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Mining firms in Colombia deny supporting rebels

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Mining companies Drummond and Glencore subsidiary Prodeco denied allegations the companies provided financial and logistical support to armed groups.

According to a report published by a Dutch NGO, the companies allegedly funded and encouraged the proliferation of paramilitary groups.

Drummond and Glencore both called the accusations “untrue, unsubstantiated, and based on false testimony,” according to press releases.

Source: Colombia Reports