The objective is to eradicate illegal mining and reducing crime related to this activity, such as trafficking in persons, tax evasion and ecological damage.
January 27, 2014
Controls on fuels in the Madre de Dios region will only damage illegal mining activities according to High Commissioner Daniel Urresti.
January 31, 2014
Government operation found and evicted one thousand illegal miners in the Madre de Dios Region.
February 2, 2014
The Superior Court of Justice of Madre de Dios sentenced three miners that were extracting gold illegally in the National Reserve of Tambopata.