El Salvador vs Pacific Rim: The Price of Saying ‘No’ to a Gold Mine

El Salvador vs Pacific Rim: The Price of Saying ‘No’ to a Gold Mine

Shared by YLNM member group MUFRAS-32. Originally published by The Argentina Independent, by Claire Nugent. El Salvador is defending itself against a US$301m lawsuit filed after it blocked a mining project to protect the country’s heavy-polluted water supply. The imminent verdict will set a precedent amid a growing trend of...

Idle No More: Movement for Indigenous Sovereignty

Idle No More: Movement for Indigenous Sovereignty

  • Written on: 04 December 2014
  • Posted under: Campaigns

One of the largest indigenous mass-movements in Canadian history, Idle No More is working to challenge the marginalisation and exploitation of First Nation communities within the Americas. It seeks to assert indigenous rights to sovereignty and to protect lands and waters from corporate destruction. The website contains ongoing information on...