Tagged: El Salvador
Controversial CAFTA case is 1 of 43 pending “investor-state” lawsuits related to oil, mining, and gas, new report reveals.
Multinational mining interests are using trade and investment treaties to turn profits and undermine democracy.
A fellow UCLA DREAMer joins our special screening of Nostalgia for the Light this Thursday.
To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining - and facing threats and violence as a result.
The story of a community's effort to ban gold mining in El Salvador involves environmental martyrs, powerful economic interests, and a DC-based tribunal that can trump democracy.
A Salvadoran community activist makes the case for prioritizing water over gold, as his ongoing struggle against the gold mining industry is rewarded.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.
In a world increasingly vulnerable to external shocks, we're searching for rooted communities--and what we can learn from them.
If Robert Gibbs can't answer the simple question -- where's our money -- voters will do what they usually do in elections and let their pocketbooks determine their choices.
Imtiaz Gul goes to Pakistan's tribal areas and details the region's descent into chaos.