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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA): When Foreign Investors Sue the State

From Global Research:

An American company Renco sued Peru for $800 million because its contract was not extended after the company’s operations caused massive environmental and health damage. This 200 photo shows children playing near the toxic site in play masks.

The investor-state dispute system, whereby foreign investors can sue the host-country government in an […]


ICTSI’s net income rises 22% to $129m

Port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. said Monday net income in the first three quarters rose 22 percent to $128.8 million, driven by strong revenue growth.

ICTSI said in a disclosure to the stock exchange revenues from port operations jumped 19 percent to $624.7 million from year ago.

The company said net income in […]