Malaria-stricken child, 13, brought out of mining backdam

A 13-year-old boy was brought out of the Arimu backdam in Region Seven on Saturday night so ill with malaria that he is now hospitalized at the Bartica Hospital.

While he has indicated that he was only in the interior for a week, reports are that his father has had him at the location for quite some time helping him in a shop he operates.

According to Carol Fredricks, a member of the Guyana Women Miners’ Organisation (GWMO), …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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