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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 …

Ghana Delegation Visits Guyana to Learn about Sustainable Forestry Inititative

 Above: the two delegations talk in Georgetown By the Caribbean Journal staff Seeking to learn more about Guyana’s Chainsaw Milling Project, a sustainable forestry initiative, a team from Ghana recently visited the country to hold talks with Environment Minister Robert …

Germany Funds Forest Project in Guyana

 Above: Kaietur Falls (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff The German government has contributed $6.47 million to fund the second phase of a programme aimed at preserving the country’s forests. The first phase of the joint Guyana-Germany project saw …

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 Above: Environment Minister Robert Persaud and Canadian High Commissioner David Devine (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese Natural Resources Minister Robert Persaud joined Canadian High Commissioner David Devine at a video conference with Canadian investors yesterday. Persaud said …

 Above: Minister of Agriculture Robert Persaud (GIS Photo) The recent crash of a Caribbean Airlines flight at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airpot could disrupt the Guyana Ministry of Agriculture’s plan to increase the size of its agriculture exports shipped by …

 Above: gold mining in Guyana (GIS Photo) Seeking to protect its rainforests, Guyana is working with neighbors Suriname and French Guiana to combat illegal gold mining in the region. The government held a workshop yesterday at the Guyana Forestry Commission …