A Private Army to Cover your Assets – Vive

A Private Army to Cover your Assets – Vive: “Industry and oil play a large part in the activities of the paramilitaries in Colombia. The Coca Cola bottling plant in Carepa has become infamous for attacks on SINALTRAINAL union activists. Union leaders have been murdered and members forced to resign their union memberships at gunpoint. An explosion at the water treatment plant in May 2003 killed three Sintraemcali union members. The Sintraemcali Union had been involved in a long battle to keep the plant from being privatised.”

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