Unreported World: Bolivia's Child Miners

7:35pm Friday, June 4 on C4

Reporter Seyi Rhodes and director Matt Haan descend deep underground into Bolivia’s silver mines to find boys as young as 13 working long hours in deadly conditions. The thick dust and poisonous gases in the mines mean the children face the near-certainty of crippling lung disease and a life expectancy of little more than 35 years. Bolivia has signed international agreements banning under-16s from working in underground mines, but from what the team sees, they simply aren’t being enforced.

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