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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Guyana Goldfields Inc. pours 75,000 ounces of gold within six months

The Aurora Mines of Canadian company, Guyana Goldfields Inc. has produced an estimated 75,000 ounces of gold for the first half of this year,...

Guyana seeking membership in extractive industries global body

The Ministry of Natural Resources aims to submit its application for membership to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in November. Ana Maria Rodriguez, a...

CDC announces emergency response teams for mining communities

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) will be creating systems in mining communities to be first responders in the event of mining related accidents, according...

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...

Feeling frustrated and blindsided, miners question ‘sinister’ motives by Gov’t, GGMC

- in making ‘sudden, high-handed and authoritarian'  policy changes without consultation Miners are venting their growing frustration over what they described as the “sudden, high-handed...

Four Miles, Region 1 land issues to be resolved in three months

  Residents of Four Miles Community in Port Kaituma, Region One, were assured that their outstanding land issues would not only be investigated but, completed...

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...

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...

‘We have no authority on our own land’ – Tasserene Toshao … as miners...

  An influx in the reckless and environmentally unfriendly mining activities in the Akawaio Village of Tasserene, Upper Mazaruni in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) is generating...

Largest diamond ever found in Angola is 404 carats – and nearly flawless

An astounding 404.2-carat diamond, the largest diamond ever discovered in Angola , was recently unearthed. This diamond, at almost 3 inches wide is the width...

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Pollard slams WICB for questioning his commitment

Allrounder Kieron Pollard has challenged the West Indies selectors' rationale for dropping him for the tri-series in Zimbabwe in November. Pollard said he was...

Police Detective takes stand in 2009 taxi driver murder trial

Following several voir dire trials (trial within a trial), Detective Corporal, Roland Beharry earlier today took the stand at the Georgetown High Court, as...

Barama concessions may be used as carbon sink or given out- Govt

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman told the Government Information Agency (GINA), that the government is exploring several ways to utilise the forest concessions...

Teen among two charged with murder of Mahaicony woman

The two accused in the brutal murder of a Mahaicony businesswoman appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court earlier today, following the Director of Public...

Prince Harry expected in December- Quinn

British High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn has confirmed the dates for Prince Harry’s visit to Guyana. Quinn in a statement said “I am happy...

Original owner of lost wedding band found half a world away

(St Lucia News Online) The mysterious lost wedding ring found at the bottom of the Caribbean sea off the coast of St. Lucia has...

New Bartica Town Clerk says ‘humbled and honoured’ to serve in town of her...

The town of Bartica has announced the appointment of Ms Phebe Wallerson who will serve in the capacity of Town Clerk of the Municipality. According...

New Amsterdam Prison Officer caught with cannabis

A female officer at the New Amsterdam Prison was on Sunday taken into custody after she was allegedly found with a quantity of cannabis...

Pakistan beat Windies by 133 runs, clinch series

(AFP) Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took six second-innings wickets in Pakistan's crushing 133-run second Test win over West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as...

PI continues into Babita Sarjou’s murder

The Preliminary Inquiry into the murder of Babita Sarjou, whose body was found six years after she had gone missing, continued at the Georgetown...