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Zimbabwe. Pot of Gold

Zimbabwe's billion dollar gold-mining industry is crucial for the country's struggling economy but, traditionally, more than half the country's population has been excluded from taking part. But now Zimbabwean women ...

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Costa Rica: Gold or Green?

Costa Rica has a reputation as a peaceful oasis in Central America, a region that is often ravaged by war. It is also proud of its rain forests and animal life. But the lure of gold is putting the country's environmen...

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Guyana: The Gold Rush

United Nations, New York, July 2009 - Gold has been sought after since the beginning of human history. In these troubled times, it is seen as a safe investment. But as demand for this treasured metal grows, so too do ...

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Guyana: The Gold Rush

United Nations, New York, September 2009 - Gold has been sought after since the beginning of human history. In these troubled times, it is seen as a safe investment. But as demand for this treasured metal grows, so to...