Ramkarran defends award of Muri survey permission

Columnist Ralph Ramkarran has defended the award of the mining survey permission in the south east of Guyana to Muri Brasil Ventures Inc.

The award in November 2012 has come under serious scrutiny as it had not been announced before a Stabroek News report on it and it pertains to possible mining in a part of the country that had previously not been allocated for such. Further, Natural Resources Minister Robert Persaud did not declare it to the Natural Resources Committee of Parliament which he met in November.

Writing in the last Sunday Stabroek, Ramkarran disclosed that Muri Brasil Ventures Inc and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission were both …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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