Corruption and illegal mining devistates corridor across Peruvian Amazon

Posted on March 24, 2012 • Filed under: Corruption, Crime, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Mining, Organized Crime

A trail across contaminated and sterile clay mark the passage of corruption and illegal mining in the Amazon rainforest was once the Madre de Dios, in southeastern Peru. Over tens of kilometers between the new Interoceanic Highway that links Brazil and Peru, and Manuani river, a tributary of Malinowski that marks the boundary of the Tambopata National Reserve, the landscape is as close to the desolation that had looks like a heavy bombardment of napalm. Read Article

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