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A Chinese South American Republic or an extended Brazil – By Mark Steele

Looking further than the edge of ones nose 

The roads toward a Chinese South American Republic or an extended Brazil.

By Mark Steele

 The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) is right to be worried and perhaps they are the only ones with their heads not in the sand, They also seem to have the capability of looking beyond the edge of their noses.

They have as reported, called for the immediate stoppage of construction on a road intended to drive deep into the very heart of Guyana’s South Rupununi, that is likely to bring about a host of environmental problems in that prime cattle-ranching area. In short, Guyana’s last frontier is being breached by Brazilian mining interests in what is considered a reckless initiative of the Guyana government.   Continue reading

Guyana’s last frontier breached by road from Brazil – GHRA

Guyana’s last frontier breached by road from Brazil

NOVEMBER 16, 2013 | BY KNEWS |  LETTERS

DEAR EDITOR,

Guyana’s last frontier is being breached by Brazilian mining interests who are constructing a road intended to drive deep into the heart of South Rupununi, eventually reaching the New River Triangle. This development will generate a cascade of economic, social, security, political and environmental problems in an area of Guyana which currently has token governmental infrastructure.

If the governing administration is aware of this reckless initiative, the nation deserves an explanation. However, whether legal or illegal, the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) is calling for this venture to be stopped immediately, and those responsible condignly punished to deter like-minded attempts.    Continue reading