Latin America

Jamaican Bauxite Firms to Issue 355 Land Titles to Relocated Owners by Year’s End: Mines Ministry

Jamaican Bauxite Firms to Issue 355 Land Titles to Relocated Owners by Year’s End: Mines Ministry

Jamaica’s Transport and Mining Minister Mike Henry said earlier this week that bauxite and alumina companies operating on the island have issued almost all of the 355 land titles to individuals displaced by bauxite mining activities that were scheduled to be issued...

Jamaican Pols Voice Their Optimism Over Alpart’s Restart Next Month

Telling onlookers of his satisfaction with the prospect of the Alumina Partners of Jamaica plant’s resumption of full production at its bauxite and alumina operations in a matter of weeks, Jamaica’s opposition leader Dr. Peter Phillips toured the facility at St. Elizabeth on Friday. The president of the People’s National Party was joined by fellow […]

Alpart Plans New Alumina Refinery for Jamaica

Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) is preparing to build another alumina refinery on the island according to Jamaican Finance Minister Audley Shaw. In remarks made at a town hall in St. Ann, Shaw revealed that the firm is planning to construct its second plant, which is expected to turn out two thousand metric tons of […]

Guyanese Government Reassessing Once-Thriving Bauxite Industry

The government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana is expecting the imminent delivery of a report detailing the state of the country’s bauxite industry. “We are currently reviewing the industry to see where our reserves are and the future of the industry,” explained Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman. The report, which comes at the […]