Tagged: El Salvador
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.
Pentagon plans for cuts won’t change security spending balance
An international tribunal gives the green light to a lawsuit brought by two companies attempting to overcome strong public and government resistance to their destructive gold mining.
Reality TV has reached the White House. So when will it come to foreign policy?
The similarities between the Israeli government and El Salavador's junta in the eighties are eerily similar -- as is U.S. support for them.