Tagged: gold mining
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
Tony Rodham’s involvement in a gold mining operation in Haiti is under scrutiny.
Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.
Join IPS and Washington Ethical Society to honor three guests for their courage, commitment and service in bringing international attention to the issue of precious metal mining in developing countries worldwide.
Tell the World Bank and the U.S. Government: “END POVERTY -- NOT DEMOCRACY!” “END WORLD BANK TRIBUNALS -- NO FAST TRACK!”
Corporations are increasingly using investment and trade agreements — specifically, the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in them — to sue governments.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
The Institute for Policy Studies joins the Center for International Environmental Law, and Oxfam to invite you to the D.C. community discussion on the amicus curiae brief in the Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador case