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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

ECLAC predicts Caribbean will record its highest rate of growth since 2008

ECLAC predicts Caribbean will record its highest rate of growth since 2008

Business GrowthSANTIAGO, Chile, Wednesday July 29, 2015 –The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is projecting that Caribbean economies will grow, on average, 1.7 per cent this year – its highest rate of growth since 2008.

The new projections released today during a press conference in Santiago, point to 0.5 per cent growth in the wider Latin America and Caribbean region.

But giving a breakdown of how that growth would be recorded, the United Nations body said South America would contract by 0.4 per cent while Central America and Mexico would grow 2.8 per cent, and the Caribbean would expand 1.7 per cent.

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Capitol News – TV News Videos – 19 Sep 2013

Capitol News – TV News Videos – 19 Sep 2013

  • Clement Rohee stands by his vision for security sector despite the increase in crime
  • Private Sector wants support for local industry while Government believes there is a stone shortage.
  • Police hunts for man who murders businessman on the West Coast
  • Housing Minister says the sector is moving although National Assembly questions land distribution
  • The European Union will continue its commitment with the Caribbean region
  • Report blames Pilot error for Caribbean Airlines crash
Clement Rohee stands by his vision for security sector despite the increase in crime  Posted: 19 Sep 2013 06:35 PM PDT
Private Sector wants support for local industry while Government believes there is a stone shortage.   Posted: 19 Sep 2013 06:34 PM PDT     Continue reading

Disaster preparedness critical in Caribbean

Disaster preparedness critical in economic competitiveness, says CARICOM secretary general

Saturday, April 3, 2010  – GEORGETOWN, Guyana — In an era when developed and developing nations did not prioritise asymmetry in new trading arrangements, economic competitiveness and disaster preparedness were essential for the Caribbean region, said Edwin Carrington. The Secretary-General of the Caribbean Forum.… read more…