Daily Archives: December 19, 2017

Guyana: Gold Board rakes in over US$700M in 2017

Guyana: Gold Board rakes in over US$700M in 2017

December 19, 2017. – Kaieteur News

The gold industry has recorded another good year.
During the recent Budget 2018 Debates, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said that gold continues to shine in Guyana and is contributing heavily to the economy.

Addressing the Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Barton Scotland, Trotman noted that for 2017, the Ministry of Natural Resources projected a gold declaration target of 700,000 ounces which when calculated, is on par with the previous year’s declaration.      Continue reading

Jamaica welcomes historic four-millionth visitor for 2017

Jamaica welcomes historic four-millionth visitor

Photo: Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (L) greets the four-millionth visitor to the Jamaica in 2017, Jill Bell, who arrived at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay on December 15, 2017.   Photo: Garwin Davis

By Garwin Davis

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica’s tourism industry marked a historic milestone on Friday, welcoming the four-millionth visitor to the island in a single year.

In tandem with this achievement, the tourism sector is also poised to reach US$3 billion in earnings for the year.        Continue reading

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – December 17-18. 2017

News –18 December 2017  

Anticorruption advocates question …Has Greenidge become the new spokesperson for ExxonMobil?

Former AG Nandlall says…GECOM Chairman two jobs in violation of Constitution

Hess investors growing increasingly impatient over returns

No need to probe Parliament fracas involving cops

Court rules Minister acted unlawfully in parking meter deal

Bartica forges ahead with ‘green’ town development projects

NA Blood Bank surpasses its target for 2107

 ……  See more News Links below  ……     Continue reading

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