Kathrin Henneberger, representative of the German parliament visits Colombia.


During her stay in Colombia, the German congresswoman visited the Cerrejón coal mine, in La Guajira, to verify the environmental impact of the exploitation of the largest open-pit mine operated by the Swiss company Glencore "The mine has a significant impact on the region in terms of drinking water and also air pollution,” (the mine has had a significant impact on the region in terms of drinking water and air pollution).

For the German deputy, the work carried out in parliament to control the exploitation and purchase of coal from countries with levels of inequality such as Colombia, has been hard work that she and her group have developed in Germany.

He also met with FUCAI to learn about the work and projects it is developing in La Guajira with the Wayuu people and its importance for the region. In the end, the deputy received from the hands of Ruth Chaparro, the handkerchief that turns into water for the most needy communities on the peninsula.

The German deputy listens attentively to FUCAI's presentation

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