Oil and poverty just don't mix

Otis, John
February 1997
Insight on the News;2/24/97, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p45
Focuses on the terroristic acts carried out by leftist guerrillas and state oil workers in Colombia targeting oil companies and politicians. Total number of pipeline attacks in the 1980s; Factors driving oil workers to collaborate with guerrillas; Economic impact of oil dollars on towns and rural communities; Leftist guerrillas that carry out sabotage, kidnapping and extortion activities. INSET: Business costs, by J.O..


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