Tag: gold

November 1, 2011

An Update from La Toma

With sky-rocketing gold prices, gold fever has hit Colombia, a country rich in mineral deposits, and a torrent of mining companies is sweeping across the country. But many of the areas they want to mine are the same ones where traditional miners have been mining for generations.

November 1, 2011

The War We Are Living

If you ask Colombia’s city dwellers and political class, they’ll tell you the 40-year-old civil war is over. But The War We Are Living reveals the “other” Colombia, in rural areas far away from the capital, where the war is all too real – and now the battle is over gold.