IOM to help gov’t manage migration in light of oil industry

WITH the introduction of the oil and gas industry, Guyanese living abroad are expected to return and new migrants might seek opportunities in the country. As such, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will be looking for ways to help the government manage migration.

“People are coming and there will be returning Guyanese who are looking for opportunities and taking advantage of an improved economic situation, so we would like to continue to work with the Government of Guyana to look at how we can manage migration and integrate incoming persons, assist returning Guyanese and facilitate their return,” said IOM’s Regional Coordination Officer for the Caribbean, Robert Natiello, during a recent interview with the Guyana Chronicle. Read more >>>