GUYANA: Latest News Articles – Kaieteur News – 21 September 2015

State Asset Recovery Unit receives numerous complaints of stolen gov’t. property

Head of the State Asset Recovery Unit, Professor, Clive Thomas By: Kiana Wilburg Head of the State Asset Recovery Unit, Dr. Clive Thomas said that those who held authority over state assets under the previous administration will be subject to “rigourous” audits,…

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Govt. will not force the review of illegally granted radio licences

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo – Broadcast board will be allowed to do its work without interference Despite promises to the contrary, the executive has decided that it will not have a hand in ensuring that all the illegally…

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Granger wants PPP to have positions on Boards, Agencies

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon By: Kiana Wilburg Not only is President David Granger interested in having representatives of the Opposition on various boards and agencies, but he is also prepared to have frank discussions with the…

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Govt. working to address youth unemployment

Rupert Roopnaraine Minister of Education, Culture Youth and Sport “We cannot bully youths to gain skills; they have to want it”- Minister Henry (Mondale Smith) No government can create jobs for everyone and as such the Guyana government is encouraging…

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Finance Minister clears air on $23B budgetary allocation for rice

Finance Minister Winston Jordan– budgeted for under ‘statutory expenditure’ Finance Minister Winston Jordan has sought to explain the genesis of his $23B allocation to the rice industry in his budget presentation in August, an…

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Children in foster care outnumbering foster parents

CCPA Director Ann Greene–   Suitable persons urged to take up the slack While there are 179 children in foster care, there are only 111 foster parents, leaving the Childcare and Protection Agency (CCPA) grappling for…

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Legal dispute over prime commercial land

National Hardware Proprietor, Eddie Boyer Boyer says he didn’t notice Gafoors on property Businessman, Eddie Boyer, has said that he didn’t notice an A.Gafoors and Sons Store on the disputed 117 “B” Regent and Alexander Streets, Georgetown…

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Jobs for young people must be our top priority over the next five years

President David Granger – Granger tells PNCR General Council The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) last Saturday, held its third General Council Meeting for the year 2015 at the Party’s Headquarters, Congress Place,…

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Development of Hinterland critical to saving gold industry – Granger

President David Granger – Outlines strategic approach The Hinterland regions of Guyana are seemingly critical for the resuscitation of the gold industry and will see improvements in a number of areas, including health,…

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Media must report responsibly on suicide – Health Ministers

Public Health Minister Dr. George Norton with Minister within the Ministry Dr. Karen Cummings during the media interaction …as PAHO/WHO launches monthly media interactions Officials of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization and the Ministry of Public Health have urged the media to responsibly…

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Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo receives a gift from a staff of the Bank of Guyana in the presence of his wife Seeta when they visited the BOG booth.– as Berbice Expo and Trade Fair Continues Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the development of micro enterprises in Guyana since this is critical to strengthening and sustaining the…

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Respect for borders emphasised at Chile’s Nat’l Day Celebration

(From L to R) Chile’s Ambassador to Guyana, Claudio Rojas and his wife, Martiza Del Carmen Perez Quimbaya along with President David Granger and First Lady Sandra Granger with Minister of State Joseph Harmon as they toasted to Chile’s 205th Independence anniversaryThe principles of peaceful co-existence among states, good neighbourliness and the inviolability of borders were among concepts that took center stage last Friday as Guyana and members of the…

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 Integrated approach needed to advance Hinterland development

 Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock, addressing Indigenous leaders at the Annai Institute Building, Bina Hill.– Minister Allicock There is need for a more strategic and integrated approach as it relates to the development of Indigenous communities. This is according to the Minister of Indigenous Peoples’…

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Orealla residents benefit from medical outreach

– issues at Health Center to be addressed Approximately 75 residents of Orealla benefitted from a medical outreach programme, when the Berbice Health Services (BHS) conducted a one day medical…

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