La Guajira is a magical and colourful place in the north-eastern side of Colombia. It is enormously rich and for centuries has been defended constantly for its most precious treasure: the land and its people. This vast peninsula inhabited by various indigenous tribes such as the Arhuaco Kogi, Wiwa and Wayuu among others, today faces an unprecedented drought trending to prolonged due to a collective indifference that make this situation worse day by day. The wealth of the territory has undergone multiple bonanzas as pearls, mining, and nowadays, the oil and gas industry. Such exploitation of subsoil is currently supported by socio-economic trends that states it as the main locomotive […]
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