May 8, 2021

The dark side of El Dorado: Illegal gold mining in Peru generating more money than drug trafficking

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By Patricia Rey Mallén From international Business Times Peru is the sixth-largest producer of gold in the world. Creative Commons The legend of “El Dorado” has taken a decidedly dark turn in the South American nation of Peru, where soaring gold prices – the yellow metal has surged more than 300 percent since July 2009 […]