Environmentalists Silent About Venezuela Mining Horrors

Following the lead of Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro announced plans for the Arco Minero del Orinoco or the Orinco Mining Belt. According to Phys.org, the area is a section of land that crosses tropical forests abundant with plant life, water and minerals (such as coltan, gold, diamonds, and bauxite) which includes the Sierra… Read More Environmentalists Silent About Venezuela Mining Horrors