In the Peruvian capital Lima, the divide between rich and poor is especially stark. Nowhere is this more obvious than at the site of a ten-kilometer wall that separates an exclusive district from a poor neighborhood.
Rings, investment, dental fillings — gold is always in demand. But where does it actually come from? Our reporter has been to the Andes, where workers mine the metal, in terrible conditions, at more than 5,000 meters.
The so-called wall of shame divides two areas in Lima. One belongs to the richest part of town, the other is a slum of wooden shacks, highlighting the Peruvian capital's divide. Jurriaan van Eerten reports.
Wall carvings were found in what was once a fishing city of the Caral civilization, the oldest in the Americas. The relief is thought to symbolize a period of drought and famine brought on by climate change.
Vizcarra said his administration would "stand firm" in fighting graft in the Latin American country. Pedro Kuczynski, who Vizcarra replaced, resigned this week in response to a corruption scandal.
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