Marcelo Rivera: Mining, Water and Organized Crime in El Salvador

June 2020, available here. From the book, Faces of Assassination, published by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. When he was a teenager, Miguel Ángel Rivera joined his older brother, Marcelo, to do community work in their home town of San Isidro in the department of Cabañas, El Salvador. In the early 1990s, they would... Continue Reading →

E.U.-U.S. trade treaty would allow corporations to sue governments

Al Jazeera America, May 2015. A proposed trade agreement between the United States and the European Union that would allow corporations to sue governments has Europeans up in arms. The trade agreement includes a network of tribunals that put into practice the so-called investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system, which was until two years ago understood... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