Calls for an anti-mining vote in Colombia

Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled the government should not have sole authority to approve mining exploration permits.

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    Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled that the government should not have sole authority to approve mining exploration permits.

    One South African company has already halted work in a municipality after locals voted against it.

    Now other areas may follow suit.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from La Vega, Colombia.


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