How ordinary people saved a country from corporate greed.
On 30th March 2017 legislators in El Salvador approved a blanket ban on all metal mining activities in the country – the first country in the world to do so.
Join us for a moment to honor all the hard work that went into the defeat of the Pacific Rim / Oceana Gold mining company.
After Seven Years and Millions of Dollars, Decision Announced in Pac Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador
Coalition of Groups State “There Are No Winners,” Investor-State Arbitration Subverts Democracy
Report – Mining, Corporate Social Responsiblity, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador
This report will be presented at OceanaGold’s office in Melbourne on Thursday, the 36th anniversary of the murder of Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero.
Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador
This study finds that OceanaGold’s attempt to rebrand its proposed gold mine in El Salvador through the use of a company-sponsored foundation at the local level is deceitful, disrespectful and dangerous
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
Tony Rodham’s involvement in a gold mining operation in Haiti is under scrutiny.
Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.
Join IPS and Washington Ethical Society to honor three guests for their courage, commitment and service in bringing international attention to the issue of precious metal mining in developing countries worldwide.
Tell the World Bank and the U.S. Government: “END POVERTY — NOT DEMOCRACY!” “END WORLD BANK TRIBUNALS — NO FAST TRACK!”
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
As the T.T.I.P. and T.P.P. negotiations continue, Pacific Rim vs. El Salvador should remind us not to privilege foreign investors to the detriment of the national — or global — good.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.