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  • Peru's illegal gold mines are devastating the Amazon

    Apr 01, 2017· Peru's illegal gold mines are devastating the Amazon rain forest. Small, unchecked mining operations in Peru are responsible for nearly 200 square miles of deforestation and mercury poisoning to the water.

  • A Seizure, a Lawsuit and Illegal Gold from Peru

    In January 2014, InSight Crime reported on a record seizure of suspected illegal gold in Peru. Since then, that case has snowballed; marking a turning point in the modus operandi of illegal gold exports, uncovering what authorities believe is a major criminal network, and threatening to land InSight Crime in court.

  • Peru exports more illegal gold than cocaine, and its

    Peru isn't merely one of the world's largest exporters of goldit's also one of its dirtiest. According to a recent report by international labor watchdog Verité, over 20% of the gold being mined in Peru is produced illegally.

  • Peru: Three die in clashes over Conga gold mine project ...

    Peru's government declares a local state of emergency after protests against a gold mining project leave at least three people dead.

  • Gold Mining in Madre de Dios, Peru

    Destruction from gold mining in Madre de Dios, Peru. ... Peru was the eighth top gold producer, ... Providing technical assitance to government authorities and

  • Peru exports more illegal gold than cocaine, and its

    Peru exports more illegal gold than cocaine, ... Many of the mining camps lack a police ... It has been just as hard for Perus government to keep tabs on gold ...

  • Peru's Illegal Miners Trafficking Gold to Bolivia

    In response to new measures meant to fight illegal mining in Peru, smugglers are reportedly moving illegally mined gold into neighboring Bolivia, highlighting the shortcomings of Peru's policies.

  • Drug cartels smuggle illegal gold from Colombia, Peru

    The insatiable demand for gold for smartphone components, jewelry and coins is fueling an environmentally ruinous mining boom in the rainforest in Peru and Colombia.

  • South America Artisanal Gold Council

    PERU Enhancing the Artisanal Gold Mining Sector in Peru (2016-2021) The AGC is currently implementing a five year project in Peru with the support of Global Affairs Canada and in partnership with Red Social to reduce mercury emissions in Peruvian

  • Deforestation from gold mining in Peru continues, despite ...

    A team of scientists from the Carnegie Institution for Science found that, between 1999 and 2016, gold mining expansion cost the region 4,437 hectares (10,964 acres) of

  • Police raid illegal gold mines in Peru and the brothels ...

    Feb 26, 2016· In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 photo, a sex worker peers from the entrance of a brothel where a police offer sits during a government raid an illegal gold mining operation in La Pampa, in the Madre de Dios region of Peru.

  • Police raid illegal gold mines in Peru and the brothels ...

    Feb 26, 2016· Police raid illegal gold mines in Peru ... over a gold mining camp after authorities set fire to ... mines in Peru and the brothels that service them.

  • Peru Blows Up Gold Mine Machines in Bid to Legalize ...

    Jun 12, 2014· Crisologo Quispe says he halted operations at his gold mine in the Peruvian ... Bloomberg quickly and ... in a government campaign against illegal mining

  • Community opposition forces Newmont to abandon

    Newmont Mining Corp's (NYSE:NEM), the world's 2nd largest gold miner, is walking away from its $5 billion Conga copper and gold project in Peru after year of relentless community opposition.

  • Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

    Apr 19, 2014· LIMA, Peru (AP) The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. The government's vow to enforce a ban on illegal mining is ...

  • Mining and Economic Development in Peru ReVista

    Mining and Economic Development in Peru ... $4.8 billion Conga gold mining ... source of tensions in mining areas, where local authorities have ...

  • Mineral industry of Peru Wikipedia

    The mineral industry provides a major source of economic growth in Peru's national development. In 2006, Peru occupied a leading position in the global production of the following mineral commodities: fourth in arsenic trioxide, third in bismuth, third in copper, fifth in gold, fourth in lead, fourth in molybdenum, fourth in rhenium, first in ...