CGTN America on Twitter: "See how illegal mining is affecting the Amazon rainforest in Venezuela."
Documentary by SOSOrinoco I February 1, 2021 (Spanish with English subtitles) I A documentary short and third-place winner of the 2021 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest, it contrasts the unique beauty of Venezuelan Amazonia with the human and environmental devastation caused by illegal mining in Southern Venezuela.
Video Report by Andreas Wolff, BBC ALBA | Sep 1, 2020 (Scottish-Gaelic)
Documentary by Alex Jesús Cabello Leiva I September 1, 2020 (Spanish) I A documentary short about the Roraima Tepuy Natural Monument, a mountain located in the Canaima National Park in Venezuela, famous for being one of the oldest rock formations on the planet.
Documentary by SOSOrinoco I March 12, 2020 (Spanish) I A documentary short about the story of illegal mining in Venezuela, and the resulting human exploitation and ecological destruction that resulted.
Documentary by Miguel Yabrudes I October 28, 2018 (Spanish) I A documentary series about the Arco Minero del Orinoco, a major mining project and source of massive environmental devastation in Venezuela, which was approved by the Maduro government in 2016 in search of funds to stay in power.
Documentary by David Beriain, T13 I February 8, 2017 (Spanish) I A documentary short about how armed gangs in Venezuela are running illegal mines through violence and exploitation.
Our position on
the Orinoco Mining Arc
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.