Historically, Southern Venezuela has alternated between neglect and attention on the part of Venezuelan rulers, both of which have had negative and positive results. During the past 20 years, the Chavista narcostate has shown fluctuating levels of attention particularly when both Chavez and Maduro were keen to find new sources of money.

New videos of the devastation inside Yapacana National Park, Amazonas, Venezuela

US Government plans more sanctions targeting Venezuelan gold exports

Video clip of Arria-Formula Meeting of the Security Council Formula on Gold Rush in Venezuela

Illegal mining in Yapakana National Park, Amazonas, Venezuela

Sanctioned Diosdado Cabello is responsible for illicit activities and loss of national sovereignty South of the Orinoco River

Yanomami threatened by measles outbreak

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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.