Will Gold Make You Rich? Meet Nicaragua’s Güiriseros

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This photo essay is adapted from “Gold Fever: Artisanal and Industrial Mining Extraction in the Industrial Triangle,” which originally appeared on Feb. 28, 2010, at MiMundo.org. The images, by James Rodríguez, were produced with the support of Oxfam America.

Captions by Roque Planas.

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