Between 2010 and 2014 Colombia exported 310 tons of gold. OjoPúblico found that over 70% of this volume was destined to US companies, mainly Republic Metals Corporation and the Metalor group.
September 7, 2015
Colombia’s Constitutional Court did not allow a Canadian company could take gold from a luxuriant natural park in the Amazon, home to ancient indigenous communities.
August 9, 2015
Publication presents research conducted in Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru about illegal mining, gold trading and the destiny of this metal whose extraction is causing serious damage to the forests of the Amazon.
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