BREAKING: Pilot killed in small aircraft crash at Eteringbang

A pilot of a small single engine aircraft was killed this evening when the plane crashed and exploded upon landing at an airstrip in Eteringbang in Region Seven. The pilot has been identified as Captain Randy Liverpool.  He was the only person onboard the plane at the time of the accident. There are reports that […]

Teenage miner dies in another mining pit collapse

The Guyana Police Force reported today that another young miner has died in yet another mining pit collapse in the interior region. The latest incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon at Gold Hill Backdam, Upper Mazaruni and has claimed the life of 17-year-old, Romeo Ruben. Initial investigations have disclosed that Ruben and two other miners were working […]

Guyana Goldfields Inc. gets green light from EPA for resumption of underground mining development

The Guyana Goldfields Company has announced that it has received environmental authorization from the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to resume construction and development work on an underground exploration decline at its Aurora Gold Mine. According to the company, the mine, which has been in commercial operation as an open pit since 2016, is anticipated to […]

Guyanese man accused of killing daughter in Canada dies in hospital

TORONTO – The Guyanese man in Canada who was accused of killing his daughter on her 11th birthday died in hospital on Wednesday evening, Toronto police said. According to media reports, the man, Roopesh Rajkumar had been hospitalized with  a self-inflicted gunshot wound since shortly after his arrest. His daughter, Riya Rajkumar, became the subject […]

Fight against RUSAL Bauxite Company must not be partisan political struggle, says GTUC

The Guyana Trades Union Congress in a strongly worded statement today, said both the current APNU+AFC government and the former PPP Civic government must accept and share responsibility for the way the Russian managed,  Rusal bauxite company continues to treat its Guyanese workers. The statement comes against the backdrop of the company’s decision to fire […]

Civil Aviation Investigators visit scene of small plane crash

Inspectors from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have visited the crash site of the Cessna 182 aircraft which went down close to the Canal Number 2 Conservancy area on Monday evening. In a statement, the Civil Aviation Authority revealed that the aircraft bearing registration number N8704T, departed Arau in Region Seven at 5:06pm on […]

Two Friends Charged and Remanded over murder of Grove man

Two Friends who were last seen with a Grove Man who was later found dead, have been charged with the man’s murder. The two accused, Heman Gocool and Kheraj Persaud appeared before Magistrate, Faith McGusty today and were not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge. It is alleged that on the […]

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