Deep in Colombian jungle, a first in eco gold

Agence France-Presse: His worn hands have worked tirelessly since dawn, churning the soil, cleaning sand in a pan and finally revealing tiny flakes of "green gold", the world's first certified fair trade gold. Luis Americo Mosquera, 52, is repeating the same gestures passed on from generation to generation of Colombia's black slaves brought by the Spanish conquistadors to toil in gold mines for centuries. In the city of Tado in the western Colombian department of Choco, known for its large ......

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