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

Guyana, US to work closely to fight crime, improve security – NANA to strengthen anti-narcotic trafficking efforts

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 06, 2015) Minister of State Joseph Harmon has promised improved efforts to combat the drug trade with the formation of the National Anti- Narcotic Agency (NANA). This is even as the Government of the United States of America, through its Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway, has committed to working closely with …

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President bowls first ball at Inter-Services T20 cricket tournament

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 6, 2015) President David Granger, today, bowled the first ball at the commencement of the Commander-in-Chief Inter-Services Officers T20 Cricket Finals at the Guyana Police Force Sports Club Ground, Eve Leary. The match between the ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) is part of …

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President meets with British High Commissioner

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 6, 2015) President of Guyana, His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, earlier today, chaired a meeting with British High Commissioner to Guyana, His Excellency, Greg Quinn and Minister of State, Joseph Harmon. High Commissioner Quinn said the meeting was productive and discussions were held with regard to support for the security sector …

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President presented with plaque from Guyana’s Ex-Soldiers Association of Canada

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 06, 2015) President of Guyana, His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, was today paid a courtesy call by members of the Guyana’s Ex-Soldiers Association of Canada. The group, which was led by the President, Michael Narain, presented the Head of State with a plaque, showing appreciation for his service over the years …

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GGMC pleased with Troy Resources’ Operations

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 06, 2015) A team from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), yesterday visited the Troy Resources Karouni Gold Project in Region Seven, to ensure that the tenets of the Mineral Agreement, which was signed in 2014 are being upheld. The team, which was headed by Chairman of the GGMC Board …

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Bill to implement tobacco control policies to be laid in Parliament

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 06, 2015) Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman, yesterday, disclosed that Cabinet has approved the Tobacco Control Bill 2015 for consideration by the National Assembly. Speaking at a post-Cabinet press briefing, he explained that while the Bill is still at the Cabinet’s sub-committee, which is tasked with the vetting of all Bills …

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Draft – CODE OF CONDUCT – For all Ministers of Government, Members of the National Assembly and Public Office Holders

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DraftCODE OF CONDUCTFor all Ministers of Government, Members of the National Assembly and Public Office Holders General Principles The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to assist Ministers and Members of Parliament and Public office holders in the discharge of their obligations to their constituents and the public at large. It provides guidance on …

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Witness Protection Bill slated for Parliament

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Georgetown, Guyana, (November 06, 2015) – Cabinet has approved for submission to the National Assembly, a draft of the Witness Protection Bill. This announcement was made yesterday by Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman, during a post-Cabinet press briefing at the Ministry of the Presidency. The Bill, according to the Minister, seeks to establish a programme …

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Cabinet gives ‘nod of approval’ to multimillion dollar contracts to enhance infrastructure

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 06, 2015) Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman, yesterday announced that Cabinet has given its ‘no objections’ to a number of contracts in the area of infrastructural development. The Government is pursuing a new policy, which will see a more structured approach to public infrastructure development. This year, a total of $13B …

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Guyana’s “Second Independence” requires strong focus on science and technology – President Granger at President’s College graduation

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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 05, 2015) “If you want to preserve your independence, you have to be eternally vigilant. Similarly, if you want to protect your careers, your reputation, your future you have to be continuously educated and re-educated.” This was the charge given by President David Granger to the 2015 graduating class of President’s …

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