OjoPúblico acceded to Ecuatorians records of exports of gold, and identified 140 companies that sent on commercial flights 74 tons of gold abroad, which had as main destinations US companies between 2011 and 2014.
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
June 9, 2021
Amazônia Minada project finds unusual rise in demand for manganese in 2020, when it became the second most requested on indigenous lands - just after gold. Some of the richest manganese deposits in the world are in southeast Pará, overlapping with the territories of the Kayapó, the most affected by recent records in mining requests. Illegal mining has increased and Indigenous people denounce mining on their territories.
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.