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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Government threatens to shut down RUSAL

After a series of protests by various stakeholders in Guyana against the recent actions of Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI), which is owned...

Miner buried alive as pit caves in

A miner was on Thursday last buried alive after a mining pit caved in at Ominaik Village, Upper Mazaruni River. The dead man has been...

Mining operation that resulted in child’s death was operating illegally- Police

The 11-year-old child who was killed in a mining pit cave-in on Thursday was reportedly working on a legitimate operation that was illegally being...

Punter crushed to death as pit caves in at Arakaka

A woman was killed on Tuesday after a mining pit caved in on her while punting for gold at Arakaka Backdam, North West District....

Guyana Goldfields production guidance down by 50%

...Net loss for the third quarter of 2018 amounted to US $2.2 million The Guyana Goldfields Inc. reported a 50 per cent downward third...

Consultations in progress for design of mining policy

The team commissioned to develop a strategic ten-year national mining policy framework is expected to produce a draft document shortly. According to the Department of...

Opposition Leader stands behind miners association …says criticisms against Govt were...

Government’s response to the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA)’s criticisms after the body called for a Commission of Inquiry into the death...

Diamond explosion: Apparatus to trap gas in the works as clean-up ongoing- GGMC

Two weeks after an underground gas pocket exploded at a residence in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, the intense cleaning-up exercise is still ongoing, while...

Guyana Goldfields transitioning from surface to underground mining

...company to expend over US$120 million in the process The Guyana Goldfields Inc. is looking to expand its operations here by constructing the country’s first...

Govt releases ExxonMobil Contract

As promised, the Government today released the controversial contract and agreement which it signed with US-based oil giant ExxonMobil. At the same time, Raphael Trotman,...

Recent Articles

36-Y-O man stabbed to death during fight at Mahdia

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 36-year-old Seon Grant, a porknocker of De Kendren West Coast Demerara. The incident occurred during the...

Ocean View exposé could amount to criminal conduct – AG Nandlall

Attorney General Anil Nandlall says his government is actively considering a lawyer’s letter from the owner of the Ocean View Hotel, Wilfred Rambarran who...

Major reshuffling of Police Force; Blanhum back as Crime Chief 

Days after Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali was sworn in as the 9th Executive President of Guyana, there has been major changes within the hierarchy...

Gross mismanagement of Natural Resources Ministry reported during visit by new Minister

The recently appointed Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat on Thursday 6th August 2020, met with the Heads of the various agencies under the...

Fast-tracking land titling project among priorities for Minister Sukhai

Newly-appointed Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai, has said her priorities include ensuring that the Land Titling Project which had started under the previous...

Ocean View Hotel owner claims he still owns building, demands millions in rent

Owner of the Ocean View Hotel, Wilfred Rambarran is claiming that he still owns the building which was compulsorily acquired under the David Granger...

Health Ministry revamping COVID-19 response

New Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony has disclosed that one of his immediate actions as the minister responsible for the sector is to implement...

OPINION: Challenges facing the new Government of Guyana

By Sir Ronald Sanders The one upside of the challenges facing the government of Guyana after a five-month impasse in declaring the result of general...

Minister Manickchand engages senior education officials

New Minister of Education Priya Manickchand has hit the ground running. On her first official day at work (Friday) she met with the senior staff...

Over 40,000 rapid test kits, other Covid-19 supplies arrive in Guyana

Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig, last evening, handed over a quantity of essential medical supplies to the...