Day: <span>October 15, 2015</span>

US to support Guyana’s anti-narcotics efforts

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 15, 2015) During his first meeting with President David Granger, United States Ambassador, Perry Holloway, today, pledged his commitment to working with the Government of Guyana in the areas of crime and security and countering the narco-trade. Following the meeting at the Ministry of the Presidency, the Ambassador expressed his admiration …

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European Ambassador pays President Granger a courtesy call

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 15, 2015) European Union Ambassador to Guyana, His Excellency Jernej Videtic, earlier today, paid a courtesy call on President David Granger at the Ministry of the Presidency, during which, the two held discussions on areas of cooperation. The newly appointed Ambassador presented his Letters of Credence on September 9, last when …

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“No more free passes”- Minister Trotman tells GGMC Board

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 15, 2015) Minister of Governance, with responsibility for the Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman has charged the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission’s (GGMC) Board of Directors to step up its efforts to ensure a safe and secure mining sector is achieved. The Minister declared that stricter measures will now …

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Government commits to addressing concerns coming out of UN Review Committee Report

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 15, 2015) The Government of Guyana through the Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman, has committed to ensuring that the concerns raised in the recently released report from the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, are addressed so that the rights of all Guyanese are protected. The concluding observations …

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Government satisfied with progress made follow visit by United Nations delegation

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 15, 2015) As was promised by the General Secretary of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki Moon, a delegation from the UN visited Guyana on Monday and held discussions with Government officials and representatives from the Parliamentary Opposition. Speaking at a post-Cabinet briefing yesterday Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman informed that …

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Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – Concluding observations on the second to fourth periodic reports of Guyana

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E/C.12/GUY/CO/2-4ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION Distr.: General9 October 2015 Original: English Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Concluding observations on the second tofourth periodic reports of Guyana* 1. The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the second to fourth periodic reports of Guyana on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and …

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Task force established to address effects of current dry weather

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 14, 2015) Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman, today, assured that the Government has a plan of action to buffer the effects of the current el niño weather conditions. The Minister made this announcement at a post-Cabinet press briefing, held at the Ministry of the Presidency. The Minister explained that while the …

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