Publication shows common elements of illegal mining in the six countries analyzed: protected areas, uncontrolled use of substances harmful to health, and situations of child labor, forced labor, trafficking and exploitation.
Tag: illegal mining
El País: The curse of the Amazon gold in La Pampa, Peru
In the territory of La Pampa, lost in the depths of Peru, there is no law. An activity that has 40,000 hectares deforested and polluted waters.
Peru21: In Madre de Dios Prosecutor does not act against environmental crimes
Since 2010, there have been 2,900 cases of illegal mining, logging and deforestation, however only 300 were judged.
Illegal mining: Reflections to confront the problem in Peru
Recently, amidst manifestations by miners in process of formalization, media reports, and debates on the subject, a trend has emerged in favor of finding a comprehensive and lasting solution that will end illegal mining.
La República: President of the Court of Madre de Dios appointed a judge with ties to illegal mining
President of the Superior Court of Madre de Dios replaced a judge related to illegal mining by another on equal terms.
New bill will be proposed to “streamline” mining formalization process
Energy and Mines Commission states that initiative aims to correct errors which delayed the process in some sectors, hurting people who work in small-scale mining and to State.
Illegal Mining: Operations decommissioned more than 8 thousand gallons of fuel
8,415 gallons of fuel were decommissioned and machinery used for illegal mining was destroyed in Madre de Dios.
Illegal mining is strongest in Madre de Dios and Cusco
Government operation found and evicted one thousand illegal miners in the Madre de Dios Region.
Forest concession holders in Madre de Dios about to be invaded by illegal miners
People with concessions for reforestation filmed illegal miners trying to invade concessions.
Court of Justice of Madre de Dios protected illegal mining
Would have detected cases of corruption and inefficiency archiving process in the Court of Justice of the Madre de Dios region.