The New York Times had a good story this weekend explaining how a Canadian mining company is using CAFTA (the Central American Free Trade Agreement from 2005) to sue El Salvador—essentially attacking the
The Goldman Environmental Prize for South America this year went to a man who has so far been able to stop a Canadian company from coming in to mine gold (a toxic, ecologically destructive process) in El Salvador.
If you've ever wondered like I have about the actual value of a piece of advice given to you by a friend long ago, you might be intrigued to discover that I recently found out that a good friend of mine's dad once gave me advice worth my wife,
A man with something to prove could change the world. And Rene Nunez had something to prove. After dedicating his life and fortune to his invention, he had to prove it could be done to show his family and friends that he is not following a crazy
We apologize for the bad pun in the title, sometimes it's just hard to resist. Fair trade is a familiar concept to our readers. Aside from writing about well-known fair trade commodities like chocolate and coffee, we've also seen posts on everything