A Sea of Trouble: Seabed Mining and International Arbitration in Mexico
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 […]
Vancouver Mining Corp Shrugs Off Violence Against Guatemala’s Indigenous People
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
In Guatemala, Harris Should Address U.S. Policies That Put Corporations Over People
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.
Guatemala’s Land Defenders Are Still Their Own Best Defense
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.
Mining Injustice Through International Arbitration
Across the Global South, international mining companies use disturbing tactics to forcibly open mining operations against the wills of local communities.
Following the Footsteps of a Mining Monster
New mapping tool reveals conflicts and harmful impacts of eight Pan American Silver mine sites across Latin America.