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Glencore's Covert Ops in Colombia, part 1: How Glencore monitored and infiltrated opponents of its mining activities

The Glencore group HQ in Baar, Switzerland, November 2020.
The Glencore group HQ in Baar, Switzerland, November 2020. © Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP
Having made vast profits from its Colombian operations, Glencore is now reducing mining activities there. Intelligence Online has discovered the company retained Control Risks and a Colombian private security firm to help implement a covert intelligence operation, approved by senior executives, that targeted human rights groups and spied on diplomats. [...]
Published on 19.10.2023 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 6 minutes

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