Day: <span>August 12, 2015</span>

Budget 2015 is people-oriented -Minister Harmon

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Georgetown, Guyana (August 12, 2015) – Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said that budget 2015 as presented by Finance Minister, Winston Jordan is part of the APNU+AFC’s vision which will set the stage for development in Guyana for the next five years. Speaking at the weekly post-Cabinet press briefing, the Minister said that, “we believe …

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Cabinet grants approval for COI into Public Education system

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Georgetown, Guyana- (August 12, 2015) Cabinet on Tuesday, August 11, granted its approval for a Commission of Inquiry (COI) to be launched into the public education system. This will be done with the aim of finding out whether the system is working for the students who are in it. Speaking at this week’s post Cabinet …

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Minister of State promises wider consultations for 2016 Budget

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 12, 2015) In light of statements by the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) that it was not consulted during the preparation of the 2015 Budget and neither was it happy with the salary increases given to public servants, Minister of State Joseph Harmon has said that limited consultations were as a …

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Minister Hughes updates media on developments in tourism sector

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Georgetown, Guyana (August 12, 2015) – Colgrain House has been identified as the new home of the Ministry of Tourism. Minister of Tourism, Catherine Hughes, who was part of today’s post-Cabinet press briefing, at the Ministry of the Presidency, said that this building is representative of Guyana’s tourism product, which includes heritage tourism. The Minister …

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Guyana can serve as a bridge between CARICOM and UNASUR-President Granger

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 12, 2015) President David Granger, in pledging Guyana’s support to the Union of South American Nation (UNASUR), stated that Guyana can serve as a bridge between UNASUR and CARICOM. Earlier today, President Granger, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honorable Carl Greenidge and Guyana’s Ambassador to Suriname, Mr. Keith George met with UNASUR’s …

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Message to the Young people of Guyana on the occasion of UN International Day of Youth, August 12th,2015 by Hon. Ms. Amna Ally, Minister of Social Cohesion, MP

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As Guyana joins with the rest of the World in observance of UN International Day of the Youth, I as Minister of Social Cohesion, salute the young people of Guyana. As many of you know, young people comprise more than half of our population. As such growth and development in Guyana would only be sustainable, …

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12 persons to be deported as a result of illegal entry -Minister of Citizenship promises stronger systems, tougher approach

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 11, 2015) Just one day after he had promised a review of the immigration systems after an incident involving the eight Indian nationals who had illegally entered Guyana, Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix this evening announced that 12 other persons are slated to be deported in the coming days due to …

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