Capitol News – TV video reports – 5th June 2013

CAPITOL NEWS – June 5, 2013

  • Gov’t’s Chief spokesman Dr. Roger Luncheon weighs in on Judicial appointment issue – 5th Jun 2013
  • Education Minister condemns use of children to fetch firewood to use as energy in region 8 – 5th Jun 2013
  • Guyana is at the International Drug Enforcement Conference that is being held this year in Moscow – 5th Jun 2013
  • Argentine state prosecutor says Iran set up terrorist networks in Guyana – 5th Jun 2013
  • Guyana continues to lag behind in terms of tourist arrivals compared to the rest of the Caribbean – 5th Jun 2013
  • Problem of improper garbage disposal is an issue many communities are faced with – 5th Jun 2013
  • World Environment Day observed at the Umana Yana – 5th Jun 2013
  • West Indies open their Champions Trophy campaign against Pakistan – 5th Jun 2013

TV News videos …. details below:            

Gov’t’s Chief spokesman Dr. Roger Luncheon weighs in on Judicial appointment issue – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 06:40 PM PDT

The Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon attended meetings President Donald Ramotar had with the opposition leader David Granger on the confirmation and non-confirmation of the Chancellor and Chief Justice. According to Dr. Luncheon, President Ramotar expressed his intention to confirm Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang and Acting Chancellor Carl Singh.  Luncheon repeated […]
Education Minister condemns use of children to fetch firewood to use as energy in region 8 – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 06:36 PM PDT

Education minister Priya Manickchand faced the media this afternoon to send a strong message to her school administrators that they must not use children as shown in a local newspaper in the School Feeding programme implemented by her Ministry. The newspaper article showed schoolchildren reportedly from the Kato Primary School in region 8, fetching logs […]
Guyana is at the International Drug Enforcement Conference that is being held this year in Moscow – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 06:35 PM PDT

Guyana is at the International Drug Enforcement Conference that is being held this year in Moscow. The conference is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the US and is hosted by the Drug Control Service of the Federation of Russia. Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee is leading Guyana’s Delegation to the 30th International […]
Argentine state prosecutor says Iran set up terrorist networks in Guyana – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 06:19 PM PDT

The Argentine state prosecutor who has made the claim of  terror cells in Guyana is investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in the Argentine Capital that killed 85 people. Argentine courts have long accused Iran of sponsoring the attack. The prosecutor has accused Iran of setting up terror cells in Guyana and other Caribbean countries, […]
Guyana continues to lag behind in terms of tourist arrivals compared to the rest of the Caribbean – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 06:04 PM PDT

According to the man who is in charge of Research and Statistics at the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Winfield Griffith, while Guyana’s increase in tourist arrival last year is encouraging, the country still needs to aggressively pursue new and emerging markets. Griffith said when you compare Guyana to the rest of the Caribbean, the country continues […]
Problem of improper garbage disposal is an issue many communities are faced with – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 05:58 PM PDT

World Environment Day observed at the Umana Yana – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 05:58 PM PDT

Our efforts at protecting the environment must not only be limited to cleanup since there are many daily occurrences such as fires and floods that point to climate change and the deterioration of our Environment. Resident Representative of the UNDP in Guyana Khadija Musa made those observations when she addressed a programme to mark World […]
West Indies open their Champions Trophy campaign against Pakistan – 5th Jun 2013Posted: 05 Jun 2013 05:54 PM PDT

The West Indies open their Champions trophy campaign against Pakistan at the Oval in England on Thursday as they seek to lay hands on the trophy they lifted in 2004.  The Windies are led by new one-day captain Dwayne Bravo who is coming off a very successful IPL season. The Windies go into the match […]
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