March 24, 2017 / Vancouver, British Columbia - Guyana Goldstrike Inc. (the "Company") (TSXV: GYA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rodney Stevens as an independent director of the Company. Mr. Stevens is a CFA charter holder with over ten years' experience in the capital markets, first as an Investment Analyst with Salman Partners Inc., then as a merchant and investment banker. While at Salman Partners, Mr. Stevens became a top-rated analyst by StarMine on July 17, 2007 for the metals and mining industry. Over the course of his career, Mr. Stevens has been instrumental in assisting in financing's and M&A activity worth over $1 billion in transaction value.

Mr. Stevens replaces Dean Humphreys, who resigned to pursue other ventures.

On behalf of the Board,

Guyana Goldstrike Inc.

Peter Berdusco, Chief Executive Officer

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