Day: <span>September 18, 2015</span>

Steps being taken to reduce mining related deaths and accidents – Occupational, Health and safety practices in the sector to be promoted

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 18, 2015) – A technical team from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) and Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) on Thursday met with the Minister of Governance, with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, to chart a course of action, to reduce mining accidents and …

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President Granger applauds Chile’s affirmation for peace at 205th National Day celebration

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 18, 2015) As Guyana joined Chile in celebrating its 205th Independence Celebration, Guyana’s Head of State, David Granger has applauded the country for the significant strides made as a Republic nation. While attending a reception to mark the occasion, earlier today, President Granger extended congratulations to Chile and its people on …

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Finance Secretary abandons post; -Government forced to appoint Deputy Finance Secretary to fill position

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 18, 2015) Finance Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, Nirmal Rekha, has abandoned his post since July 31, 2015, forcing government to appoint Deputy Finance Secretary Louise Bouyea, to act in that capacity. This disclosure was made by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon at this week’s post Cabinet press briefing, which …

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River taxis to begin operation from Monday

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 18, 2015) Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has announced that the Government of Guyana will begin river taxi operations across the Berbice River on Monday, September 21, 2015. This announcement made by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon at this week’s post Cabinet press briefing. The river taxi service was proposed by …

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Government will not interfere with State Boards- Minister Harmon

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 18, 2015) Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has declared that the Government will not interfere with any of the appointed State Boards, but will allow them to function independently. He was at the time responding to questions posed by journalists at this week’s post Cabinet press briefing, on whether the newly …

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Aviation Sector key to development of hinterland -President Granger

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 17, 2015) With a solid plan set out by the new administration for the improvement of the local aviation sector, President David Granger has called on stakeholders to exploit the opportunities that will present themselves over the next five years.The President laid out this plan for the sector as he joined …

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