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ah ah, my past the capital of bolivia in latin america. ah. it's the highest calf to city in the world. over 3500 meters above sea level. ah, it's a sprawling city and a 1000 meters of all to, to separate the poor neighborhoods in the andes mountains where the air steam from the wealthy districts below. it can take city for a whole day jaclyn of ties to the lack of oxygen in the mountains. but
if you live there, you get used to it. like maria ramos. don't god loves cancer. mamma bad when father milan bad. my dad's walters them every 2 weeks maria makes a long journey from a mountain village to le pass to buy goods for her course restore. yes papa mother, he said cannibal them with plenty of some of the stands and we level one of them was we almost thought all righty. so the comparable but i came up with you guys with them or they had i will will. yeah, the stickler millis back. what followed? maria lotes to tons of goods in do a truck alone? i get a fully get all of the month. yes. had saw
olivia at the rapidly developing country and thanks to economic reforms, it's cruel, which weight is strong. but many of his roads are terrible. some of the most dangerous in the world, a bunch of shock which is full to business and a public service to i submitted mountain villages. a lot to deal with one of the natural resources of the andes is called your desk, used to work in the gold mines, but that dangerous and difficult to access. ah, i get out of your debts now makes women aware of the dangers of pollution linked to mining precious metals
. i handle my food coordinator at getting off of him and that they can sit there. the deal is being made off with the selection back with him already. he environment here. it's been badly damaged when mining and logging both apart, you're responsible for disasters like this. and they never table, human cost. in the believe in on these life can be a constant struggle. ah, ah ah, maria is climbing higher into the mountains in a truck full of goods. and as she does so, the road gets narrower. it starts to disappear into the clouds.
the roadside headstones are a constant reminder of the dangers of driving here and at safety is more important than speed. this accident had only just taken place. i use. yeah. feel free to seattle meet up with this. i keep not le lab, i'll get them in. i think i've only sandra lubbock. yeah, i've been a bus accident. is this camino de la with
food going any further? maria checks the wheels for trump. ah. a girl and family jennifer in upper gave a hello concert sheriff and amanda calling from which when the brake pads overheat, it takes maria longer to stop or control the truck. she let them cool down and tightens a few balls to make sure she doesn't be the will to them is going daniel, they must globally away. what's of the may even better. so mikaela again, i must goshen them say like hello maria is now leaving the tarmac road from now on. it will be a dirt track and mud 100 kilometers along the steep chris
ah, maria is now leaving the andes, where it's fairly cool and entering a tropical forest, the co region known as the believe in you got this route connex law passed to the amazon rain forest and the youngest is a hot and humid place where trees nearly all year round. her told me that the platform just because there was only difference between november and march the clouds in the andes collide with hot air from the
amazon. this leads to very heavy rain and causes destruction across the you got including hundreds of landslide. this was one of the deadliest landslides and a witness captured it on video. in march 2019, the 1st landslide here, host the whole road to disappear. survivors said quite to corston foot, but the earth started moving again.
ah, this is all claimed the lives of 70 people that day. ah, human exploitation of natural resources is causing environmental problems here and around the rest of the world. forest subbing cleared and driven damaged in order to extract precious metals from them. oh, new marketing ideas. biological better people. here i'm the senior, i'm the lord does used to work in the gold mines, but she's now set up an organization that supports women who continue to work. then
ah ah, it's still raining today. the road ahead is blocked by a trunk. that runs out of that, but the number i was ruined as, as the like that have been another driver has also to take the risk of towing it but it's dangerous because the truck is stuck on an uphill bent at could slide over the edge. i think when i say nobody, buddy,
the of the drivers have no choice but to wait patiently. they all know that they might be next to get stuck. after 3, our weight lordis is on the move again, on a journey to the gold mines into one. in recent years, climate change has made 12 in bolivia, quite difficult. extreme weather means that some regions a regular to be flooded, while others have experienced drought. in 2015, the 2nd largest luke and the country dried up completely. the problem is exacerbated by the man made deforestation of the amazon. the great
rain forest covers around 40 percent of olivia. ah, i mean why maria? the shop or now continue said trot journey through the youngest. she's already been on the road for 10 hours and negotiating these difficult roads. it's tiring. some local villages, however, her found a way of making a subsistence living from basic food maintenance.
i guess i wasn't gonna be any higher. yeah. yeah, yeah, but the whether you're not in my, you know, with players on let me dep albany eagle, i'm a saint that we thought, but as again as is where it goes good here. but again, my check would that work with to 280 to norma to journey from la pass taking 15 od greer finally reaches her vintage. ah, ah,
maria, the local grocery store, she runs with her husband, is a small business. but for the 300, so nice line it says every think the food to school books, i'm gift with being in unit speaker, one it was that receive kenai mills and then they bought that they be they me, that's the thing for us to be as well. hello, maria and juan used to farm polka lease, and the cash club enabled them to open the course restore those where he got to be live in
a remote area where traditional ways of life have changed. little by their manage is an equal partnership. in bolivia, women really enjoy such equality, but juan is pleased to see his wife working from russia, understood failures to the end. the solar brazil watchers tele, hamstrung us. yes. bought a u. s. brozowski radar, let amused mercer but again, damien shipper, the libido get common as the double is the result, but another impossible to none of either. but as far as i lived for the dallas, for marie and one farming cocoa even higher, up in the andes was tough. so the appreciate their lives as shop on us now. and it explains why they prepare to deliver to remote locations. despite the way
this is a ton of to plenty, no locally as the city of gold. nor does an organization try to persuade female gold miners to give up a job that simply keeps them poor. but because of the floods, some families have left town. so she had for the river where she knows debbie women working despite the floods. and doris ah, this is india with the planet to sit with it. i'm not going up by the inside. i mean, there is a, you have to have a hand that she had read those,
discuss that he, that there is very little less to exploit on this side of the river. and the miners have to be satisfied with tiny specks of gold. maria's hotel is per 2 years old and has worked here for 5 years in ballard, those fellows made yogurt. i am on that. i need a bad business like them in i go on fellas alarm davis, the co colleagues are not really a healthy meal. most of the miners were on the other side of the river. they have more chance to find the golden, but it's also much riskier. ah
harvey, i only got a bottom of that. but the main danger comes not from the table, told me he said, the bank sits below an industrial mine. families rummaged to its waste in the hope of finding some precious metro pc. we'll need the the problem is that the water released from the mind which is poisonous. it poisons the miners and their food. i didn't know about it. i was mean point and that was probably not the best
that i handle. may pull you into her or they say, jam al, zeal in india black company not having brought the lord jess and her small association. don't have the power to drag these families out of poverty, but they hope that one day they will succeed in banning big use of mercury in the gold mines. with maria and juan carlos ramos are also on a mission. they meet this hazardous journey in order to provide a remote village with basic supplies.
where i am going to stay with us off versus yes. oh i marian juan, don't do this for the money. it's more of a public service and to enable the villages to be able to put food on the table with them before when the garden of what i feel they go on top of that promotional value value to it. but if you're doing well and with
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