AP PHOTOS: A proliferation of gold mines in Venezuela offers grueling, dangerous workabcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/ap-photos-proliferation-gold-mines-venezuela-offers-grueling-99620371
EL CALLAO, Venezuela -- Venezuela is known to have the world’s largest oil reserves, but its soil holds another valuable resource: gold.
The government in 2016 established a huge mining development zone stretching across the middle of Venezuela to diversify its revenue. Seven years later, there is a proliferation of mines burrowing for gold, diamonds, copper and other…
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