Illegal miners rally against Peru's new laws

Government tries to bring gold mining industry in legal frames, but miners say rules are too restrictive.

    In Peru, illegal gold mining is worth more than the drugs trade.

    As the government tries to bring the industry inside legal frames, miners go on strike - saying the rules are too restrictive.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from the district of Laberinto.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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