20 Colombia - Nariño
A man talks to his parrot in Nariño department, where Afro-Colombian families are trying to implement the 1991 Constitution and Law 70, which guarantees them the land on which they have historically lived. Many communities have been displaced by the expansion of oil palm plantations, and by Colombia's paramilitary and military groups who protect the projects. In this area near Tumaco, Afro Colombians have recovered part of their lands, and seek to force palm growers to give up the rest.
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