Divisive Cybercrime bill passed

-gov’t cuts sedition clause but concerns remains

Basil Williams SC

Government yesterday used its majority to pass the contentious Cyber-crime Bill with an amendment excising a controversial sedition clause.

Trotman says refused shipment of 30,000 kg of mercury

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman (second, from right) along with General Manager of the Guyana Gold Board Eondrene Thompson (right), Chairman of the Board GHK Lall (second from left) and Ministry of Natural Resources Communications Officer Johann Earle (third, from left) speaking to the contractor from ActLab Kevin Gomez yesterday.

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman says that he has refused the importation of 30,000 kg of mercury into Guyana from Mexico as the Government continues to make strides towards the reduction of the toxic metal’s use in gold mining.

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