Capitol News – TV video Reports – June 28, 2013

Capitol News at June 28, 2013

  • US Ambassador responds to President Ramotar’s criticism of Guyana’s TIP ranking -28th Jun 2013
  • Motion calling on Gov’t to honour August 21, 2012 Linden agreement passed – 28th Jun 2013
  • Former broadcaster Viera criticizes mechanism used by Gov’t to determine broadcast licence fee – 28th Jun 2013
  • Guyana Women Miners Organisation ready to constructively engage Guyana Gov’t – 28th Jun 2013
  • Education Ministry sends warning to Headteachers about soliciting fees from Parents – 28th Jun 2013
  • Local cricket fans eagerly look forward to the return of International cricket – 28th Jun 2013

View Capitol News TV reports below:   

US Ambassador responds to President Ramotar’s criticism of Guyana’s TIP ranking -28th Jun 2013Posted: 28 Jun 2013 06:15 PM PDT

United States Ambassador to Guyana Brent Hart finds unfair, President Donald Ramotar’s recent comment about the country’s State Department ranking of Guyana in its annual Trafficking in Persons report. The US Ambassador at a press briefing for the closing of the Guyana Investment Conference said his country is not saying it does not have cases […]
Motion calling on Gov’t to honour August 21, 2012 Linden agreement passed – 28th Jun 2013Posted: 28 Jun 2013 06:00 PM PDT

Thursday’s motion came almost one year following the signing of the agreement and with none of the committees having completed their work. The motion was presented by Member of Parliament Vanessa Kissoon. During her presentation, she blamed the Government for not being willing to honour its commitment. But before the motion was passed the Government […]
Former broadcaster Vieira criticizes mechanism used by Gov’t to determine broadcast licence fee – 28th Jun 2013Posted: 28 Jun 2013 06:00 PM PDT

The method being used by the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority for broadcasters to pay three percent of their gross revenue is coming in for strong criticism from one of the pioneers in television in Guyana, Anthony Vieira. Vieira was speaking at a symposium recently. He said it is a case of putting the cart before […]
Guyana Women Miners Organisation ready to constructively engage Guyana Gov’t – 28th Jun 2013Posted: 28 Jun 2013 05:46 PM PDT

The Guyana Women’s Mining Organization, GWMO said it is ready to constructively engage the government regarding taking off the country from the United States Department Watch List for Trafficking in Persons. Guyana has been identified as a source and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labour according to […]
Education Ministry sends warning to Headteachers about soliciting fees from Parents – 28th Jun 2013Posted: 28 Jun 2013 05:42 PM PDT

The Ministry of Education says it receives numerous complaints from parents regarding the amount of money requested by teachers and Parent Teacher Associations (PTA) for various school-based activities and for various supplies.  Specifically, the cost of graduation exercises has been excessive for many pupils and students. Additionally, parents are being requested from time to time, […]
Local cricket fans eagerly look forward to the return of International cricket – 28th Jun 2013Posted: 28 Jun 2013 05:33 PM PDT

Cricket: Some local fans say they are eagerly looking forward to the return of international cricket, after almost two years, on home soil. Cricket was suspended from Guyana following an impasse between the Guyana Government and the GCB. On Thursday, the WICB announced the schedule for the WI vs Pakistan Series, starting on July 14th. […]
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