The Gulf of Ulloa off the coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico teems with marine life, from gray whales to lobster. Its seafloor is also rich in phosphate, a key component of fertilizers, at the center of a multi-billion-dollar arbitration suit that US company Odyssey Marine Exploration has brought against Mexico under the terms of […]
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
As the Vice President seeks to remedy root causes of migration, she should vow to dismantle neoliberal rules that have been devastating for rural and Indigenous peoples.
Rising corruption in Guatemala threatens landmark legal victories by Indigenous activists defending their land from mining.
When Police Repression is Not Enough: A U.S. Corporation is Suing Guatemala to Crush Local Mining Opposition
Global mining companies are turning to international arbitration to strong-arm governments into bending to their interests.
Across the Global South, international mining companies use disturbing tactics to forcibly open mining operations against the wills of local communities.