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Capitol News – TV News Videos – 25 July 2013

Capitol News – TV News Videos – 25 July 2013

  • Government supporters protest opposition’s voting down of Amaila Falls Hydro Project
  • Gamble with the Local Government Bills continues in the National Assembly
  • More enforcement on the cards to address Trafficking In Persons – Minister Persaud
  • Social Activist Gaskin challenges framers of the Amaila Falls deal
  • Flair, Fashion and Food at InterGuianas Festival in Cayenne, French Guiana
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors look forward to challenge in upcoming CPL T/20

View TV News videos below:-

Government supporters protest opposition’s voting down of Amaila Falls Hydro ProjectPosted: 25 Jul 2013 06:28 PM PDT

While Parliament was in full swing inside of the National Assembly, outside Government supporters were protesting the opposition’s voting down of a Bill and a Motion which would have helped paved the way for the Amaila Falls Hydro Project. While the Government were having their say, opposition supporters of the APNU joined the picket line […]    Continue reading

Capitol News – TV Video Reports – 15 July 2013

Capitol News – TV Video  Reports – 15 July 2013

  • 12 survive Matthew’s Ridge plane crash
  • Gov’t seeks opposition support to get legislations passed in support of Hydro-Electric project
  • DPP still to make a decision on trafficking in persons case
  • Gov’t tries to justify reasons for amending Procurement Act it voted on a decade ago
  • Timehri squatters will not move to make way for airport expansion unless they are compensated
  • Guyana Power and Light company tries to justify prolonged power outages
  • Pakistan thrash West Indies in first ODI
12 survive Matthew’s Ridge plane crashPosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:38 PM PDT – The injured were airlifted to the Ogle Airport and then transported to hospitals in the city. Some 12 persons were on board the Cessna Caravan at the time when the plane crashed while the pilot was preparing to land at Matthew’s Ridge airstrip in region one. There were no causalities. A source told this Newscast […]

Capitol News – TV video Reports – June 27, 2013

Capitol News at June 27, 2013  

  • Two sentenced to five years in prison for Health Ministry building fire – 27th
  • Guyana Investment Conference opens – 27th Jun 2013
  • U.S. Government honors Guyana female miner for fighting against trafficking in persons – 27th Jun 2013
  • Opposition supports Government’s motion for the Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty – 27th Jun 2013
  • Natural Resources Ministry recommends Bosai Bauxite Company take action to improve the safety of its workers – 27th Jun 2013
  • Cricket:   Guyana to host first two ODIs of the WI vs Pakistan series starting July 14th – 27th Jun 2013

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Six CARICOM countries on Watch List for human trafficking

Six CARICOM countries put on Watch List for human trafficking

 The US State Department has placed six Caribbean countries (including Guyana) on its Tier 2 Watch List, with another four appearing on the Tier 2 List.

By Nelson A. King  – WASHINGTON, USA,  June 24, 2013 – (Caribbean 360)

Even as Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments, during the past year, have seemingly made efforts in addressing human trafficking, the United States says many of them have still not done enough in tackling the issue.

In this nexus, in its 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, the US Department of State placed six CARICOM countries – Barbados, Guyana, Haiti, St. Lucia, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago – on its Tier 2 Watch List.

Another four – Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Jamaica, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines – have been listed on the Tier 2 List.    Continue reading

Capitol News Videos – April 26, 2013 – 7 videos

Capitol News Videos


  • Suspect in fatal stabbing incident of 14-year-old girl in Police custody – 26th Apr 2013
  • President Donald Ramotar vows to restore monies that were cut from the 2013 National Budget – 26th Apr 2013
  • Alliance For Change defends Budget Cuts – 26th Apr 2013
  • Rescuing of four teens from sexual slavery at mining camp just the tip of the iceberg – 26th Apr 2013
  • Issue of trafficking in persons once again takes centre stage – 26th Apr 2013
  • Global Environmental Facility funded programme encourages non-governmental Organisations to submit projects for funding – 26th Apr 2013
  • GFF to make public some of the proposals from FIFA – 26th Apr 2013
  • Note: Click the headline link on the news item  below to view the video

Trafficking in Persons – by US Ambassador to Guyana, Brendt Hardt

Trafficking in Persons – by US Ambassador to Guyana, Brendt Hardt

Guest Colun – Demerara Waves – June 19, 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton released the 2012 United States Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report June 19 reviewing the efforts of 186 countries to combat the scourge of modern day slavery.  This year’s report, entitled “the Promise of Freedom,” calls on every government, including the United States, to commit itself to fulfilling the promise of freedom from slavery.

Some may ask why the United States prepares such a report on other countries. Our goal is not to criticize others, but to call attention to a global threat to vulnerable groups of people in order to stimulate global action to protect victims, prevent future abuses, and investigate and prosecute perpetrators of this modern-day slavery.           Continue reading

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