Month: <span>December 2015</span>
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Minister Harmon lauds multi-million$$ investment in Bartica resort

  • Posted: December 13, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 12, 2015) Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, says a new dawn is breaking for Guyana and especially the people of Bartica, in his keynote address at the commissioning of the multi-million-dollar Aruwai Whitewater Resort in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni area today.Minister Harmon said the opening could not have come at a more opportune …

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President Granger announces subvention for Sophia Literacy Programme – distributed 21 bicycles donated to ‘three Bs’ programme

  • Posted: December 13, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 12, 2015) President David Granger delighted children enrolled in the Sophia Literacy Programme when he turned up at their annual Christmas party, hosted at Congress Place, earlier today, and distributed 21 bicycles donated to his ‘three Bs’ programme. The President handed over the bicycles, donated by Mr. Komal Singh, Managing Director …

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First Lady helps Santa share toys at City Hall Christmas party

  • Posted: December 13, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 12, 2015) First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, joined with officials from the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) to spread Christmas cheer to close to 300 children at City Hall. Mrs. Granger thanked the Council for organising the event, which put smiles on the faces of the children. Town Clerk, …

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Rupununi women excited to utilise training from ‘Success in Business’ workshop

  • Posted: December 13, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 12, 2015) Thirty-two Rupununi women are now much more business-savvy after completing a five-day ‘Self-Reliance and Success in Business Workshop’, held under the auspices of the Office of the First Lady, at the Indigenous Peoples Conference Hall in Lethem, Region Nine. The workshop, which is the third of its kind, aims …

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President hosts follow-up discussions with UG senior staff association

  • Posted: December 11, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 11, 2015) Dr. Mellissa Ifill, President of the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association (UGSSA), said she is encouraged by President David Granger’s commitment to the University, following a meeting, earlier today. President Granger met with Dr. Ifill, Bruce Haynes ,President of the University of Guyana Workers Union; Dr. Pat Francis, …

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President Granger calls on Region Ten to build a new economy – as LEN launches with $155M allocation

  • Posted: December 11, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 10, 2015) President David Granger announced, what he called the Linden Action Plan, as he urged residents of Linden, Region Ten, to rebuild their economy on the four pillars of investment, information, infrastructure and innovation. The President made this announcement as 40 entrepreneurs received their loan approval letters from the Linden …

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Minister Ally presents 52 bicycles to St Ignatius students – cycles were donated to President’s ‘three Bs’ programme

  • Posted: December 11, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 10, 2015) As part of President David Granger’s ‘Three Bs’ (Boats, Busses, and Bicycles) initiative, Minister of Social Cohesion, Amna Ally, today, presented 52 bicycles to the students of the St. Ignatius Secondary School in an effort to ensure transportation difficulties do not stand in the way of school attendance. The …

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Guyana signs US$300,000 grant with Green Climate Fund (GCF)

  • Posted: December 09, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana –(December 9, 2015) Minister of Governance, with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, today, signed a US$300,000 grant with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on the side lines of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), which is currently being held in Paris, France. Minister Trotman and …

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President gifts ‘Zamzam’ Water to Muslim community

  • Posted: December 09, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 9, 2015) President David Granger distributed several bottles of ‘Zamzam’ water, which was sourced from a well in Saudi Arabia, to various Muslim organisations during a meeting today at Ministry of the Presidency. The President handed over the bottles of the water to representatives of the United Sadr Islamic Anjuman, the …

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