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The Miami Herald’s investigative series Dirty Gold, Clean Cash was named a #Pulitzer finalist for Explanatory Reporting. This series explained how Miami’s gold trade fuels gangs, guns and profits in Latin America. A thread of our work from #DirtyGold:
American consumers flaunt gold on their wrists and fingers but have no idea where it comes from — or who gets hurt. #DirtyGold hrld.us/2raIq33
Illegal mining in Colombia generates about $2.4 billion a year in illicit cash — three times more than its notorious cocaine industry. #DirtyGold hrld.us/2D9uzMa
When "gold fever" reached a metal refinery in rural Ohio, it created desperately needed jobs. But when the South America-to-Miami gold pipeline was disrupted, the little town took a big hit. #DirtyGold hrld.us/2D92nJ3
Here's how one Florida antique trader became the perfect accomplice to the world's bloodiest cocaine gangster. #DirtyGold hrld.us/2DCwc5S
And here's how a fancy furniture store in Coral Gables wound up tied to the illegal gold trade. #DirtyGold hrld.us/2DbsI9L
Advocacy groups and world governments pressured big companies not to trade "blood diamonds" anymore. Should we take the same approach with gold? #DirtyGold hrld.us/2DEDB4H
Congratulations to the journalists who worked on this project, including
@KyraGurney, @NickNehamas, @jayhweaver, @jimwyss!
@KyraGurney @NickNehamas @jayhweaver @jimwyss Our reporters and photojournalists spent 10 months reporting and researching for the #DirtyGold series, travelling to a small town in Appalachian Ohio, underground mines and the Amazon rain forest. We could not do this work without the support of our readers. And so...
If you believe independent, explanatory journalism is important, subscribe to the Miami Herald today. #ReadLocal hrld.us/2ZeGkfK
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