Tag: Kaieteur National Park

Protected Areas Commission of Guyana and the Guyana Tourism Authority sign MOU

Protected Areas Commission of Guyana and the Guyana Tourism Authority sign MOU

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 6, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Georgetown, Guyana (December 5, 2019) The Protected Areas Commission of Guyana (PAC) and the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) ... Read More

South African team awed by Guyana’s pristine nature

South African team awed by Guyana’s pristine nature

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 26, 2019

─ visits Iwokrama River Lodge and Research Centre, Kaieteur Falls ─ both countries to deepen relations in areas of mining, ... Read More

South African delegation in Guyana to explore areas of mutual interests

South African delegation in Guyana to explore areas of mutual interests

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 25, 2019

─ possible collaboration in mining ─ possible overseas training for GGMC and ministry staff DPI, Guyana, Monday, February 25, 2019 ... Read More

Outgoing German Ambassador calls on President

Outgoing German Ambassador calls on President

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2017

Georgetown, Guyana – (June 2, 2017) President David Granger, today, received a courtesy call by German Ambassador to Guyana, Dr. ... Read More

Anyone found mining in a protected area will be arrested – Minister Harmon

Anyone found mining in a protected area will be arrested – Minister Harmon

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2017

DPI/GINA, Friday, June 02, 2016 Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has emphasised that Government’s position is that anyone found mining ... Read More

Government will not pursue charges against persons arrested in Kaieteur National Park operation… reaffirms position that no mining will be conducted in Protected Areas

Government will not pursue charges against persons arrested in Kaieteur National Park operation… reaffirms position that no mining will be conducted in Protected Areas

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2017

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 2, 2017 – Following meetings between Hon. Raphael G.C. Trotman M.P., and officials from the Ministry of National ... Read More

Oil find does not affect move towards renewable energy -Minister Trotman

Oil find does not affect move towards renewable energy -Minister Trotman

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 30, 2017

GINA, Guyana, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 The discovery of oil and natural gas will not slow Guyana’s move towards the ... Read More

Kaieteur National Park under serious threat from illegal mining  -20 known camps observed

Kaieteur National Park under serious threat from illegal mining -20 known camps observed

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 30, 2017

  Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2017) In an effort to clamp down on mining in Protected Areas, the Government ... Read More

Region Eight residents eye commercial opportunities in Kaieteur National Park

Region Eight residents eye commercial opportunities in Kaieteur National Park

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 4, 2017

GINA, Guyana, Tuesday, April 04, 2017 The Residents of Chenapou, Karisparu, and Paramakatoi, Region Eight are asking for a much ... Read More

MOE supports Iwokrama’s schools climate change awareness workshops

MOE supports Iwokrama’s schools climate change awareness workshops

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 4, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, January, 4, 2016 The Iwokrama International Centre (IIC) for Rainforest Conservation and Development, with support from the ... Read More

Operator fined for illegally mining in Kaieteur National Park

Operator fined for illegally mining in Kaieteur National Park

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 19, 2016

(Ministry of Natural Resources, August 19, 2016) - Guyana – A mining operation which was in April 2016 caught operating ... Read More

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