Month: <span>December 2015</span>

Gold Board records 451,490 ounces – declarations exceed 2015 target

  • Posted: December 31, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana –(December 31, 2015) Despite a significant drop in gold prices on the world market, and challenges in the mining sector over the past year, the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) has recorded 451,490 ounces of declared gold, surpassing this year’s target of 380,000 ounces. With the declarations, the GCB has recorded export earnings of …

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APNU+AFC committed to making Coalition work for the good of all Guyanese – President Granger urges members to continue to work hard in the interest of the people

  • Posted: December 30, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 30, 2015) During a meeting with Coalition Members of Parliament, this morning at the Ministry of the Presidency, President David Granger said that the APNU+AFC Coalition is bigger than Party and individual politicians and urged them to continue to take their responsibility to the people of Guyana seriously. The Head of …

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President inducts two new PUC commissioners – emphasises Commission’s critical role to development

  • Posted: December 30, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 30, 2015) President David Granger, today, swore in two more Commissioners to serve on the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and charged them to operate within their mandate as the Commission plays a critical role in Guyana’s development. Mr. Rajendra Bissessar and Ms. Dela Atta Kuma Britton, an Attorney-at-Law by profession, were …

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Minister Harmon spreads Holiday cheer to Pouderoyen children

  • Posted: December 30, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 29, 2015) Minister of State, Hon. Joseph Harmon, in collaboration with his eldest daughter, Mrs. Daniele Harmon-Klien, on Sunday spread holiday cheer with more than 250 children of Phoenix Park, Pouderoyen, and other neighbouring communities on the West Bank Demerara, at a Christmas party held at the Minister’s home. The children …

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“There is a good living here for people who are committed and adventurous” – President tells students studying overseas

  • Posted: December 29, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 29, 2015) President David Granger, last evening at the residence of the Minister of State, Hon. Joseph Harmon, encouraged an eager group of young Guyanese students studying abroad to return home. The Head of State, in an impassioned presentation to the students, sold them on the benefits of returning home to …

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President Granger conducts ‘fact finding’ tour of Diamond and Leonora Diagnostic Centres

  • Posted: December 29, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December, 28 2015) President David Granger has pledged that his Administration develop the capacity of the Diamond and Leonora Diagnostic Centres, following a tour of those facilities, earlier today. The President also used the opportunity to observe the maternity care capabilities of the institutions. During the ‘fact-finding’ mission, President Granger was accompanied …

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President Granger announces increased subvention for Dharm Shala – $1M donation to be handed over before year-end

  • Posted: December 26, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 25, 2015) President David Granger earlier today announced an increase in Government subvention for the Dharm Shala indigent home, and a donation of $1 million before year end, for the continued work at the institution.   The President made this announcement to an audience including residents, staff and management at the …

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