The planned community of Nueva Morococha was built in a high Andean valley by the Aluminum Corporation of China to house miners and families displaced by an expanding copper mine. The town, seen here in a July 14, 2015, photo, has 1,050 homes as well as schools, clinics, a coliseum and parks. The shantytowns of Morococha Antigua are a few miles away.
The planned community of Nueva Morococha was built in a high Andean valley by the Aluminum Corporation of China to house miners and families displaced by an expanding copper mine. The town, seen here in a July 14, 2015, photo, has 1,050 homes as well as schools, clinics, a coliseum and parks. The shantytowns of Morococha Antigua are a few miles away. Tim Johnson McClatchy
The planned community of Nueva Morococha was built in a high Andean valley by the Aluminum Corporation of China to house miners and families displaced by an expanding copper mine. The town, seen here in a July 14, 2015, photo, has 1,050 homes as well as schools, clinics, a coliseum and parks. The shantytowns of Morococha Antigua are a few miles away. Tim Johnson McClatchy

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November 02, 2015 4:36 PM

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