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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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,...

Govt hikes processing fee for gold declarations

All miners, including small and medium scale miners, will now have to pay a hiked processing fee of $2,500 per ounce of gold they...

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...

Recent Articles

Lifeless body of teen found in Craig EBD trench  

The lifeless body of a teenager was on Tuesday morning found in a trench at Craig, East Bank Demerara (EBD) with injuries to the...

Over 200 children caught loitering at bus parks

The Ministry of Education's Welfare Department this morning clamped down on over 200 children who were caught loitering at bus parks in the city. Gillian...

Man drowns after jet skiing accident

A man from Canal Number Two, West Bank Demerara (WBD) met his demise following a jet skiing accident in the conservancy. Dead is Amar Shampersaud. Reports...

Hero CPL announces massive economic impact on Guyana

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) earlier today announced that the tournament which took place between September 4 and October 12, 2019, created a...

Elderly man beaten over stolen money dies

Seventy-two-year-old Ramsahoye Deochan who was severely beaten by son’s employer over stolen money has succumbed to his injuries. The death of the Strathspey, East Coast...

PPP/C slams APNU’s call mobilising supporters at polling stations election night

…such calls are “irresponsible, dangerous” …Private Sector Chair also expresses concern Recent comments on the campaign trail by A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) politicians are...

Marcus Bisram case: Prosecution, defence clash over paper committal

It was another day of back and forth when the case into the death of Fayaz Narinedat was called on Monday at the Whim...

26 police ranks trained for elections

Twenty-six Guyana Police Force ranks from Region Four received election preparedness training over the weekend. Topics such as Use of Force, Use of Force Continuum...

Guyana’s first million barrels of oil sets sail for USA

The Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Energy (DE) is pleased to announce that the oil tanker MV Yannis has successfully lifted Guyana’s first...

Police probing attempted murder of Strathsphey pensioner

The Guyana Police Force is investigating an alleged attempted murder and malicious damage to property committed on Deochand Ramsai, 72, of Pump Road, Strathspey,...