Day: <span>October 6, 2015</span>

National awards must not be conferred capriciously or irregularly -President Granger at Investiture ceremony

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 6, 2015) Fifty-two outstanding Guyanese citizens (two posthumously) and one local organisation were conferred with the insignia of various national awards by President David Granger at an investiture ceremony held earlier today at the National Cultural Centre (NCC). Aptly described by President Granger as “an institution”, National Awards were last given …

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Guyana returns to UN Rights Committee after 20 years

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 6, 2015) After a 20 year absence, Guyana has demonstrated its commitment to the preservation of the rights of all citizens by appearing at the 56th Working Session of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, held on September 28-29, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland, with the commitment of …

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EU Ambassador keen to support good governance and transparency

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 05, 2015) Newly appointed Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and for the Dutch Overseas Countries and Territories, Jernej Videtič, today paid a courtesy call on Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman at his office on Brickdam. The meeting was organised with the aim of …

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Agriculture month 2015 launched with interfaith service

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 5, 2015) “I see a bright future for agriculture. I see a bright future for education and a bright future for young people in agriculture.” These were the words of President David Granger at the launch of Agriculture Month 2015. The month long observance, which is being held under the theme …

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First Lady partners with Stanley Ming to honour veteran educators -in observance of World Teachers’ Day

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 5, 2015) – The Office of the First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, along with the Luminous Women’s Group, today collaborated with well-known Guyanese entrepreneur and philanthropist, Stanley Ming to host a group for retired head teachers as Guyana joins the rest of the world in observance of World Teachers’ Day. The …

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