Tangled Strands in Fight Over Peru Gold Mine

New York Times- The Yanacocha gold mine, the Newmont Mining Corporation and what happened when a first world company does business in a third-world country

Yanacocha is Newmont's prize possession, the most productive gold mine in the world. But if history holds one lesson, it is that where there is gold, there is conflict, and the more gold, the more conflict. US$7 billion worth of gold has been mined from this  open pit mine in northern Peru. This is the second part of a New York Times report produced with Frontline.

 

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