Month: <span>September 2015</span>

There can no delay in addressing climate change matters -Minister Harmon at disaster risk management workshop

  • Posted: September 08, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 7, 2015) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) today commenced a five-day workshop on disaster risk management at the CDC’s headquarters, Thomas Lands. It is being held under the theme, “Climate Smarting and Enhancement of the Comprehensive Disaster Management Country Work Programme …

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Local nurse anesthetists meet President Granger

  • Posted: September 08, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 7, 2015) A group of Nurse Anesthetists, who recently completed training at the Georgetown Public Hospital, earlier today, met with President David Granger. Also present at the meeting was Minister of Public Health; Dr. George Norton.The group had requested a meeting with the Head of State seeking his intervention on matters …

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Guyana to send shipment of rice to storm ravaged Dominica

  • Posted: September 07, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 7, 2015) The Government of Guyana, in conjunction with the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), has signaled its intention to donate a 20 foot container of rice to the Eastern Caribbean Island of Dominica. The donation comes at a time when Dominica is still …

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Government to provide river taxi service across Berbice River

  • Posted: September 07, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 4, 2015) The Government of Guyana will develop and support the provision of a river taxi service across the Berbice River.  This decision was made following the delay in the implementation of reduced Bridge tolls even though the Government had announced a subsidy in the national 2015 budget that would ensure that …

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Dr. Ramayya has demonstrated his capacity to deliver- Minister Harmon

  • Posted: September 07, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 4, 2015) The Government is fully supportive of the recent appointment of Dr. Veersammy Ramayya as Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Six. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said that the Coalition is confident that the former parliamentarian will prove to be an asset to the regional administration in Region Six …

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New boards appointed for State media entities

  • Posted: September 07, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 4, 2015) Minister of State, Joseph Harmon today announced Cabinet’s approval for the appointment of certain boards in the publication sector. These include: The Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL), National Communications Network (NCN) and the Guyana Broadcasting Authority (GNBA).  Speaking at his weekly post-Cabinet press briefing, the Minister said that Mrs. …

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“Political leaders must take responsibility for social cohesion”- Sir Shridath Ramphal -Proposes Civics course in schools to aid social cohesion and national unity

  • Posted: September 04, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 03, 2015) World renowned Guyanese diplomat, Sir Shridath Ramphal has issued a call for Guyanese politicians to take greater responsibility in promoting and ensuring social cohesion in the country. The call was issued this morning at the opening ceremony of the Social Cohesion Round-table, which was held at the Arthur Chung …

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“No information deficit” -President Granger to hold Press Conference soon

  • Posted: September 04, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 03, 2015) Following the recording of the newly revamped, weekly television show, The Public Interest, President David Granger told members of the media, who participated in the show, that he will be holding a press conference soon. The President, who often works more than 12 hours days, in order to keep …

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