New York Times Examines Return Of Malaria To Venezuela Because Of Black-Market Gold Mines
New York Times: Hard Times in Venezuela Breed Malaria as Desperate Flock to Mines
“…[Venezuela] is a society turned upside down, a place where educated people abandon once-comfortable jobs in the city for dangerous, backbreaking work in muddy pits, desperate to make ends meet. And it comes with a steep price: Malaria, long driven to the fringes of the country, is festering in the mines and back with a vengeance…” (Casey, 8/15).
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