: Residents raise concern over Amazon drilling project

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Residents and lobbying groups have sought guarantees that a proposed oil and gas drilling project in Colombia's Caguán Putumayo basin will ... BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how ...

News Colombia » Putumayo: Peru creates national park to protect ‘one of the last great intact forests’ in the world

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

You need these large areas to be connected Peru’s new park, on the other hand, joins a network of parks and reserves recently created to preserve territory in South American countries, including Ecuador, Chile and Colombia. “Nowadays we’re trying to ...

News Colombia » Putumayo: Scores killed as landslides devastate Colombia's Mocoa

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Publication date: Sunday 02 April 2017

With no electricity to light Mocoa, authorities were forced to suspend the search for the night. Mocoa is the capital of Putumayo, near Colombia's border with Ecuador. Sorrel Aroca, the governor of Putumayo, called the development "an unprecedented tragedy".

News Colombia » Putumayo: Colombia: Searching for an alternative to coca

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Publication date: Sunday 13 August 2017

In the remote region of Putumayo in southern Colombia, the economy depends almost entirely on one thing: coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine. From the stores that sell fertiliser and pesticides, to the ubiquitous pool halls where "raspachines" (field ...

News Colombia » Putumayo: More than 250 dead in Colombia mudslide

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Publication date: Saturday 01 April 2017

"We're still looking," he added. Mocoa is in the province of Putumayo near Colombia's border with Ecuador. Credit: ITV News A surgeon at the local hospital said doctors are running out of blood. Witnesses described how buildings vibrated and although an ...

News Colombia » Putumayo: Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election

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Publication date: Friday 04 April 2014

Rebels have struck elsewhere in Colombia. In southern Putumayo province, attacks on the Transandino Pipeline and on several trailer trucks used to haul crude prompted the Defense Ministry to promise this week to send as many as 700 additional soldiers to ...

News Colombia » Putumayo: Over-Baked Perception Of Risk Leaves Gran Tierra Energy Undervalued By Over 200%

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Publication date: hursday 05 May 2016

it is now the premier landholder in Colombia's southern Putumayo Basin, with 800,000 net acres. This basin, which is an extension of the Marañon-Oriente basin that runs from northern Peru, through Ecuador to end in Colombia's southern department of ...