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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...

Mining sector out of control – GHRA

- The executive committee of the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) has issued a statement expressing its concern about what it says is...

Public Works Ministry intervenes in KwakwaniItuni protest

Road users continued their protest today in relation to the state of the roads in the Ituni and Linden mines area. The protesters blocked access...

New GGMC Board to address challenges in Mining Sector

Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, today, charged the newly inducted Chairman and Board members of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC)...

International community agrees to ban use of mercury in mining

– The international community is ready to agree to institute a ban on the use of mercury in the gold mining sector. Government officials...

Bosai urged to honour obligations to accident victims, survivors

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud yesterday urged Bosai Minerals Group to honour all legal obligations to accident victims and survivors...

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...

Dead Brazilian miners were illegal workers – GGMC

(www.inewsguyana.com) The four Brazilians who died on Thursday last when a mining pit collapsed were working illegally in Guyana. In fact, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission...

Women Miners’ President files official complaint with DPP’s Office

President of the Guyana Women Miners’ Organisation (GWMO], Simona Broomes has filed an official complaint against her arrest at the Chambers of the Director...

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...

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Eyewitness: Movin’ on…with Elections Petition

Over in Kenya, a land with some forty-odd tribes (some VERY odd!!), they have our electoral problems in spades, since they gotta contend with...

We intend to make Guyana an arbitration capital – AG

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mohabir Anil Nandlall, SC, said the government will continue to pursue a transformative legislative agenda designed to...

GRA institutes 10 charges against Ramps Logistics for false declarations

Resulting from recently completed investigations carried out by the Law Enforcement and Investigations Division of the Revenue Authority (GRA), ten charges have been instituted...

CDB approves US$12M for employability project in Guyana

The Government of Guyana has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to the tune of US$12,252,000 to roll out the Guyana Skills...

Trio charged for rape of Venezuelan woman at Bartica

Ryan Hendro, a 24-year-old miner of Sheet Anchor, Berbice; Aubrey Garraway, a 22-year-old miner of Second Avenue, Bartica; and Kevin Pollard called "Chiney", a...

500 homes to be constructed as Govt launches housing programme in Bartica

The Bartica Housing Programme was launched on Tuesday morning at the Bartica Community Center in Region Seven. Through the programme, residents will benefit from a...

GWI signs MoU with GINMIN to establish water supply system in Sand Hill

In keeping with its strategic plan to provide 100 percent potable water access countrywide by 2025, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) on Tuesday signed a...

GO-Invest becomes ISO certified

The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) – which serves as a primary contact for investors to liaise with Government agencies throughout their investment process...

Guyana wants to become a venue for World Boxing Council events

President Dr Irfaan Ali has announced that the Government is pursuing the continuous development of the sports and sports tourism sectors of the country. Among...

Guyana to seek investors to develop a 30,000bpd oil refinery

Having already received significant interest from private entities regarding the establishment of an oil refinery in the country, the Guyana Government plans to soon...