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Antioquia governor launches bid for reserve area control

Antioquia governor Luis Perez is creating a turf war with Colombia’s national government over the right to determine the management of mining areas in the region, claiming the right to award special reserve areas (ARE) to use for small-miner formalisation programmes.

Antioquia governor launches bid for reserve area control Antioquia governor launches bid for reserve area control Antioquia governor launches bid for reserve area control Antioquia governor launches bid for reserve area control Antioquia governor launches bid for reserve area control

Governor Luis Perez of Antioquia

Antioquia has special delegated authority from the national government to administer mining in its territory, but the ministry of mining and energy has underlined that AREs are under the exclusive

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