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Minister Trotman receives CoI report into recent mining pit collapse

disappointed by continued negligence leading to loss of life in the mining sector Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, today received the final...

More mining lands to be opened for Port Kaituma residents

Residents of Port Kaituma, Region One, will be able to sustain their livelihoods, as new mining lands will be opened for miners to operate...

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...

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....

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...

Sand Miners owe Gov’t $132M in Royalties; Persaud urges better monitoring

- Sand miners currently owe the Guyana government at total of $132M in Royalties.  This revelation was made by Minister of Natural Resources...

Indigenous people’s rights will be respected as development advances- Minister Persaud

Indigenous leaders from Region Nine were assured of Government’s commitment to further develop the lives of hinterland residents when they met with Minister of...

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...

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...

Mercury free project to advance sustainable mining practices

Conservation International Guyana, is leading a civil society gold mining initiative to shift towards mercury free practices by 2025. The project was launched on...

Recent Articles

GECOM Chair exposes plot to “create mischief” with alleged tape

...says no point in manipulating certified recount numbers See full statement from GECOM Chairwoman, Justice Claudette Singh It has been brought to my attention that there...

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...