Background/Context As one of the largest remaining blocks of primary tropical forest on Earth, the Guiana Shield Eco-Region plays a critical role in mitigating climate change. The Eco-Region contains both the highest percent of primary forest cover (over 90% is intact tropical forest) and the lowest human population density of any major tropical area. […]
On January 19, 2017, Minister Raphael Trotman was paid a courtesy call by new Chinese Ambassador to Guyana, H.E Cui Jianchun.
On January 18, 2017, Minister Trotman in his capacity of Acting Foreign Affairs Minister, met with new Bolivian Ambassador to Guyana, H.E. Jose Kinn Franco before the presentation of his credentials to H.E David Granger.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Ministry of Natural Resources has noted with interest an article published in the January 16, 2017 edition of the Guyana Chronicle captioned ‘A plea for lands -small miners up calls for unworked lands’. The article highlights complaints from small miners about challenges they have been experiencing as a result of lack […]
Minister Trotman met with Lieutenant General Joseph P. DiSalvo, Military Deputy Commander, United States Southern Command, United States Army on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.