Month: <span>July 2015</span>

ACDA receives additional funds from Gov’t to aid Emancipation day activities

  • Posted: July 31, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – July 31, 2015 Minister of State, Joseph Harmon today handed over a $2M cheque to the African Cultural and Development Association (ACDA) to support its Emancipation Day activities. This donation brings the total amount in financial assistance to the Association to $5M.  Minister Harmon lauded the work of the Association and urged …

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Vatican open to supporting international mediation for Guyana

  • Posted: July 29, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana, (July 29, 2015) The Vatican has reaffirmed its commitment to working with Guyana in the area of promoting peace and unity. This assurance was given when Ambassador His Excellency Archbishop Nicola Girasoli, Ambassador of the Apostolic Nuncio, paid a courtesy call to President David A. Granger, earlier today. Archbishop Girasoli said that Pope …

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Minister Trotman meets Region 9’s Toshaos

  • Posted: July 27, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana- (July 27, 2015) Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman, who also shares responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, over the weekend, met with several Toshaos and other representatives in Region 9, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo, where several issues, including good governance and sustainable community development were discussed and brought to the forefront.  The meeting …

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Minister Trotman holds consultations to discuss future of Iwokrama, NRDDB

  • Posted: July 27, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana- (July 27,2015)- Minister of Governance, with additional responsibility for the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, during the course of the weekend, visited the Iwokrama International Centre where he met with the North Rupununi District Development Board (NRDDB) and Iwokrama representatives. At the meeting, which was held at Bina Hill, …

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Berbice residents call for programmes that foster national unity to be implemented in schools

  • Posted: July 27, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana- (July, 27, 2015) With Social Cohesion consultations continuing in Region 6 yesterday, Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally says she believes schools countrywide can and should play a greater role in addressing this matter. The Minister and her team met with residents of Corriverton and other surrounding communities at the Skeldon High …

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”Make development a priority, not race”

  • Posted: July 25, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana- (July 25, 2015) The Ministry of Social Cohesion launched its regional consultation exercise at Belladrum, West Coast Berbice today.  Minister Ally told the over 60 residents in attendance at the Belladrum Primary School, that with Local Government Elections fast approaching, residents need to make the issue of development a priority rather than putting …

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President Granger announces increased Govt. subvention for Shaheed’s Orphanages

  • Posted: July 25, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana- (July 25, 2015) The children of the Shaheed’s Boys and Girls orphanages’ had much to celebrate earlier this evening as President David Granger announced that his administration will be increasing the annual subvention given to the organisation.  Moments after returning from Washington DC, the President made the announcement at the Orphanages’ Eid Fest …

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