US honors female miner in Guyana, praises her for risks she takes to fight human trafficking

  • by: DANICA COTO , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2013 - 5:50 PM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — As president of one of the world's few associations for women miners, Simona Broomes travels regularly to gold and diamond mining camps in the South American country of Guyana to rescue underage girls working as prostitutes.

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