Daily Archives: 12/17/2020

Guyana: Mining: Omai finds high-grade gold underground – in abandoned pit

  — To launch drilling campaign next year

December 16, 2020 – – INews Guyana

OMAI Gold Mines. Guyana

Omai Gold Mines Limited (OGML), which returned to the Wenot and Fennell pits at the Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) site earlier this year after leaving Guyana in 2015, will soon be pressing forward with a 5,000-meter drilling programme after finding gold 150 meters below the depth at which the pit was previously mined.

The promising findings emanate from assays done on untested cores from a 2012 drilling programme that were preserved by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC).      Continue reading

Opinion: Unmasking the History behind the Mask – By Yvonne Sam

  By Yvonne Sam

   istorical parallels and current public complaints about masking

Taking citizens to task for not wearing a mask is nothing new.  In 1918 and 1919 as the influenza pandemic ravaged the United States, masks played a significant role in both political and cultural wars.

At that time as is happening now authorities urged the citizens to wear masks as a means of slowing down the spread of the disease.  In the fight against the virus, masks of gauze and cheesecloth became the facial front lines. Now as was then, the government talked, the people balked.        Continue reading

COVID Travelogue: My Escape From Pandemic Chaos In The U.S. – By Elena Christopoulos | Now

Having lived in LA for many years now, I had never felt such a strong urge to seriously get the Heck out of Dodge

Elena Christopoulos | Now

After making the difficult decision to leave the U.S. and return home to Canada amidst a global pandemic, my husband and I flew from Los Angeles to Toronto on December 1. 

I was burnt out and desperately wanted to see my family, as well as enjoy the comfort of home after working for what seemed like a decade on the U.S. election. I’m sure many of you can relate, no matter where you are and what 2020 has thrown at you.    Continue reading

Music Video: Slingshot DrePaul – A Very Merry Guyanese Christmas

Music Video: Slingshot DrePaul – A Very Merry Guyanese Christmas

‘A Very Merry Guyanese Christmas’ captures the spirit of Christmas in Guyana.