Guyana Goldfields Inc. announces results of shareholders' meeting

TORONTO, April 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX: GUY) (the "Company" or "GGI") is pleased to announce that all matters presented for approval at GGI's annual and special meeting of shareholders held on April 26, 2013, have been duly authorized and approved, as follows:

          (i)  election of all management nominees to the board of directors of the Company;
             
        (ii)  appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing
year and authorization of the directors to fix their remuneration;
             
          (iii)  confirmation of new By-Law No. 4 of the Company; and
             
          (iv)  authorization of the Company to file articles of amendment to provide for a minimum of
one and a maximum of eleven directors of the Company.

Detailed voting results for the election of directors were as follows:

Name Shares Voted Shares Withheld
J. Patrick Sheridan 74,742,514 80,076
Robert Bondy 49,873,395 24,949,195
Scott Caldwell 74,708,299 114,291
Jean-Pierre Chauvin 74,665,255 157,335
Alan Ferry 63,013,304 11,809,286
Daniel Noone 74,654,434 168,156
Richard Williams 44,758,580 30,064,010
David Beatty 74,742,714 79,876

About Guyana Goldfields Inc.:

Guyana Goldfields Inc. is a Canadian based company, focused on the exploration and development of gold deposits in Guyana, South America where the Company has operated since 1996. The Company is focused on bringing the Aurora Gold Project into production with infrastructure development currently underway. Active exploration continues at Aurora and at the Company's Aranka Group of Properties with the intention of further expanding these resources. Greenfields exploration by our experienced team of geologists is also ongoing in the broader Aranka group of properties.

Forwarding-Looking Information

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SOURCE: Guyana Goldfields Inc.

For further information:

Guyana Goldfields Inc.
Patrick Sheridan
CEO

Jacqueline Wagenaar
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Tel: (416) 628-5936 Ext. 2295
Fax: (416) 628-5935
E-mail: jwagenaar@guygold.com
Website: www.guygold.com