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Miners association supports call for better control measures in Reg. 9

Following is a press release from the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA): The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) supports the position...

Miner who showed up at Mahdia Hospital with Coronavirus symptoms to be flown to...

A miner is being flown to Georgetown after he showed up at the Mahdia Hospital exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). According to information released from...

60-year-old woman killed after mining pit caves in

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) are investigating the death of a housewife, who was tragically killed after a mining pit caved in on...

Guyana Goldfields unilaterally transferring workers to contracts

Canada-based mining company Guyana Goldfields has said there was no need for a union to represent its workers. But according to National Mine Workers...

Fourth mining fatality recorded for 2019

Illegal mining has been cited as the cause for most, if not all, of the recent mining fatalities that occurred during the first quarter...

Aurora Gold Mine ready for underground exploration in Guyana

Guyana Goldfields, the owner of Aurora Gold Mine (AGM), located in the north-west of Guyana’s Mazaruni Region, is set to begin underground mining very...

Discussions with RUSAL progressive – Bauxite Union

There have been significant improvements in the discussions held on Tuesday between the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GBGWU) and the Russian-owned bauxite...

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...

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GCCI renews calls for removal of UK Visa requirements

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) welcomes the decision by the carrier British Airway (BA) to restart its route between Guyana and...

Raksha Bandhan celebrations:  President receives rakhi from Brahma Kumaris sisters, Indian High Commission 

President Dr Irfaan Ali ushered in Raksha Bandhan celebrations  after receiving rakhis from sisters from the Brahma Kumaris and from representatives of...

Banks confirmed as official beer of Hero CPL finals

Banks has been confirmed as the Official Beer of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) finals which will take place in Guyana from 27...

Low-Income Houses at Great Diamond on track to be completed for Cricket Carnival

–all proceeds from renting to assist low-income homeowners Construction for a number of two-bedroom low-income homes at Great Diamond, East Bank Demerara, which will be...

Father, daughter found guilty of killing fisherman

Initially indicted for the capital offence of murder over the beating to death of 22-year-old fisherman Shereffudeen Nazamudeen, Surendra Sukhdeo and his daughter Mandy...

New era of development on the horizon – President Ali

President Dr Irfaan Ali told this year’s Youths in Natural Resources (YNR) Apprentices that by 2030 they will be living in the best city...

Police now institute murder charge against youth for death of Berbice businessman

The prosecution on Wednesday withdrew the manslaughter charge which was instituted against Dave Singh last week and is now charging the 23-year-old man with...

British Airways to commence operations in Guyana in 2023

British Airways will commence operations from the United Kingdon to Guyana in 2023 but tickets are expected to go on sale from this week....

Miss Jam Zone delegates pay a courtesy call on Tourism Minister

The seven semi-finalists of the Miss Jam Zone Pageant on Monday paid a courtesy call on Tourism, Industry and Commerce Minister, Oneidge Walrond. After being...

Lot 1 of Eccles-Great Diamond Road to be completed before CPL cricket – Min....

Lot One of the new Eccles to Great Diamond four-lane highway is slated for completion in time for the much-anticipated Cricket Carnival. Housing and Water...