July 10, 2009

Miners concerned about illegal Brazilians

by Alva Solomon

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The influx of illegal Brazilian miners in parts of the Hinterland and the manner in which they conduct their operations is of major concern to some stakeholders in the local mining industry.

This was among the issues discussed at the 27th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) yesterday, where a few persons who have been in the mining industry for a number of years noted that the authorities, namely the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs need to get their acts together where foreigners working illegally in Guyana is concerned. Read full article here

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