Tag: trafficking in persons

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

17 charges, 3 convictions yielded from TIP Action Plan

17 charges, 3 convictions yielded from TIP Action Plan

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 12, 2019

―2019-2020 Plan of Action launched DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Seventeen charges along with three convictions for persons involved ... Read More

Speak up to end sexual and domestic violence

Speak up to end sexual and domestic violence

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 13, 2019

– parents urged to speak up and listen to their children – Kuru Kururu residents urged to report cases for ... Read More

Fresh ideas needed to address human trafficking

Fresh ideas needed to address human trafficking

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 12, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 A two-day Regional Thematic Meeting to address Trafficking in Human Beings and Smuggling of ... Read More

“After successful investigations, there must be successful prosecution” – Min. Ramjattan

“After successful investigations, there must be successful prosecution” – Min. Ramjattan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 2, 2019

– 32 reported TIP cases, 243 victims of human trafficking in 2018 – need for more training and interagency collaboration ... Read More

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