Colombian Indigenous Children Dying From Unsafe Drinking Water

Colombian Indigenous Children Dying From Unsafe Drinking Water

During the last eight years about 4,770 children from Colombia’s Wayuu indigenous group have died from lack of access to drinking water. It's in part due to climate change and the damming of the Rancheria River's impact on the water supply available to the community. 

We talk about the government’s response to the problem with Gimena Sánchez, a senior associate at the Washington Office on Latin America.