Peruvian Armed Forces Destroy 75 Dredges Used in Informal Mining

By Geraldine Cook
November 09, 2011

The Peruvian Armed Forces destroyed 75 illegal dredges belonging to informal gold miners who pollute the rivers of the Amazonian region of Madre de Dios (in southeastern Peru), on the border with Brazil and Bolivia, the Minister of Defense, Daniel Mora, announced

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