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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

Gold likely to surpass production target

Gold declaration is 94 percent more than it was at this time last year and remains on track to surpass the 555,000 ounces projection...

”A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN’ – Sunken dredge in Mazaruni River puts children,...

− residents call for authorities to take action Residents of Upper Mazaruni are concerned that if a sunken dredge in the Mazaruni River is not...

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...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

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Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...