New mine brings big changes to town in Suriname rainforest
Latin America & the Caribbean

New mine brings big changes to town in Suriname rainforest

LANGA TABIKI, Suriname (AP) — Muddy footpaths wind past empty homes, most collapsing into ruins. Dozens of stores and bars have closed. The most prominent citizen, the chief of a tribe descended from escaped African slaves, has decamped to the capital. A gold mine operated by a U.S.-based company opened recently in the rainforest of … Continue reading

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