The Chinese citizen Yi Yanguang was denounced by performing this type of mining in three regions (Madre de Dios, Cuzco and Huanuco). Now, he was sanctioned by this and other environmental crimes.
Tag: illegal mining
Dirty gold from Ecuador goes on commercial flights to United States
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.
Illegal mining: the millionaire trace of Swiss refineries
Prosecutor identifies Swiss companies MKS and Metalor in money laundering on investigations against their suppliers of gold in Madre de Dios, Peru.
NGO will present research on illegal gold mining in the Amazon
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”
#LaRutaDelOro: Illegal mining was merciless with the Amazon
#LaRutaDelOro Research in Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia shows how the expansion of illegal gold mining is not only degrading part of the reserve of biodiversity in the Amazon, but drastically changing the lives of its inhabitants.
Interactive map: Know illegal gold routes in South America
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
Dirty Gold: the track behind the London Bullion Market
The secret history of the companies that financed with millions of dollars the purchase of illegal gold in South America.
Colombia: Operating “Anostomus” is the hardest blow against illegal mining
Military action in Colombia achieved the arrest of 59 suspected illegal miners and the occupation of 63 sites illegal exploited by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Stories about routes of illegal gold in the Andean Amazon
OjoPúblico and the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA, in Spanish) started distributing “Roads of Gold” (#Rutasdeloro): stories about illegal mining in the Amazon in five countries in the region: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru .
Candidate for president of Madre de Dios is accused of conducting illegal mining
According to a report in the TV show Cuarto Poder, the candidate Luís Otsuka has mining concessions and among them is one that covers the territory of the native community Tres Islas and Playa Alta, where mining is not allowed.