Across Latin America, governments have been privatizing water resources, usually amid protests and always with mixed results. The argument for it is that private companies will invest in much-needed infrastructure, but the result is often even lower quality water, no major infrastructure improvements, and prices that hurt the poorest citizens. On the first part of this week’s Underreported
, Maj Fiil
, Director of The Water for All Project at Food & Water Watch, joins us to discuss El Salvador’s plans for the privatization of their water resources.