Gold rush: How World Bank is financing environmental destruction

Huffington Post: It started as just another farm chore for Elvira Flores, a teenage shepherd in the northern Andean highlands. On Sept. 8, 2013, Flores drove her flock across a dirt road that crosses her family`s rocky green fields and down to a stream. After the sheep drank their fill, something went wrong. ICIJ and The Huffington Post estimate that 3.4 million people have been physically or economically displaced by World Bank-backed projects since 2004. For email updates on our investigation, sign up......

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