In the face of extractive industries’ enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
Under U.S. trade agreements, corporations are suing developing country governments for sums that far outstrip the value of humanitarian aid.
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.
How ordinary people saved a country from corporate greed.
Water defenders in El Salvador are offering hopeful development priorities, policies, and trajectories for the future. They aren’t alone.
President Nayib Bukele has been acting more and more like an authoritarian.
Rising corruption in Guatemala threatens landmark legal victories by Indigenous activists defending their land from mining.
Biden’s Top Trade Official Should Work to Protect Governments From the Rising Number of Corporate Lawsuits
In 2020, foreign investors filed at least 51 known lawsuits demanding huge sums from governments struggling to fight a historic pandemic.
Across the Global South, international mining companies use disturbing tactics to forcibly open mining operations against the wills of local communities.
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — health, economic, violence, militarization, and corporate capture.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
From Venezuela to Iran, Washington’s illegal and inhumane economic sanctions are putting millions of lives at risk.
New mapping tool reveals conflicts and harmful impacts of eight Pan American Silver mine sites across Latin America.
Nayib Bukele is popular with the people, but not with lawmakers.