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World Bank tribunal rules in El Salvador's favor against gold mining company

October 21, 2016
El Salvador will not have to pay $250 million to mining company. Read more >>

Census data indicates that adult illiteracy rates have dropped 7.07%, from 17.97% in 2007 to 10.9% in 2015. (Photo: Transparencia Activa)

October 4, 2016
So far this year, seven additional municipalities in El Salvador have been officially declared free of adult illiteracy, bringing... Read more >>

Pacific Rim/Oceana Gold used unjust trade and investment laws to sue the Salvadoran government in 2009; Salvadoran taxpayers have paid over $13 million in legal fees in order to defend their right to protect water resources and the environment. The World Bank tribunal is set to release its decision mid-October.

October 3, 2016
The decision should be released in mid-October

Attorney General Douglas Melendez (left) addresses the press. (Photo: D1/Rodrigo Sura)

September 30, 2016
Question Attorney General's commitment to fighting corruption andn his close relationship with US Embassy. Read more >>

Social movement expresses growing frustration and concern that the Attorney General-Douglas Meléndez' investigative focus may be politically biased. (Photo:

September 29, 2016
Demand he re-open and fully investigate more than 150 cases of corruption Read more >>
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