June 19, 2012 /
In the 16th century, Spanish explorers arrived in Panama in search of gold, silver and spices. Five hundred years later, it's not the Spaniards, but the Canadians who have come looking for riches.
June 18, 2012 /
Are Canadian mining companies the "New Conquistadors" of Latin America? An interactive map shows the the mining conflicts in the region.
June 15, 2012 /
Precious metals and the rainforest are at stake in a battle between Canadian mining companies and local communities in Panama, a struggle that conjures up images of the Spanish Conquistadors.