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Friday, November 16, 2018

Heavily armed bandits rob mining camps, wreaking havoc in Region 7

Sherrif Mining company located in Kartuni, Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) is one of several mining operations that were allegedly robbed in the last...

First Phase of Lithium exploration successful

The Morabisi Lithium and Tantalum Project’s first phase has been completed and deemed a success. This is according to Greenpower Energy Limited Company Chief...

GGDMA questions Govt’s intentions on disbursing concessions to small, medium scale miners

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association has articulated that while the Government has recognised the importance of the Gold and Diamond mining...

Guyana exploring mining of other rare minerals

More attention will be placed on the mining of rare earth minerals, particularly lithium in the coming year, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman...

Brazilian killed in Micobie mining accident

-Dredge was not authorised to operate by GGMC says MNR The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) says it has confirmed that a Brazilian man lost...

GGMC to undertake 12 mineral mapping projects in 2017

The Geological Service Division of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) will be undertaking 12 projects across the country aimed at mapping Guyana’s...

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...

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Parliament sitting postponed at Govt’s request, says Clerk

The postponement of Friday’s sitting of the National Assembly, just one day after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) filed a no-confidence motion against the...

Press association blasts APNU/AFC over “continued intimidation of media workers”

The Guyana Press Association (GPA), moments after a press conference hosted by the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)/Alliance For Change (AFC) Government, called...

New standard for restaurants aimed at improving quality of services offered

…implementation to enable better services for consumers The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), the Tourism Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism...

Labourer accused of stealing canter batteries gets $40,000 bail

A 31-year-old labourer of Lot 56 Norton Street, Georgetown, on Friday, found himself before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly, after being accused of committing simple...

Shop owner remanded over alleged narco trafficking

A shop owner of Lot ‘E’ Hardina Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, was on Friday hauled before the courts after she was allegedly busted with a...

GECOM working to resolve electoral ties in 3 constituencies

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), at a press conference held today (Friday), said it is currently working to address electoral ties in three constituencies...

Op Ed: Whim Referendum – Total rejection, repudiation of Nagamootoo and AFC

By Dr Leslie Ramsammy  Webster's Dictionary has chosen TOXIC as the 2018 Word of the Year. Local Government Elections (LGE) 2018 dramatically pronounced the AFC...

Poultry farmer busted with several packets of cocaine en route to Suriname

Police says a 50-year-old poultry farmer of Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice was arrested at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling about 09:25h. today (Friday) for...

Bravo opens up on 2014 India tour pull-out

  (ESPNCricinfo) On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through...

‘Don’t blame us’ – GECOM boss says in response to low voter turnout

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has made significant gains in the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). This has come, however, with a meager...