bauxite

Guyana’s GDP Grew By 2.8 Percent in First Half of 2012: Report

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s economy grew 2.8 percent in the first six months of 2012, according to a report from Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh. “This growth reflects continued progress on the diversification of the productive sector, where …

Guyana Creates Bauxite Development Unit

 Above: the Linden bauxite mining plant By the Caribbean Journal staff With increasing demand for Guyana’s bauxite, the country’s government has established a Bauxite Development Unit within the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission. The unit will coordinate, oversee and assist …

Jamaican Prime Minister Appoints Mining Expert as New Special Envoy

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller Dr Carlton Davis, a former head of the Jamaica Civil Service, has been appointed an ambassador and special envoy in the Office of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. Davis, an expert on the …