About Otra Cosa No Hay

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The water-rich highlands of the Colombian Páramo de Santurbán are nearly pristine, evidently preserved by the traditional mining communities inhabiting the region. The delicate balance maintained between economic needs, exploitable natural resources, and environmental protection has recently been disrupted by the arrival of foreign large-scale mining companies. Otra Cosa No Hay (There is Nothing Else) transports its audiences to this remote region of Colombia in order to provide complex insights into the conflicts between local people, foreign companies and environmentalists over the proper use of Colombia’s natural treasures. Christiana Ochoa is scheduled to be present. (HD presentation)

The screening is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Global Change, African Studies Program, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, IU’s Maurer School of Law, Center for International Business and Entrepreneurial Research, and the Oxfam Club at IU.

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