miners

The women emerald miners of Colombia

Fura Gems is vowing to make a clean break from the past. It’s working to win over nearby villages by offering to hire an unprecedented number of female miners. The company is…
5 years ago

Deadly Peru floods kill at least 20

The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency after some of the most devastating downpours in decades. At least 20 people have died, including six miners, in a landslide triggered by…
7 years ago