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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June 4, 2010

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