After 500 years Bolivian silver mountain risks collapse

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Le Cerro Rico, au dessus de la ville de Potosi © AFP PHOTO/Aizar Raldes

The mountain holding one of the world’s greatest silver deposits is at risk of collapse after five centuries of exploitation, Bolivian officials say, calling for moves to save the historic site.

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