• Peru's New Cocaine

    Some analysts think illegal gold in Peru may be more important — and more dangerous — than cocaine.

  • Peru’s New Cocaine

    Illegal gold mining—farmers digging up ore and selling it on the black market, so that it may eventually end up wrapped around your fiancée’s finger—is a major cause of rain forest depletion. It has devastated nearly 370,000 acres of the Peruvian...