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Guyana gold miners threaten to protest, reduce declarations amid new tax measures

By cpowell
Created 2017-01-29 15:48

By Denis Chabroi
Demerara Waves newspaper, Georgetown, Guyana
Saturday, January 28, 2017

Miners under the umbrella of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association on Friday warned that they would halt gold mining, reduce declarations, and stage a countrywide protest if President David Granger fails to meet with them within two weeks and address their concerns about heavy taxation.

"The main problem we have to accept is that the government does not respect this industry at the present time," said association consultant Tony Shields, reflecting that miners' representatives met Granger only once, in December 2015. Shields charged that meeting with government ministers has turned out to be a waste of time, just photo opportunities, and the time has come for the Guyanese leader to have a big meeting with the miners rather than just the executive.

Nearly all the more than 100 attendees raised their hands in support of a protest. ...

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