Después de Siete Años y Millones de Dólares se Anuncia la Decisión del Caso de la empresa Pac Rim Mining vs El Salvador, Coalición de Organizaciones Declara “No hay Ganadores”

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

Australian mining company OceanaGold has lost its attempt to claim $284 million in compensation from El Salvador’s government via the World Bank’s secret trade court. This is a major victory for local communities resisting gold mining in El Salvador and for other resisting OceanaGold’s operations around the world. A collection...

For the love of water: El Salvador’s mining ban may cost $300m ‘compensation’

For the love of water: El Salvador’s mining ban may cost $300m ‘compensation’

Originally published by The Ecologist on 10/10/15.   Disastrous water pollution from gold mines in El Salvador has united government and people to oppose new metal mines, writes Lynn Holland. In Central America’s most water scarce country, the imperative is to keep lakes, rivers and streams clean and wholesome. But...