• Pac Rim v. El Salvador all claims dismissed OceanaGold

    2017-3-13 · Pac Rim v. El Salvador all claims dismissed OceanaGold to pay US 8 million in costs Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador ICSID Case No. ARB/09/12 On October 14 2016 a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) dismissed on their merits all claims by Pac Rim Cayman LLC (Pac Rim) against El Salvador.

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  • Pac Rim v. El Salvador all claims dismissed OceanaGold

    2017-3-13 · Pac Rim v. El Salvador all claims dismissed OceanaGold to pay US 8 million in costs Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador ICSID Case No. ARB/09/12 On October 14 2016 a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) dismissed on their merits all claims by Pac Rim Cayman LLC (Pac Rim) against El Salvador.

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  • El Salvador s struggle against corporate impunity

    2014-10-9 · Pacific Rim a gold-mining corporation is demanding 301 million from El Salvador in the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) a secretive World Bank tribunal in Washington D.C. The basis for their case is that Pacific Rim was denied concessions because it failed to meet environmental impact and licencing

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  • El Dorado ProjectOceanaGold

    El Dorado Project El Salvador. OceanaGold acquired the El Dorado Project in November 2013 through the acquisition of Pacific Rim Mining Corp. El Dorado operated as an underground mine from 1948 to 1953. At the time of its purchase by OceanaGold and today El Dorado has been an exploration project and has not been an operating mine since 1953.

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  • El Salvador Communities Oppose Pacific Rim Mining Project

    El Salvador Communities Oppose Pacific Rim Mining Project. Tuesday October 11 2005 By Leonel HerreraRedacción Diario Co Latino. Several communities of the Salvadoran province of Cabañas are opposed to a gold mining project planned by the transnational company Pacific Rim

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  • El Salvador buried treasure or fool s gold CSMonitor

    2013-9-10 · Pacific Rim first filed a 77 million arbitration with ICSID under both CAFTA and El Salvador s national investment law for what it said was the government "changing the rules of

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  • Pacific Rim Ruling Threatens El Salvador s National

    2012-6-11 · The ruling paves the way for Pacific Rim to proceed with its efforts to undermine El Salvador s de facto ban on metallic mining in effect since 2008 as well as weaken the growing campaign to make El Salvador the first nation on the planet to legally ban gold mining. The anti-mining movement in El Salvador has broad support from civil

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  • World Bank Tribunal Set to Release Decision on Pacific Rim

    2016-10-3 · Over the past few years CISPES has joined environmental human rights trade justice labor and faith organizations across the US and Canada to accompany the Salvadoran social movement in their courageous fight to stop the Pacific Rim mining corporation (now Oceana Gold) from opening a gold mine in Cabañas El Salvador including their battle against a 300 million lawsuit at the World

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  • Mining for El Salvador s GoldIn WashingtonFPIF

    2010-8-11 · Following Pacific Rim s lead U.S. company Commerce Group presented a notice of intent to file a similar case against El Salvador in March 2009 and an ICSID tribunal was formed on July 1 2010. Commerce Group is notorious for alleged environmental violations related to gold and silver mining projects that it operated in the past in different

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  • El Salvador Pressure from Pacific Rim Mining Company

    2009-2-4 · El Salvador Pressure from Pacific Rim Mining Company Intensifies Anti-Mining Activist Home Robbed February 4 2009 CISPES News Briefs 0 The community of San Isidro Cabañas in El Salvador has been the site of a powerful resistance movement against gold mining since 2006 effectively shutting down the El Dorado mining site and winning a

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  • Pac Rim v. El SalvadorInvestment Treaty News

    2009-4-30 · Pac Rim Cayman LLC (later acquired by Oceana Gold) was a Canadian gold miner investing in El Salvador at a time when the country was promoting foreign investments to develop its mining industry and boost its economy. Between 2002 and 2008 Pac Rim acquired mining licences to conduct exploratory and pre-mining activities in various concession areas.

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  • El Salvador Communities Oppose Pacific Rim Mining Project

    El Salvador Communities Oppose Pacific Rim Mining Project. Tuesday October 11 2005 By Leonel HerreraRedacción Diario Co Latino. Several communities of the Salvadoran province of Cabañas are opposed to a gold mining project planned by the transnational company Pacific Rim

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  • Making history El Salvador becomes first country to ban

    2017-4-11 · Pacific Rim s response was to sue the government of El Salvador US 301m in a secret trade tribunal. The Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism enabled Pacific Rim to do this on the basis that they felt their profits were negatively affected by the rejection of their mining application.

