Peru

 

  The price of gold: Illegal gold mining in the Amazon

With the price of gold at an all-time high, veteran war photographer Ron Haviv documents the environmental destruction illegal gold mining has caused in the Peruvian Amazon.

American granted parole after 15 years in Peruvian prison

Forty-year-old Lori Berenson was convicted of aiding Peruvian leftist rebel group in 1995 and may be released within 24 hours.

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