Tagged: El Salvador
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.
Pentagon plans for cuts won’t change security spending balance