Swiss pledge to stop illegal gold imports from Brazil Indigenous reserves – (nice gesture, but tracing the provenance of gold is virtually impossible!)— Ned Hamson’s Second Line View of the News — Barbara Crane Navarro

Switzerland imported 24.5 tonnes of gold in 2021, at least a fifth of which came from Brazilian Amazon states. Evidence indicates most of it is mined illegally on Indigenous lands. Illicit mining operations have resulted in major Amazon deforestation, widespread mercury poisoning and soaring violence. With the Brazilian government of Jair Bolsonaro unresponsive to the […] […]

Swiss pledge to stop illegal gold imports from Brazil Indigenous reserves – (nice gesture, but tracing the provenance of gold is virtually impossible!)— Ned Hamson’s Second Line View of the News — Barbara Crane Navarro

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