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.
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In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
Gold-digging multinationals are fueling political violence and environmental devastation in El Salvador, but communities are fighting back.
Over the last decade, thousands of Chinese gold-seekers have streamed into Ghana, falling into conflict with local authorities and rival miners.
Multinational mining interests are using trade and investment treaties to turn profits and undermine democracy.