Tag: Department of Public Information/DPI

Labour Minister to issue order on proposed private sector minimum wage

Labour Minister to issue order on proposed private sector minimum wage

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 28, 2020

Minister of Labour, Hon. Joseph Hamilton has said that he will soon be issuing an order to increase the private ... Read More

Cabinet considering Bill to remove jail time for small quantities of marijuana

Cabinet considering Bill to remove jail time for small quantities of marijuana

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 26, 2020

A draft Bill which seeks to remove custodial sentence for persons found with small quantities of marijuana is currently engaging ... Read More

Legal Aid Clinic offering free legal representation to non-violent offenders

Legal Aid Clinic offering free legal representation to non-violent offenders

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 25, 2020

Persons incarcerated for minor and non-violent offences can access free legal representation through the Ministry of Legal Affairs’ Support for ... Read More

Negotiations ongoing with UG to start prosecutorial programme

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 23, 2020

Negotiations are ongoing between the Support for the Criminal Justice System (SCJS) programme and the University of Guyana (UG) to ... Read More

Legal Affairs Minister hosts outreach in Annandale

Legal Affairs Minister hosts outreach in Annandale

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 21, 2020

Over 150 people turned up at Annandale, East Coast Demerara today for an outreach exercise with Attorney General and Minister ... Read More

Labour Ministry to roll out campaign to reduce workplace accidents

Labour Ministry to roll out campaign to reduce workplace accidents

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 21, 2020

The Ministry of Labour will be launching a national campaign aimed at reducing the number of workplace accidents, injuries and ... Read More

Reports of child labour, exploitation on coconut plantations to be investigated – Minister Hamilton

Reports of child labour, exploitation on coconut plantations to be investigated – Minister Hamilton

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 20, 2020

Minister of Labour, Hon. Joseph Hamilton has said a comprehensive investigation will be launched into reports of child labour and ... Read More

200 ICT hubs for hinterland, riverine communities

200 ICT hubs for hinterland, riverine communities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 18, 2020

The reintroduction of the Government’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) programme will see 200 hinterland and riverine communities benefiting from fully ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.