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.
El Salvador's Deputy Attorney for the Human Rights Ombudsman Office joins a roundtable discussion on the impact and issues on mining.
Foreign-funded mining operations may not be enough to alleviate the scourges of cholera, displaced people, and corrupt leaders.
IPS Associate Fellow, Manuel Pérez-Rocha presenting at Left Forum 2013 on resistance to mega mining across the Americas.
How transnational corporations use trade and investment treaties as powerful tools in disputes over oil, mining, and gas. / Como las empresas mineras transnacionales utilizan las reglas de los acuerdos de inversión y de comercio como poderosos instrumentos a su favor en las disputas por el petróleo, la minería y el gas.
An EAD workshop with representative from the National Roundtable on Mining in El Salvador about ways to further advance an emerging continental grassroots movement.
Join Institute for Policy Studies, Oxfam America, CISPES, SHARE and Foundation Earth for a light meal and a community meeting with Sandra Ascencio, representing the Salvadoran National Roundtable on Metallic Mining (La Mesa).
The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
Could mining Wisconsin sand lead to butter and cranberry shortages?
The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and the Committee in Solidarity with the people of El Salvador (CISPES) invite you to a presentation about the implications of mining projects in a key Central American region.