Fuel smuggling between Colombia and Venezuela has always been an issue and has recently escalated to historic levels. How does it work?
Coomulpinort, a governmental Association that works towards finding new jobs for ‘pimpineros’ (people dedicated to oil smuggling), spoke about this crime. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
The guerrilla has not been necessarily committed to the peace process, and if they want to keep the negotiations going, they will have to follow president Duque’s conditions. Here are the details.
The boom of anti-oil and mining popular referendums has created much discussion in the country about their use to prohibit extractive activities in the regions. The Mesa Hídrica del Piedemonte Llanero (MHP) spoke on this subject.
The oil sector has proposed the development of unconventional projects to increase the country’s oil reserves and ensure self-sufficiency in the long term. However, this has generated much controversy and many Colombians have expressed their rejection of this possibility.