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.
First Person blog December 18, 2014
We all rely on farmers to grow our food. But what do they want in return? Here are four common themes I’ve heard all over the world.
Story December 15, 2014
One visionary woman pays a heavy price for her opposition to a silver mine, but remains firm.
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