miners

Romney Ad Shows Miners Not Paid During Campaign Stop

Miners were told that attendance at a Mitt Romney campaign rally was mandatory. Not only that, the miners were not paid for the time they were forced to spend at the rally, and then Mitt Romney used the miners in an ad for his campaign.

Peru Uses Live Ammo On US-Owned Gold Mine Protesters, 5 Dead

The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency in the mountain region of Cajamarca where thousands have gathered in recent days to protest the expansion of a gold mine owned by the U.S.-based Newmont Mining that is already the largest in South America.

China's Death Toll Has Passed 60,000

The suffering continues. YINGXIU, China - Rescuers rushed to reach 24 coal miners trapped underground by China's earthquake almost two weeks ago, off