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Friday, March 22, 2019

Mining industry has to do more to regulate itself – Minister Trotman

The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) will review its management and organisational structure to deal with the many challenges it faces,  Minister of...

Miners’ association withdrew proposal on mercury free mining, but Gov’t will move ahead –...

- The Chairman, Clinton Williams along with the Board of Directors of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) says he notes with...

Mahdia’s township status to be delayed

The move to clear the way for the hinterland community of Mahdia in Region Eight to  become a town, before May 26, 2016 may be delayed...

Venezuelan air force troops searching for 28 gold miners who ‘disappeared’

(BBC) Venezuelan air force troops have been searching for the bodies of 28 gold miners who are reported to have been killed by a...

Small miners begin receiving mining claims

More than 50 small miners have been allocated mining claims as government honours its commitment to provide lands for small scale miners in the...

Cabinet approves proposed reforms for Gold Board

Cabinet gave its approval for proposals to reform the Guyana Gold Board, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon announced yesterday. The proposals were presented by...

Gov’t monitoring mountain fires in Region 9

– The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry says that it is currently conducting aerial monitoring of fires in the Kanuku Mountain Range –...

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...

Persaud advocates for support in eliminating mercury in mining at ECLAC Forum

– Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud has once again underscored the importance of the International Community in supporting countries...

New Unit launched to track illegal mining, deforestation

  By Kurt Campbell – Guyana’s first Geospatial Information Management Unit has been officially launched at an event on Thursday, April 10. The expectation and aim...

Recent Articles

Region 5 joins in countrywide protest

Supporters of the PPP/C in Region Five (Mahaica/Berbice) have joined in the countrywide protest calling on the APNU/AFC government to step down. Below are...

Region 6 calls on ‘illegal govt’ to step down

A peaceful protest in Region Six (East Berbice Corentyne) led by Regional Chairman, David Armagon and former Agriculture Minister, Leslie Ramsammy is currently being...

“This is an illegitimate Government” – PPP/C Presidential Candidate

“This is an illegitimate Government,” PPP/C Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali exclaimed as he joined the scores of persons who are calling on the coalition...

Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

Ireland will host West Indies and Bangladesh for an ODI tri-series in the first half of May, with a double round-robin phase followed by...

Sammy slams Cameron’s stewardship, urges support for Skerritt

  CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says the Dave Cameron administration could not take credit for the region's three...

PPP/C protests ‘illegal’ government

Supporters and executive members of the People Progressive Party/Civil took to the streets this morning to reiterate their stance that the APNU/AFC Government is...

Man stabbed, shot after intervening in argument

Phagway Day celebrations turned tragic for a young man after he was stabbed several times to his back and shot to his knee when...

Guyana has vast untapped resources – US Ambassador

In a welcome reception hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Guyana Inc for newly-accredited United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch...

Every local option was exhausted to resolve constitutional crisis issue – Opposition Leader

Having been unable to reach a compromise with the coalition Government regarding a possible date for the next General and Regional Elections, Opposition Leader...

Top Cop calls for “calm” as Appeal Court hands down decisions today

Police Commissioner Leslie James on Thursday implored that the “current calm, peace and tranquility” should remain throughout the nation as the decisions in the...