Daily Archives: 09/14/2013

Guyana: Australian company to build large scale gold mine

Australian outfit moves closer to building large scale gold mine


Pharsalus-mining map

Pharsalus-mining map

An Australian outfit, Pharsalus Gold Inc, which has concessions in Region Seven, is now moving to build a large scale gold mining operation.

According to the Government regulator, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in a notice to the public yesterday published in Kaieteur News, Pharsalus Gold Inc. has submitted an application to EPA for an environmental authorization to undertake the mining project within the Hicks/Kaburi Concession situated at Black Water Creek, Kaburi Area, Region 7.

“This project would entail the development of an open pit mine that involves, clearing of vegetation, removal of topsoil and blasting of hard rock, construction of: processing facility, laboratory, cyanidation facility, power generating facilities and ground water wells. It would also include upgrading of an existing access road,” the notice said.   Continue reading

Guyana food deal can reap big rewards – Trinidad Express Editorial

Guyana food deal can reap big rewards


THE long-ballyhooed “food security facility” project, combining arable land in Guyana’s continental space and capital from Trinidad and Tobago, gained the status of official policy in Finance Minister Larry Howai’s September 9 budget.

Mr Howai reported that the Government is “moving ahead” to enable the cultivation of, first, 10,000 acres and, later, 90,000 acres in Berbice.

Private investment is being invited, presumably from among Trinidad and Tobago conglomerates already operating in Guyana.

The deal negotiated with Guyana will ensure that Trinidad and Tobago companies will shareincentives provided to Guyanese farmers and also enjoy guaranteed repatriation of profits.   Continue reading

Capitol News – September 13, 2013

Capitol News – September 13, 2013

  • No legal Draftsman in Parliament to ensure Local Gov’t Bill Amendments are properly inserted
  • Surinamese charged with the murder of Guyanese DJ
  • Police Commissioner confirms that suspect in biker’s murder was sighted in neighbouring Suriname
  • Hours after son’s murder, businessman calls on Politicians to budget more for security/protection of citizens
  • Guyana & Suriname work together to tackle transnational crimes
  • Sexual harassment comes under the microscope once again at University level

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No legal Draftsman in Parliament to ensure Local Gov’t Bill Amendments are properly insertedPosted: 13 Sep 2013 06:50 AM PDT       Continue reading

Mighty Sparrow – King of Calypso – video interview

 Calypso Showcase presentation… 1 hour  22 mins

The Mighty Sparrow – 100 songs and videos – continuous play

Here they are  – by special request of our readers – a collection of songs and videos by the Mighty Sparrow – The Greatest Calypsonian from Trinidad and Tobago. Mighty Sparrow – 100 songs-videos – continuous play

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