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Joe Biden’s big Venezuela bet is already in trouble

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Venezuela’s harmful mining activities grow

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Brazilian gold miners get free rein in Venezuela’s Indigenous lands

Illegal Gold Mining Operations in Venezuelan Amazon on the Rise

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Our position on
the Orinoco Mining Arc

Arco Minero del Orinoco

The purpose of SOSOrinoco is to shed light on the existing body of work regarding the situation in the Amazonia and Orinoquia regions of Venezuela, to raise awareness of the tragedy that is occurring and to outline some urgent measures that need to be taken in order to halt the unfolding human and environmental disaster.