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Friday, July 10, 2020

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...

Broomes to miners: Gov’t is worthy of your contribution

...says $2B earmarked to map entire country for 40 known minerals Minister within the Ministry of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes has described Budget 2017, during...

Gold miners reject ‘idiotic proposal’ by Govt to accept below-market prices

In addition to removing a range of concessions afforded to the mining industry and increased taxation and regulation that will certainly kill the already...

Concerns grow as SOCU seizes more jewellery

Jewellery traders and other members of the local gold business community are growing worried over what is developing into a consistent raiding and seizure...

Mohamed’s Enterprise copped Top Dealer award – during Mining Week opening and awards ceremony

President David Granger, last evening, attended the opening ceremony for Mining Week activities, a yearly event organised by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission...

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...

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...

Canadian Mining Company fails to pay its Guyanese workforce; employees fear exploited

  By Kurt Campbell – Sacre Coeur Minerals Ltd, a Canadian Mining company which holds 100% interest in approximately 978 square kilometers of mineral concessions...

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...

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...

Recent Articles

ND&S Furniture Store fire was purposely set – Fire Chief

The Guyana Fire Service (GFS) has confirmed that the fire which destroyed the ND&S furniture store located at Lot 40 B and C Gap...

Schenectady bans police head holds after controversial arrest of US-based Guyanese

 City police officers are now prohibited from placing their knee on a suspect’s head as a control hold and the department will boost de-escalation...

Trinidad and Tobago opposition calls for election observers

(Caribbean News Global) International election observation and monitoring is an important mechanism for ensuring election integrity, the United National Congress (UNC) asserted in its...

WHO Chief blasts ‘lack of leadership’ and calls for global unity as coronavirus cases...

(CNN) The director-general of the World Health Organization has condemned a "lack of leadership" in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and made an emotional plea...

Basil Williams incites Lowenfield to violate the law – PPP

PRESS STATEMENT BASIL WILLIAMS INCITES LOWENFIELD TO VIOLATE THE LAW It is an established fact that Attorney General Basil Williams has not won a singular case...

Brathwaite’s 65 puts West Indies, 159-3, closer to England’s total in 1st Test

West Indies stayed in control of the first test against England on Friday by reaching lunch on Day 3 at 159-3 to trail by...

Eyewitness: The morning after

…the foot fell The last time there was an expected momentous court decision in this elections outrage that’s been fuelled by the judicial antics of...

Authorities urge persons to wear face masks properly

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Karen Gordon-Boyle is pleading with Guyanese to wear their face masks properly. "We continue to witness the misuse of the...

Guyanese fear of becoming infected with COVID-19 has decreased – DCMO

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has found that Guyanese fears of...

142 Guyanese return on first repatriation flight from Canada

A total of 142 Guyanese returned home on Thursday via WestJet Airlines – the first repatriation flight for citizens who were stranded in Canada...