Mining areas and routes of illegal gold commercialization in border areas of five countries of the Amazon Basin (Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Brazil) are unveiled and discussed in “The routes of illegal gold. Case studies in five Amazonian countries”
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
August 18, 2015
Prosecutor identifies Swiss companies MKS and Metalor in money laundering on investigations against their suppliers of gold in Madre de Dios, Peru.
June 10, 2015
Ojo Público and the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA) toured the main centers of illegal gold production in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador. See the map