Hyury Potter is an investigative reporter based in Brazil, currently working with Repórter Brasil newsroom. He's a Rainforest Investigations Network alumni. Born and raised in the Amazon, he has investigations published on Deutsche Welle, BBC Brazil, NBC News, The Intercept, InfoAmazonia, and Mongabay.

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Hyury Potter

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The Gold Chain

  • Environment
  • Exploitation

In 2022, Brazil has exported for nearly 5 billion dollars of gold worldwide. In the biggest country of South America, gold is produced both by industrial mining companies such as AngloGold Ashanti and thousands of artisanal and small-scale miners, called garimpos.