Amerindians accuse mining company of exploitation
Recent exposures of tyrannical tactics employed by foreign investors to control locals have become a cause for worry, especially in the Amerindian communities, such as Lethem.
News reaching this publication has established that on a mining site in Kurubrong, Region Eight, there are at present, several hundred Amerindians being held against their free will to work under poor conditions for menial pay.
According to information received, the company recruits its employees to work at the mining site deceitfully informing that they pay attractive wages with good benefits.
One of the ill-fated employees who happened to be caught in the trap but managed to get out, related to Kaieteur News that a “bus driver” would normally make rounds, particularly into the Region Nine communities, advertising that “his boss man” pays workers $5000 per ounce of gold retrieved. Read More