Lethem-Bonfim border remains closed

  • Published on: Sep 21, 2021 - 6:24 PM
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Lethem-Bonfim border remains closed Prime Minister, Mark Phillips had denied reports that the Lethem-Bonfim border has been reopened as negotiations on the matter are still ongoing for a hopeful solution. In recent days, Brazilian traders have blocked the border on grounds of alleged discrimination as they contend that Brazilians are not allowed to cross into Lethem to do business but their Guyanese counterparts can once per week. The blocking the border has led to the skyrocketing of the price of various commodities including cooking gas in Lethem. Recently, a high-level team from Guyana – including the Ministers of Health an …
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