Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Posts Tagged: International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes
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.
NAFTA gave multinational corporations the right to sue governments to block regulations they don't like, undermining democracy and local sovereignty.