What life is like for the teenage miners of Potosi, Bolivia

Kenneth Dickerman and Photo editor Simone Francescangeli for The Washington Post: “El Tio” and a miner. “El Tio” is a miner’s god that presides over every tunnel entrance. Every day, miners offer him coca leaves, cigarettes and alcohol, hoping it will bring good fortune. (Simone Francescangeli) Any celebration is a good opportunity to drink and forget miners’ livingContinue reading “What life is like for the teenage miners of Potosi, Bolivia”