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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

Grade Six exams set for July 1st and 2nd

After months of delay as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) will finally be conducted on July...

410 ballot boxes remain to be counted

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has so far completed recounting 1929 ballot boxes out of the total 2339, which leaves 410 boxes to be...

Bravo, Hetmyer, Paul turn down call-ups for England tour

Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul have declined an invitation to be part of West Indies' squad to tour England in July, with...

OPINION: A response to Stanley Ming’s analysis regarding the OLE

The following article was submitted by Economist – Dhanraj Singh and Financial Analyst – Joel Bhagwandin This article summarises a detailed response to Stanley Ming’s...

90-Y-O unable to get pension after waiting over 3 months for replacement pension book

John Dhanraj, 90, also called as “Uncle John” - who depended solely on his old age pension for survival - is now left to...

APNU/AFC claims Attorney Devindra Kissoon migrated, but he was in Guyana as an accredited...

The APNU/AFC Coalition continues to arbitrarily object to the names of persons who voted on March 2, claiming that they were not in the...

Another “migrant voter” rejects APNU/AFC claims that she was out of the country on...

Several alleged migrant voters are coming forward to reject claims being made by the APNU/AFC Coalition that they were out of the country on...

See Tabulation Certificates for District 3

Following are the Certificates of Tabulation for the General and Regional Elections for District 3 – Essequibo Islands/West Demerara. Based on the national recount, for...

No new COVID-19 cases; 70 persons recovered

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that as of today, there are no new cases of COVID-19. The COVID-19 deaths remain at 12; the...

Iran ready to ship more fuel to Venezuela despite US ‘threats’

(Aljazeera) Iran has said it will continue fuel shipments to Venezuela if Caracas requests more supplies, despite criticism from the United States of trade...