Month: <span>September 2018</span>

Increased partnership needed to tackle child abuse- Minister Ally

  • Posted: September 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2018) Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Amna Ally, today, called on citizens to partner with government to eliminate all forms of violence against children. The Minister made the call during a Child Protection Week rally held at the Stabroek Square, Georgetown.  “Today we call on all Guyanese to partner with …

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‘Build resilience to withstand economic pressures’ -President Granger says at opening of Rupununi Regional Heritage celebrations

  • Posted: September 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2018) President David Granger, today, urged residents of the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region (Region Nine) to build resilience to withstand economic pressures. The Head of State was at the time delivering the feature address at the opening of this year’s Rupununi Regional Heritage celebrations, being held at the St. Ignatius …

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Poverty, substance abuse, cultural norms among the primary contributors to violence against children -UNICEF hands over study to Ministry of Social Protection

  • Posted: September 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2018) As Guyana observes Child Protection Week, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today, handed over a study on sexual, physical and emotional violence against children to Ministry of Social Protection. The document states that poverty, poor parenting, cultural norms, stress, alcohol and drug abuse are among the primary contributors …

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National efforts to support Venezuelan migrants continue

  • Posted: September 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 24, 2018) The National Multi-Sectoral Coordinating Committee continues to work to find ways and means to lend greater support to Venezuelan migrants in Guyana. The Immigration Department has informed that from April to September 20, 2018, a total of 2,220 Venezuelans arrived into the country and have been documented through the …

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Cabinet greenlights appointment of several high commissioners and ambassadors

  • Posted: September 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana- (September 24, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, announced that Cabinet at its Tuesday, September 18, 2018 meeting, consented to the appointment of several High Commissioners and Ambassadors to Guyana. The Minister made this announcement at his Post Cabinet Press Briefing, which was held at the Ministry of the Presidency.  Minister …

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Government will do its best to make the elderly comfortable –Minister Ally says at commissioning of new facilities at the Palms

  • Posted: September 21, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 20, 2018) The Government of Guyana will continue to invest in its senior citizens to ensure that they are comfortable in their golden years, Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Amna Ally said.  She made these remarks today at the Palms Geriatric Home, where she commissioned three new elevators and a rehabilitated …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the Guyana Trade and Investment Exhibition (GuyTIE) September 19, 2018

  • Posted: September 20, 2018
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Guyana’s economic development has been constrained, historically, by the small size of its population, small domestic markets and the small range and volume of primary commodity exports. These have made its economy highly vulnerable to exogenous economic shocks. The Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) is the way to build more resilient economies, not only …

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