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Mining for El Salvador's gold in Washington

Mining for El Salvador 's gold in Washington. The use by two transnational corporations of rules in a 'free trade' agreement between the US and six Central American countries to sue the El Salvador government before a tribunal in Washington for refusing permits for gold mining highlights the perils of such agreements for developing countries.

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Gold Mines In El Salvador The Diggings™

Browse gold mines in El Salvador by region—including Cabanas, La Union, Morazan. Discover mining activity in your area and find new regions of opportunity. Read More. About. Getting Started. Frequently Asked Questions. Law Glossary. Dictionary. Advertise With Us. Blog Twitter Facebook Pinterest Youtube Vimeo LinkedIn Information hosted on The Diggings™ is based on publicly available

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El Salvador becomes first country to ban metals mining

31.03.2017 · For years, the same Australian-Canadian mining company has been attempting to get its controversial El Dorado gold mining project off the ground in El Salvador. Carlos Padilla, governor of the Philippines province of Nueva Vizcaya, and others travelled to El Salvador to support the mining ban and to draw attention to the negative social and environmental impacts they attribute to OceanaGold

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Protests halt gold mining in El Salvador El Salvador

25.07.2011 · Protests halt gold mining in El Salvador. Resistance from environmentalists, and death threats against them, puts spotlight on El Dorado mine.

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El Salvador becomes first country to ban metals mining

30.03.2017 · Legislators in El Salvador made history Wednesday, passing a bill to ban all metallic mining activities in the country. The results of the much-anticipated vote were unanimous 69 in favor, none

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Analysis OceanaGold vs El Salvador Foreshadowing

OceanaGold, then known as Pacific Rim, applied for a mining concession to extract gold in El Salvador in 2004, assuring the project would benefit the community and be environmentally-friendly. The government denied approval to the mining proposal, primarily over fears of contamination of the El Salvador's already scarce water resources. In the country of 6 million people, over 90 percent of

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The women behind El Salvador's historic environmental

11.04.2017 · While El Salvador's metals mining ban signals a remarkable victory in the national and global arenas, ensuring the protection of water for the people of El Salvador will take ongoing vigilance. Antonia Recinos. For Amaya, the to-do list remains long, including ensuring the payment of USD 8 million compensation from Oceana Gold, and its allocation toward the recovery of the ecosystems and

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A Mining Ban in El Salvador? Upside Down World

26.10.2011 · The growing resistance to mining in El Salvador has focused on Pacific Rim, a Canada-based transnational that received a permit in 2002 to begin exploratory work on a massive gold mine in the north-central department of Cabañas. The mine is located in the basin of the country's largest river, the Lempa, which is one of the few remaining uncontaminated water sources in El Salvador, supplying

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EL SALVADOR "Life Is Worth More than Gold" Say Anti

01.02.2008 · Between 1948 and 1953, the New York-El Salvador Mining Company worked the El Dorado mine but pulled out, according to environmentalists, because the technology available at the time did not allow for the extraction of the gold and silver that have now been located by Pacific Rim. El Dorado covers 144 square kilometres. The exploration phase that concluded in 2006 and involved an

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El Salvador's misfortune in gold Mining, murder, and

El Salvador's Misfortune in Gold Mining, Murder, and Corporate Malfeasance. Leonard Morin. On the wall of the office of San Isidro's mayor, José Bautista, hung a picture of Roberto d'Aubuisson, founder of the ARENA party and the death squads of the 1980s, bankrolled and trained by the US government. Under the picture was the caption "Leader of yesterday, today, and forever. There for

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