Venezuelan military beat Guyanese miners in NWD

A team of Guyanese soldiers and police were dispatched to the Yarakita River, near the border with Venezuela after members of the Venezuelan military assaulted Guyanese miners in the area.

According to reports from a source in Mabaruma, a group mining in the Bruk Falls, North West District were beaten by Venezuelan soldiers who crossed over to the Guyanese side on Friday afternoon. The source said the miners consisted of both men and women.

Another source stated that a villager in the area quickly alerted the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Guyanese soldiers and …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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