Protest: World Bank’s ICSID Hearing Lawsuit Against El Salvador

Protest: World Bank’s ICSID Hearing Lawsuit Against El Salvador

The fate of millions of Salvadoran people is being debated behind doors at the World Bank’s ICSID – a tribunal that few know exist — on September 15, ironically El Salvador’s independence anniversary day. Join the Institute for Policy Studies’...
Brownbag: Pacific Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador

Brownbag: Pacific Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador

Since 2009, Canadian mining company Pacific Rim has been suing the government of El Salvador for not having granted it a mining permit since a presidential ban was adopted. There is widespread opposition to mining across El Salvador: Polling data shows that a majority...

U.S. Groups Join Global Call to Tax Speculators

Dear President Obama, We, the undersigned faith, labor, environmental, health, education and development organizations, write to urge you to join with French President Nicholas Sarkozy and a growing number of other world leaders and members of Congress in support of a...