gold

  • 4 Apr 2011

    On 6 April 2011 the International Monetary Fund is meeting in Washington DC to discuss for the first time how to spend a $3 billion windfall from selling gold and lending more money since the financial crisis.

  • 26 May 2009

    Civil wars in countries such as Angola, Sierra Leone and the Congo have often been funded by the sale of ‘conflict diamonds’.

  • 25 Apr 2007

    Campaigners from Catholic aid agency CAFOD have gone to the heart of the country’s gold trade and handed in a symbolic gold paper chain representing nearly 45,000 signatures calling for an end to 'dirty gold'.