posted Oct 15, 2009, 8:02 AM by Misha Romero
updated Mar 21, 2012, 10:20 PM
There was a big protest in Ilobasco on June 2nd, 2011 against gold mining. The basic issue is that a Canadian company, Pacific Rim Mining, wants to mine on property that it owns in El Salvador. Unfortunately, there are environmental concerns and the local population has opposed the project.