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New unit to be set up with wardens to police Guyana’s extractive sector

Some 30 persons are to initially make up the corps of wardens to police the extractive sector.  Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said the...

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...

US company buys 320 acres local land for gold exploration

United States mining company Ensurge has completed the purchase of a 320 acre island property near the mouth of the Cuyuni River, in Region...

Miners urged to take precaution during rainy season

Acting Commissioner of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Newell Dennison is urging miners to be extremely cautious during the rainy season. Dennison told...

700,000 ounces of gold targeted for 2017

690,000 ounces of gold declared this year Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said, yesterday, that his ministry will be aiming for 700,000 ounces...

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...

Stop the pressure, “betrayal” of miners – Jagdeo urges Govt

Following Government’s decision to first remove a range of concessions afforded to the mining industry and increase taxation and regulations, and its more recent...

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...

DUBBED ‘THE ULTIMATE BETRAYAL’: GGDMA, Govt clash over planned removal of mining concessions

Government and the representative mining association of Guyana are at loggerheads over purported plans to rescind widespread concessions granted to the industry. The concerns were...

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...

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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...

COVID-19 screening & testing unit set up at Aranka/Arangoy Landing

Persons living and working on the Aranka/Arangoy Landing, up the Cuyuni River in Region Seven, can now easily access COVID-19 screening and testing at...

GECOM Chair instructs CEO to present Elections Report by 2PM tomorrow

...says he must use recount figures  Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh has instructed Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield to...

CARICOM Chair calls for declaration of results “without further delay”

Chairman of the Caribbean Community, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves has called for the declaration of elections results in...