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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Miners in Marudi told to get act together

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman will appoint a facilitator to help guide discussions among Romanex Guyana Exploration, miners and residents in the South...

Eteringbang Airstrip abruptly closes for 3 months

  ...leaves passengers stranded, miners, operators in a quandary Scores of persons were reportedly stranded, while miners and airline operators were left at their wits' end...

Land reclamation to be aggressively pursued – Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said he would petition the Ministry of Finance to set aside a greater portion of the gold royalties...

New unit to be set up with wardens to police Guyana’s extractive sector

Some 30 persons are to initially make up the corps of wardens to police the extractive sector.  Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said the...

Mercury free project to advance sustainable mining practices

Conservation International Guyana, is leading a civil society gold mining initiative to shift towards mercury free practices by 2025. The project was launched on...

US company buys 320 acres local land for gold exploration

United States mining company Ensurge has completed the purchase of a 320 acre island property near the mouth of the Cuyuni River, in Region...

Miners urged to take precaution during rainy season

Acting Commissioner of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Newell Dennison is urging miners to be extremely cautious during the rainy season. Dennison told...

700,000 ounces of gold targeted for 2017

690,000 ounces of gold declared this year Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said, yesterday, that his ministry will be aiming for 700,000 ounces...

Broomes to miners: Gov’t is worthy of your contribution

...says $2B earmarked to map entire country for 40 known minerals Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes has described Budget 2017, during...

Stop the pressure, “betrayal” of miners – Jagdeo urges Govt

Following Government’s decision to first remove a range of concessions afforded to the mining industry and increase taxation and regulations, and its more recent...

Recent Articles

UPDATE: Man stabs wife, burns home over claims of infidelity

-Several homeless as neighbouring home gutted  Several persons are now homeless following a fire on Da Silva and De Abreu streets, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown during...

DIWALI MESSAGES 2017

PPP/C's Diwali Message Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is...

Demerara River crossing: Affected home owners given 2 years to relocate

By Samuel Sukhnandan Those residents whose homes fall directly in the area that has been earmarked for the new Demerara River crossing have been put...

Guyana has more poverty, crime than the regional average- IDB

By Jarryl Bryan Guyana has a long road ahead of it when it comes to poverty reduction, with a recent report from the Inter-American Development...

Trio in custody for illegal gun, ammo

Three men between 22-26 years of age are in police custody following their arrest and the finding of a 9mm pistol with one matching...

Officer dies following motorcycle accident

A 39-year-old motorcyclist is now in police custody after he was involved in an accident in the wee hours of Diwali morning (Wednesday October...

“Smallie”, Nero appear in High Court for businessman’s murder charge

Less than two weeks after being apprehended by Police in Berbice, Mark Royden Williams, called “Smallie”, along with another accused, Sherwin Nero, also known...

EYEWITNESS: Out of the mouth…

…of the big enchilada Readers would know what they say about “Freudian slips”! You know the truth, your listeners know the truth…but you can’t utter...

BREAKING: Fire erupts at Da Silva St, kitty, 2 homes engulfed

A fire of unknown nature has erupted at a home in Da Silva Street, Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown on Tuesday night, destroying that house as...

Cops probing alleged rape of juvenile detainee by City Constab Officers

Police “A” Division Commander, Marlon Chapman has confirmed that the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Royston King, has asked him to investigate a matter involving...