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El Salvador: Leader in Anti-Mining Movement Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Categories: Latin America, El Salvador, Economics & Business, Environment

“Francisco Pineda, a leader in the anti-mining movement in Cabañas, was named yesterday one of the 2011 recipients of the Goldman Environmental Prize [1],” Tim reports in his blog [2] on El Salvador. “Francisco Pineda is a farmer with a degree in sustainable agriculture and is the founder and president of the Environmental Committee of Cabañas, a community volunteer association.”