Photographs by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo…
BURMA: At a gold mine some 30 miles from the town of Myitkyina, dozens of Burmese miners, some as young as 14, work from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The technology is very rudimentary, and the work is hard:
BURMA: This mining site, like others along the Irrawaddy River, is a concession given by Burma’s ruling military junta to local warlords or businessmen — who, it is believed, then make deals with Chinese financiers. China’s border is only 60 miles away:
Be it Equatorial Guinea or Burma… People working hard don’t get even a fraction of what they earn to their corrupt rulers… What an irony…
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