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Court battle looms between Amerindian communities and the GGDMA over land extensions.

A court battle is looming between Amerindian communities and the GGDMA over the extension of their title lands.

But even as that crisis brews, President Donald Ramator has been talking about the importance of the mining sector to the economy.

The president was speaking during an outreach to the interior region.

Minister of Natural Resources, Robert Persaud, said that the government nor the GGMC has no intention of restricting  mining.

President of the GGDMA, Patrick Harding, urged the miners to ply their trade with the environment in mind.

According to Minister Persaud, gold is doing well and the prices are favourable. He said that over 10,000 claims are still be verified.

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