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Wayuu

Where the rivers run dry, a coal mine thrives

By Mark A. Bonta / November 21, 2018 / Comments Off on Where the rivers run dry, a coal mine thrives

In the Colombian desert, survival is defined by access to water. The Wayuu of arid La Guajira (part of the Guajira Peninsula shared with Venezuela) know this and have been able to thrive in this parched land for centuries. They are Colombia’s most populous Indigenous group, and 300,000 or more of them live on the […]

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