Jan Banning

Morococha, PERU

Contract worker Secunbdino Rojas Quispe (39) with his wife Theophilia Sanchez Inciso (39), and 6 of their 8 children sit in their house. Many children who live locally have traces of lead in their blood. The mining village of Morococha is 4,600 meters above sea level and produces silver, copper, lead and zinc. 6,500 inhabitants work for the American mining company Pan American Silver and the Austrian company Austria Duvaz.

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Jan Banning
City
Morococha
Country
PERU
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41.44 x 41.44 cm (300 dpi)
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