Month: <span>December 2015</span>
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Guyana Goldfields/Aurora Gold Project donates boat to President’s ‘three Bs’ programme

  • Posted: December 09, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 9, 2015) Minister of Social Cohesion, Amna Ally, today received another boat to ferry children to school in Moraikobai, Mahaicony River, Region Five. Minister Ally received the boat on behalf of the Government and the President of Guyana, at a simple presentation ceremony held at the Guyana Goldfields Incorporated/Aurora Gold Project …

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Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards nominated to act as Chief Justice – Consultation conducted in accordance with Constitution

  • Posted: December 09, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 9, 2015) President David Granger, as is Constitutionally required, this morning, met with the Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo to consult on the Government’s nominee for the role of acting Chief Justice when, Justice Ian Chang proceeds on pre-retirement leave on December 15. Government has nominated Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards for …

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Minister Trotman ‘encouraged’ by advances in Guyana- Norway negotiations – advocated for Paris agreement to protect vulnerable, low-lying states

  • Posted: December 09, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 8, 2015) Minister of Governance, with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, said while he is “encouraged” by the progress Guyana has made with the Norwegian Government at the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), it is imperative that the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference …

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Guyana, CARICOM sign €6 million project with Italy to combat climate change effects

  • Posted: December 09, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 8, 2015) Guyana’s Minister of Governance, with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, along with other ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and Francesco La Camera, Director General of the Ministry of Environment of Italy, today signed a €6 million project to assist Guyana and other CARICOM Member …

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First Lady takes business workshop to the Rupununi

  • Posted: December 08, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 7, 2015) Following the overwhelming response to the first two “Self-Reliance and Success in Business” Workshops, First Lady Mrs. Sandra has now taken the initiative to the women of the Rupununi. The five-day workshop opened today at the Indigenous Peoples Conference Hall in Lethem, Region Nine with over 20 participants. It …

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Advancing Guyana-Norway Agreement, financing for green initiatives among priorities at climate change conference

  • Posted: December 08, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 7, 2015) The Government of Guyana is primarily looking to engage the Norwegian Government, source financing for ‘clean and green initiatives’ and to strengthen bilateral ties with several countries, at the on-going United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21), currently being held in Paris, …

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Angoy’s Avenue receives $215,000 donation from Minister Harmon

  • Posted: December 07, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 6, 2015) In keeping with the promise made to donate his November salary increase to the community of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, today, travelled to the area, where he handed over $215,000 in cash to the residents to be used to provide support for senior citizens …

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National cohesion critical to Guyana’s “second Independence” President Granger at launch of new ISA School building and GIT Secretariat

  • Posted: December 06, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 6, 2015) President David Granger told a gathering at the launch of the new Guyana Islamic Trust (GIT) Secretariat and the ISA Elementary School building on East Street, this morning, that “We (Guyanese) are holding ourselves back because of that failure to come together to achieve that goal of national cohesion.” …

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Men must respect women’s equality – President Granger tells Adventist men’s conference

  • Posted: December 06, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 5, 2015) President David Granger called on men to respect women’s equality as he outlined, what he called, the three pillars of gender relations, this afternoon, at the National Association of the Adventist Men’s Ministry 2015 Men’s Conference, which was held in the main auditorium of the Sophia Exhibition Centre. “Christian …

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Ming’s Services has been in the vanguard of corporate responsibility – President Granger at Company’s 25th anniversary

  • Posted: December 05, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana, (December 4, 2015) – President David Granger and First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger this evening joined with the Ming family, proprietors of Ming’s Products and Services (MPS) Limited to celebrate the company’s 25 years of existence. The event, which was also attended by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, his wife, Mrs. Sita Nagamootoo and …

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