El Salvador

Six-year-old mining dispute between El Salvador and Vancouver-based miner still seeking a conclusion

Julienne Bay | May 11, 2014
El Salvador vs. gold mines: no end in sight

A $315 million damage claim.

Vancouver mining company sues El Salvador for US$315m

Business in Vancouver | April 2, 2013

Company claims the El Salvadoran government failed to issue necessary mining licences for the El Dorado gold project.

Fresh protests against Eldorado Gold’s Hellas mine in Greece

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 14, 2013
Eldorado Gold Greece

Citizens’ groups, backed by the radical leftist party Syriza that is now the second largest group in parliament, have been trying to wreck the project since 2011, when Eldorado was granted its exploration licence.

Goldcorp's mine in El Salvador a ‘threat’ to human rights: government

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 14, 2013
Goldcorp's mine in El Salvador a ‘threat’ to human rights: government

Country wants the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH) to help it stop Goldcorp's Cerro Blanco project.