They were freed Tuesday morning with the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross, arriving at an airport in Tame, Arauca
, in a helicopter emblazoned with the charity group's insignia.
The victim is the daughter of Jorge Munoz, mayor of the Arauca
town of Fortul.
Guerrillas from the FARC-Latin Americas longest running insurgency-snatched the five workers on Friday night, the military said, in the eastern Arauca
province, one of Colombias most violent border states.
I interviewed witnesses and survivors who described very similar killings in the departments of Antioquia, Arauca
, Valle del Cauca, Casanare, Cesar, Cordoba, Huila, Meta, Norte de Santander, Pummayo, Santander, Sucre, and Vichada.
The Cuiva (Cuiba or Kuiva) belong to the Guahibo linguistic family, and live across tropical savannas and rainforest areas in Apure State, Venezuela (Coppens 1975), and the Casanare and Arauca
areas of Colombia.
The Samore oil development block is located in the eastern foothills of the Department of Arauca
, in northeast Colombia.
I went to Colombia in 2005 to make a documentary for a UK broadcaster and came across a paramilitary battalion, called Vencedores De Arauca
Representative from Arauca
Peasant Association to talk
Mora, Colombia: Arauca
, Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, Cleef (8875, (NY) (AY241987, AY241988); sect.
The pipeline, which has capacity to carry 225,000 barrels per day, was transporting an average of 96,000 bpd from Arauca
province to the Caribbean coast.
But, while working in the town of Arauca
, on the Venezualan frontier, he was shot 23 times.
resource-rich regions such as Arauca
(near Occidental Petroleum's
Morales and Castro are both teachers and elected officials of the Colombian Trade Union Confederation (CUT) in Arauca
, an oil-rich region in north-eastern Colombia where indigenous people and peasants have suffered human rights abuses and have been uprooted from their lands.
This methodology was implemented, in this case, on the Siriri block located in the area known as the Sarare region between Arauca
, Boyacd, and Norte de Santander departments, specifically in the Gibraltar structure (Figure.
5) Territorios Nacionales states include: Amazonas, Arauca
, Casanare, Guainia, Guaviare, Putumayo, San Andres y Providencia, Vaupes, and Vichada.