Month: <span>December 2015</span>
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Indigenous producers receive quality assurance training at IAST labs – via partnership with Ministry of Social Cohesion

  • Posted: December 22, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 22, 2015) The first group of Indigenous producers from Region Nine to benefit from assistance to improve their standards of production, via a partnership between the Ministry of Social Cohesion and the Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST), has been participating in enhancement and quality assurance training at the IAST …

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Great things in store for Bartica – President said as he delivered Christmas presents to children in the soon to be town

  • Posted: December 22, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 21, 2015) President David Granger, today, declared that there is a lot in store for Bartica, during a toy drive at the Bartica Secondary School, where approximately 400 children received Christmas presents, compliments of the Government of Guyana. Referencing the official naming of the community as a town in 2016, the …

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Department of Natural Resources hosts first Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative meeting – Guyana to apply for candidacy in 2016

  • Posted: December 22, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 21, 2015) The Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE), today, hosted its first technical working group meeting with stakeholders and members of civil society on the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), which is a globally recognised governance framework for the natural resources sector. Minister of Governance, Mr. Raphael Trotman, who …

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More bicycles donated to President Granger’s ‘Three Bs’ initiative

  • Posted: December 22, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December, 21 2015) The local business community continued to support President David Granger’s ‘Boats, Buses and Bicycles’ initiative, even as another 21 bicycles were, today, presented to First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger and Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally. The bicycles were donated by David and Margaret Enterprise, of Potaro, Mahdia, …

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President and First Lady join families for Christmas Story in the park

  • Posted: December 21, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December, 20 2015) President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger continue to usher in the Christmas season, joining with the members of the Disciplined Services this evening for re-enactment of the Christmas Story, along with carolling, dance and skits at the National Park. The ensemble cast, including the members of …

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First Lady joins Rose Hall Town club in Christmas tree light-up

  • Posted: December 21, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 20, 2015) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this afternoon joined residents and members of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club to launch their first ever ‘Christmas Village and Christmas Tree Light-up’ at the Rose Hall Town Primary School, Berbice, Region Six. The First Lady praised the initiative, noting that …

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First couple made merry with children at State House Christmas party

  • Posted: December 20, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December, 19 2015) First couple, President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger brought together more than 350 children from around Georgetown, earlier today, for a time of merriment at the annual Christmas party hosted on the lawns of State House. The children, who were drawn from all 15 wards in …

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President Granger thanks GDF for their service to the nation

  • Posted: December 18, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 18, 2015) President David Granger, today, thanked the members of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) for their service to a grateful nation, on behalf of all Guyanese. The President, was at the time, speaking at the GDF Headquarters, Base Camp Ayangana, where officers and ranks were gathered for their Christmas lunch. …

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President celebrates triumphs at Congress Place Christmas luncheon

  • Posted: December 18, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 18, 2015) President David Granger told several government officials, members of the People’s National Congress (PNC) and the staff at Congress Place that the party has much to celebrate this year, in his remarks at the Christmas luncheon held in Sophia. In his brief remarks, the President alluded to the 2015 …

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