Day: <span>July 8, 2019</span>

‘Jagdeo is being disingenuous and misleading’ -Minister Felix on allegations of people smuggling ring

  • Posted: July 08, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 8, 2019) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, today, vehemently denied allegations by Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo that government officials and more particularly persons within the Ministry of the Presidency are facilitating a “people smuggling ring” in Guyana. Mr. Jagdeo made this statement last week, during his weekly …

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‘See ICT as the gateway to employment’ -First Lady tells youth at ICT workshop in Mabaruma

  • Posted: July 08, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 8, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger this morning encouraged youth to use the skills they will develop in Information Communication Technology (ICT), to secure employment in various sectors. Mrs. Granger made the remarks as she declared open an ICT workshop at the Mabaruma Resource Institute, Mabaruma, Barima-Waini (Region one). “This …

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Skills training for Venezuelan migrants – Social Protection Ministry to assist 20 families

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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 8, 2019) The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Government of Guyana through the Kuru Kuru Training College have partnered to offer vocational skills training to Venezuelan migrants, in an effort to make them employable. IOM representative on the Department of Citizenship’s Multi-Stakeholder Committee, Mr. Denish Persaud made …

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Gov’t, Opposition reps. to ‘hammer out’ nominees for GECOM Chair

  • Posted: July 08, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 8, 2019): Representatives of both President David Granger and Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, will this afternoon meet at 17:00h (5pm) at Castellani House to discuss nominations for the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). This meeting follows last Thursday’s meeting between President Granger and Mr. Jagdeo at the …

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