Tag: trafficking in persons

Visa requirement for Haitians is not a travel ban – Minister Benn

Visa requirement for Haitians is not a travel ban – Minister Benn

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- June 28, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn says the decision by the Government to quash visa-free travel for Haitians is ... Read More

Government of Guyana Statement

Government of Guyana Statement

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 17, 2021

Today at approximately 10:30 hrs. based upon information received, members of the Guyana Police Force visited the Swiss Hotel, Skeldon, ... Read More

TIP 2021-2023 Action Plan for July launch

TIP 2021-2023 Action Plan for July launch

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 16, 2021

The Ministry of Home Affairs will soon launch its 2021-2023 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Action Plan aimed at combating TIP ... Read More

Govt to amend Combatting TIP Act 2005

Govt to amend Combatting TIP Act 2005

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 15, 2021

-$500,000 fine per child trafficked -11 cases before the court, one conviction for 2021 Government will be amending the Combating ... Read More

Guyana to boost efforts to fight TIP

Guyana to boost efforts to fight TIP

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- March 22, 2021

- at national action plan workshop Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn says Guyana must boost its efforts to ... Read More

Minister Dharamlall engages Lethem officials, business chamber on regional development

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- November 25, 2020

The Lethem Town Council (LTC) and the Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) were on Tuesday urged to work ... Read More

Trafficking in Persons sees increase between 2018-2019

Trafficking in Persons sees increase between 2018-2019

Ayana George Ayana George- July 30, 2020

—mainly Venezuelans among victims DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 30, 2020 The panellists during the Ministry of Social Protection’s discussion on ... Read More

Govt fighting TIP through Judiciary

Govt fighting TIP through Judiciary

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- September 20, 2019

─ stamping out “modern day slavery”  DPI, Guyana, Friday, September 20, 2019  While Guyana remains at a Tier 1 status ... Read More

TIP sensitisation for guidance counsellors, welfare officers  

TIP sensitisation for guidance counsellors, welfare officers  

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 24, 2019

─ report trafficking in persons on Hotline #592-227-4083  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Several guidance counsellors and welfare officers ... Read More

Collaboration key to Guyana maintaining TIP Tier 1 status

Collaboration key to Guyana maintaining TIP Tier 1 status

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 21, 2019

–Guyana will heed to recommendations – Min. Ramjattan DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 21, 2019 Collaboration between government, non- governmental and ... Read More

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