Daily Archives: October 2, 2015

Guyana: Granger wants US to assist in dealing with border claims

Granger wants US to assist in dealing with border claims

Granger holloway revFriday, 02 October 2015  -by   – Demerara Waves

Photo: President David Granger shakes hands with newly accredited US Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway.

President, David Granger on Friday openly lobbied the United States (US) for support against claims to Guyana’s territory.

“Guyana looks forward to the support of the United States of America in its legitimate quest to protect itself against terrorism, transnational crime and threats to its territorial integrity,” he told American Ambassador Perry Holloway at the presentation of his credentials as the US’ new envoy to Guyana.  Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 02 September 2015

GUYANA- Latest News – 02 September 2015- Kaieteur News

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Government still to be paid in full for GT&T shares

OCTOBER 2, 2015 | …Hong Kong buyer has US$5M outstanding …The Guyana Government is still to be paid in full for the 20 per cent shares it once owned in the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T and which was managed by the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL). Those shares were sold by NICIL to Datang Telecom […]

Government emergency fund almost empty

OCTOBER 2, 2015 |  ..a result of three years of unapproved PPP advances… The Contingencies Fund, an account set aside under the laws of Guyana for the Minister of Finance to tap into in case of emergencies, is currently at a critical stage with limited funds available to the current administration, should an urgent situation arise. Auditor General Deodat […]    Continue reading

The Guyana Foundation Newsletter – September 2015

The Guyana Foundation Newsletter – September 2015

GUYANA FOUNDATION

Transforming the Lives of People for a Better World. 

Dear Friend,

Over the past weeks, teams of Guyana Foundation volunteers have been going into the streets of Georgetown to conduct surveys of some of our most vulnerable citizens.

They brought back heartbreaking stories of homelessness, hopelessness, addiction, and a multitude of unaddressed mental health needs. They also shared about the yearning of these disadvantaged groups for a renewed sense of dignity and self-worth.  Continue reading

British PM announces US$544m development package for Caribbean

British PM announces US$544m development package for Caribbean

Published on October 1, 2015 – Caribbean News Now

cameronPhoto: Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (right) looks on as Chief of Defence Staff Major General Antony Anderson is introduced to British Prime Minister David Cameron (third right), by British High Commissioner to Jamaica, David Fitton (left). Prime Minister Cameron arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, on September 29 for a two-day official visit.

UK Offers Caribbean Aid Over Reparations 

KINGSTON, Jamaica — British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a £360 million (US$544 million) development package for the Caribbean, which will provide grants for infrastructure projects like roads and bridges.  Continue reading

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 30 September 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 30 September 2015

  • Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU)– Different path
  • Economic Diplomats
  • Increased sugar production
  • Gun amnesty may be extended
  • Sports

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