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Sunday, September 22, 2019

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...

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...

Recent Articles

Pregnant woman severely beaten by husband

…refuses to press charges against abuser  A 33-year-old woman is nursing injuries at a Berbice hospital after she was severely beaten by her 24-year-old...

Death at Suddie Police Station:Taxi driver’s family sues State for over $100M

The family of dead taxi driver, Lalbachan Bachan, who died while in custody at the Suddie Police Station, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), is...

2 die in early morning fire at Vreed-en-Hoop

  Two persons were killed after a fire razed a Chinese Supermarket in the vicinity of New Road, Vreed-en-Hoop Junction, West Bank Demerara in the...

Speeding up Amerindian land titling among next PPP Govt measures – Ali

…to rehire 2000 dismissed CSOs, expand programme  …increased grants, access to education also on agenda People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali has unveiled...

PPP rules out return to Parliament to cloak illegal Govt in legitimacy

…vows continued protests countrywide until President fixes election date …says Police taking political instructions The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has ruled out returning to the...

Roger Khan detained at CID on murder allegations

Shaheed Roger Khan is being detained by police in Guyana on murder allegations. This is according to his lawyer, Glen Hanoman who spoke to reporters...

Roger Khan arrives in Guyana

Shaheed Roger Khan arrived in Guyana just before midnight on Friday at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport from the USA, where he had served...

GPA condemns attack on journalist by Leopold Street residents during protest

Journalist of Safetv2 Headlines News, Channel 2, Wendell Jeffrey was, on Wednesday, attacked and beaten by a group of protesters in Leopold Street, Georgetown,...

CPL 2019: Fundraising for Hurricane Dorian relief passes US$60,000.

The The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has been working with their very supportive sponsors and commercial partners to raise funds to support the...

LETTER: The APNU/AFC coalition has brought Guyana into an unnecessary constitutional crisis

Dear Editor, In light of the decision and consequential orders of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) handed down in June this year, elections, as...