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An executive from the Diamond Development Initiative is urging industry leaders to do more to help the more than 1.5 million artisanal miners laboring under dangerous conditions in Africa and South America.   Read more »
Belgian authorities reported Friday that they recently seized a shipment of rough stones that potentially are conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic. Read more »
The Diamond Empowerment Fund’s mission of providing higher education to children in Africa’s diamond-producing countries got a boost in Las Vegas, with the organization’s annual gala raising more than $1 million. Read more »
The Gemological Institute of America now has a global director of development and beneficiation, and has tapped the former special advisor for conflict diamonds with the U.S. State Department to fill the role. Read more »
The Diamond Empowerment Fund announced this week that Grammy award-winning singer Chaka Khan will perform at its “Diamonds in the Sky” gala event on May 29 in Las Vegas.  Read more »
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