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Although the multinational AngloGold Ashanti is promising to hire thousands of inhabitants of the southwestern department of Antioquia to mine copper, gold and silver for the next 20 years, this documentary highlights the fears of local farmers about the environmental and social impact of the mining project.
One of the mining projects that has generated the most resistance in Colombia is Quebradona, with which AngloGold Ashanti plans to extract 4.9 million tons of copper concentrate, gold and other minerals.
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Watch the documentary directed by Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund grantee Isabella Bernal below.