No one can agree how high above the sea level that La Rinconada really lies at: 5,300 meters or 5,200 meters?On the access road, a metal plate says 5,015. But who really cares? It is indisputably [...]
By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter
On January 25, 2019, a dam burst in the town of Brumadinho, north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The dam was built by the iron-ore company Vale to store residue after the iron ore had been extracted. [...]
Canada's Coeur Mexicana mining company had reached a deal with the people of Guazapares, but then proceeded to violate the terms of that agreement. A group of 130 security officers from Chihuahua [...]
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