Gold may be the most universal shorthand there is for value and greed, and there’s still huge demand for the rock today, but at what cost? Diego Cupolo reports on the social and environmental impacts of open pit mining in Northern Peru for The Seeker Network, currently known as stories, an online subsidiary of the Discovery Channel.
Journalist Diego Cupolo shares his account of a violent riot on the Serbia-Hungary border in September 2015, when the so-called Balkan Route was shut off for the first time, with unsettling results. The Seeker Network, currently known as Stories, is an online subsidiary of the Discovery Channel. See the video here.
Investigative photojournalist Diego Cupolo returns to discuss the agricultural, health, and environmental dangers of corporate mining and how the Peruvian government facilitates it through passive acquiescence.
An overview of the social and environmental impacts of gold mining in Northern Peru, home of the Yanacocha mine, which has been operated by Denver-based Newmont Mining Corp. since the early 1990s. This is a conversation with Washington D.C.’s Latino Media Collective, WPFW 89.3 fm.
Coffee, like gold, sugar and oil, has long been one of Latin America’s major exports, sustaining everyone from independent farmers in mountain regions to corporate bankers in capital cities. Over the last decade, changing climate patterns have intensified droughts and plagues in the region, creating conditions less suitable for coffee production and wreaking havoc on the industry that came to define, even shape, many hillsides in rural Central and South America. A conversation with Washington D.C.’s Latino Media Collective, WPFW 89.3 fm.
Whereas the debate over the use of drones in war zones and for commercial use in the US continues, unmanned drones are already in use in Latin America. But for what purpose and by whom? A conversation with Washington D.C.’s Latino Media Collective, WPFW 89.3 fm.