After operation in Madre de Dios, the government says it has “fully recovered” the area of illegal mining.
May 20, 2014
Under the joint operation “Principle of Authority 1”, 18 illegal tanks with 124,000 gallons of fuel used by illegal mining in Madre de Dios were removed.
May 19, 2014
Three bulldozers, two loaders, two vehicles and more than 13,000 gallons of fuel, were seized by officers of the National Customs and Tax Administration of Peru, in Madre de Dios region.
May 18, 2014
Documentary by correspondents in the Peruvian jungle reveals damage to the ecosystem, child labor and prostitution just for gold.