Colombia-11 on Flickr.
Children playing in the mining town of Zaragoza, where illegal mining persists even after a crackdown.
See the entire episode on YouTube.
Colombia-10 on Flickr.
Child miner at work. He was hoping to make enough money to buy books so he could go to school.
See this episode, “Colombia’s Gold Rush,” tonight 6:30p EST (2230 GMT) on Al Jazeera English. We’ll post the entire episode online right after the show.