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    FILE - In this file photo taken on May 20, 2011, an employee shows gold nuggets at a gold-buying store in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. The miners already have been clashing with police while intermittently blocking traffic on the commercially vital interoceanic highway that links the Pacific coast with Brazil. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix,File)


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    FILE - In this file photo taken on May 20, 2011, an employee shows gold nuggets at a gold-buying store in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. The miners already have been clashing with police while intermittently blocking traffic on the commercially vital interoceanic highway that links the Pacific coast with Brazil. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix,File)


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    FILE - This Sept. 13, 2013 aerial file photo shows a river polluted by waste from informal mining in Peru's Madre de Dios region. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd,File)


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    FILE - In this file photo taken May 21, 2011, miners work at a legal mining concession in Huaypetue, Madre de Dios, Peru. Government efforts to halt illegal mining have mostly been futile. The miners already have been clashing with police while intermittently blocking traffic on the commercially vital interoceanic highway that links the Pacific coast with Brazil. But officials insist this time they’re serious about combatting the multi-billion-dollar illegal mining trade that accounts for about 20 percent of Peru’s gold exports. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)


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    FILE - This Sept. 13, 2013 aerial file photo, shows tailings produced by informal mining in Peru's Madre de Dios region. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. But officials insist this time they’re serious about combatting the multi-billion-dollar illegal mining trade that accounts for about 20 percent of Peru’s gold exports. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)


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    FILE - This Sept. 13, 2013 aerial file photo shows tailings produced by informal mining in Peru's Madre de Dios region. A study of mercury contamination from rampant informal gold mining in Peru's Amazon says indigenous people who get their protein mostly from fish are the most affected, particularly their children. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)


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    FILE - In this May 20, 2011, file photo, gold is weighed at a gold-buying store in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru. Government efforts to halt illegal mining have mostly been futile. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)


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    Bayern's Claudio Pizarro of Peru sends kisses to fans after scoring during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Braunschweig and Bayern Munich in Braunschweig, Germany, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)


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    Bayern's Claudio Pizarro of Peru sends kisses to fans after scoring during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Braunschweig and Bayern Munich in Braunschweig, Germany, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)


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