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  • Pac Rim Mining loses suit against El SalvadorMINING.COM

    2016-10-17 · Pac Rim Mining loses suit against El Salvador. MINING Disputes declared without merit Pacific Rim/OceanaGold s of not being granted permits for the El Dorado gold mining project in the

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  • Pacific Rim suspends drilling in El SalvadorThe

    Pacific Rim Mining (PMU-T PMU-X) is suspending drilling in El Salvador and shifting its exploration efforts to Costa Rica and Guatemala countries that are "more politically stable for mining investment " the company says.. The Canadian junior says the move is a necessary step until it receives its "long sought after" mining permit for its flagship El Dorado gold project.

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  • Pacific Rim Mining to sue El Salvador in CAFTA court

    2009-5-6 · Pacific Rim Mining to sue El Salvador in CAFTA court. May 6 2009 CounterVortex. Canadian mining company Pacific Rim acting through a US-based subsidiary announced this week that it will sue the Salvadoran government over its refusal to issue mining permits for the El Dorado silver and gold mine in the department of Cabañas.

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  • El Salvador s Gold FightInstitute for Policy Studies

    2009-7-16 · Canada s Pacific Rim Mining Corporation is suing the government for its refusal to allow it to mine gold in El Salvador s rural north. If Pacific Rim succeeds in securing the 100 million settlement it seeks that would set a troubling precedent.

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  • Mining for El Salvador s GoldIn WashingtonFPIF

    2010-8-11 · Following Pacific Rim s lead U.S. company Commerce Group presented a notice of intent to file a similar case against El Salvador in March 2009 and an ICSID tribunal was formed on July 1 2010. Commerce Group is notorious for alleged environmental violations related to gold and silver mining projects that it operated in the past in different

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  • El Salvador s Gold FightInstitute for Policy Studies

    2009-7-16 · Canada s Pacific Rim Mining Corporation is suing the government for its refusal to allow it to mine gold in El Salvador s rural north. If Pacific Rim succeeds in securing the 100 million settlement it seeks that would set a troubling precedent.

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  • ICSID Tribunal Finds in Favor of Government of El Salvador

    Cabañas El Salvador / Washington DC / Ottawa / MelbourneCivil society groups worldwide that have allied with Salvadoran communities and organizations working on mining and environmental issues reacted to today s decision by the controversial International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on the seven-year old case of Pac Rim Cayman vs. El Salvador stating that

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  • Pac Rim Mining loses suit against El SalvadorMINING.COM

    2016-10-17 · Pac Rim Mining loses suit against El Salvador. MINING Disputes declared without merit Pacific Rim/OceanaGold s of not being granted permits for the El Dorado gold mining project in the

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  • Will the World Bank undermine the people of El Salvador in

    2010-5-28 · Vancouver-based Pacific Rim Mining Corp. has been exploring for gold and silver in the El Dorado region of El Salvador since 2002. That year corporate gold

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  • Empowering People and Protecting Rights in El Salvador

    While performing a strategic environmental impact assessment the Salvadoran government has refused to grant extraction permits for the Pacific Rim Mining Corporation s El Dorado metal mine. The refute prompted Canadian-based Pacific Rim to sue El Salvador under the investment chapter of the US-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) for

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  • Pacific Rim Ruling Threatens El Salvador s National

    2012-6-11 · The ruling paves the way for Pacific Rim to proceed with its efforts to undermine El Salvador s de facto ban on metallic mining in effect since 2008 as well as weaken the growing campaign to make El Salvador the first nation on the planet to legally ban gold mining. The anti-mining movement in El Salvador has broad support from civil

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  • Pac Rim Mining loses suit against El SalvadorMINING.COM

    2016-10-17 · Pac Rim Mining loses suit against El Salvador. MINING Disputes declared without merit Pacific Rim/OceanaGold s of not being granted permits for the El Dorado gold mining project in the

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  • Pacific Rim Mining to sue El Salvador in CAFTA court

    2009-5-6 · Pacific Rim Mining to sue El Salvador in CAFTA court. May 6 2009 CounterVortex. Canadian mining company Pacific Rim acting through a US-based subsidiary announced this week that it will sue the Salvadoran government over its refusal to issue mining permits for the El Dorado silver and gold mine in the department of Cabañas.

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  • El Salvador buried treasure or fool s gold CSMonitor

    2013-9-10 · Pacific Rim first filed a 77 million arbitration with ICSID under both CAFTA and El Salvador s national investment law for what it said was the government "changing the rules of

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