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Inside the Dangerous, ‘Wild West’ World of Guyana’s Pork-Knockers

Deep in the country’s interior, the global gold and diamond trade begins with back-breaking labor, environmental destruction, and uncertain profits. During grueling, 12-hour shifts, miners clear large stones from sediment before flooding the area and then pumping the water through filters in search of diamonds. All photos: © Emiliano […]

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