Bolivia's Child Miners

Channel 4: Unreported World

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Reporter Seyi Rhodes and director Matt Haan travel to Bolivia's Cerro Rico silver mines.

Opened nearly 500 years ago by ore-hungry conquistadors, the mines are now run by workers' co-operatives which employ boys as young as 13 to work in nightmarishly unsafe conditions under the ground.

 'deeply distressing’ '
- Guardian
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