Court upholds miner’s rights to operate in Isseneru

A miner yesterday won a court battle against the Isseneru Village Council and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), preventing them from stopping operations on lands in the village.

In a ruling in the High Court, Justice Diana Insanally made absolute nisi orders of certiorari and prohibition, first granted on December 7, 2011, based on the application of Joan Avahnelle Chang, a miner who holds claim licences on lands alleged …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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