No Todo el Oro Brilla

No Todo el Oro Brilla

Not All Gold Glitters

  • In January of 2013, a Canadian mining executive was kidnapped in Colombia by the National Liberation Army (ELN), one of the last active left-wing armed organizations in the western hemisphere. Similar kidnappings became commonplace, along with the incursion of paramilitary groups financed by dark sectors of the industry and social upheaval, as international mining companies clashed with local communities. The conflict sparked an intense debate, highlighting the environmental and social impact of mining practices in the region, particularly when it comes to mining for gold. This investigative documentary provides an insightful look at Canadian mining practices in Colombia. Do Canada’s actions help or hinder an already controversial industry around the world?

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