Posts Tagged: mining
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
Ecuador is marketing its lush rainforest to North American tourists. But there won't be much left if it drills for oil there.
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.
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
Given the roots of the ongoing conflict in North Kivu, military victory amounts to exchanging one group of exploiters for another.