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Colombia charges ex-rebels with Amazon destruction
Bogota, Nov 25, 2021 (AFP) - Colombia on Thursday charged dissident rebels who rejected a peace accord with the government of deforesting vast swathes of Amazon forest to bring in cattle and grow the raw material for making cocaine.
Miguel Botache Santillana, a fugitive leader of a renegade faction of the former rebel army FARC, and two underlings were charged with leading an "aggressive deforestation" campaign for illegal purposes since 2016, a ...

 

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