Natural resources and rights
While natural resources can generate wealth, countries that depend on this wealth often suffer greater corruption, social unrest, and human rights violations. We believe people have a right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.
Story November 26, 2014
Farmers, defenders of human rights and critics of silver mine are unjustly accused of false crimes, persecuted by state.
News update October 14, 2014
New mining code proposal will increase royalty contribution to poor communities to 1 percent.
Story September 29, 2014
Radio reporters in El Salvador face threats, but remain committed to their message.
Story September 25, 2014
In an historic poll, overwhelming vote against allowing mining in San Jose Las Flores
Story September 19, 2014
Independence Day in San Isidro features a fiesta, and concerns about mining and its effects on future generations in El Salvador.
Story September 5, 2014
$300 million and the health of El Salvador’s rivers are riding on arbitration at World Bank tribunal