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Report: ISDS cases harm Indigenous peoples in Latin America

June 6, 2024 at 5:00 PM
Investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms in trade agreements have harmed Indigenous people by favoring corporations over Indigenous land and resources and by harming the environment, according to a report released on Thursday. “The Corporate Colonization of Latin America: How Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Harms Indigenous Communities,” a report published by Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, a left-leaning advocacy group, says that “ISDS has continued the legacy of injustice, particularly impacting Indigenous peoples by favoring foreign corporations at the expense of Indigenous...

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