Two and a half years after the earthquake, the reconstruction effort includes an industrial park that risks benefiting foreign companies more than Haiti itself.

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  • Bayview Hunters Point Environmental Justice Response Task Force to kick off July 22
    Residents attending this meeting will be able to bring pollution concerns to the attention of top government officials, including State Department of Toxic Substances Control Director Barbara Lee and California EPA Assistant Secretary for Environmental ...
    07/2/2015 - 6:07 am | View Link
  • Costco Members, Fishermen, Environmental and Labor Groups Demand Costco Say No to GMO Salmon
    Recently, a never-before-seen Canadian government report raised new environmental and health concerns not being considered by the FDA. Despite this outcry and new sustainability and safety concerns, the FDA is still considering GMO salmon's approval.
    06/26/2015 - 9:46 am | View Link
  • Honduran indigenous leader wins prestigious environmental prize
    After spending nearly a year locked out of the construction site by roadblock, one of the project’s main funders, Chinese hydropower giant Sinohydro, backed out in 2013 citing concerns over serious conflicts in the area. For now, construction on the dam ...
    04/22/2015 - 5:51 am | View Link
  • Honduras Indigenous activist wins environmental prize
    One of the project's funders, the International Finance Corporation – an affiliate of the World Bank – also pulled out citing human rights concerns. Construction of the dam has not resumed. Other projects throughout violence-plagued Honduras have ...
    04/22/2015 - 1:33 am | View Link
  • Price Paid for Corporate Environmental Destruction
    Some animal species are disappearing and the cycle of wild fruits are varying.” But many indigenous participants at COP 20 have expressed concerns about whether their views will be included in the final document. While the indigenous community had its ...
    12/12/2014 - 3:29 am | View Link
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  • Haiti Presentation
    This is a presentation describing the necessary planning factors for doing business in Haiti. HR managers, NGOs, military forces, aid workers and visitors ...
    08/28/2015 - 8:52 pm | View Website
  • Manuel Noriega
    Manuel Antonio Noriega (born February 11, 1934) is the former Panamanian general and the military dictator of Panama, serving from 1983-1989. Ad the US ...
    08/28/2015 - 5:32 pm | View Website
  • Global Issues : social, political, economic and ...
    An insight into issues that are often misrepresented in the mainstream media. Issues covered include human rights, trade, poverty the environment, and geopolitics.
    08/28/2015 - 5:17 pm | View Website
  • Haiti Home
    Latest news and information from the World Bank and its development work in Haiti. Access Haiti’s economy facts, statistics, project information, development ...
    08/28/2015 - 9:25 am | View Website
  • Electronic waste
    Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or ...
    08/27/2015 - 5:26 pm | View Website
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