Month: <span>December 2015</span>
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Retired Head teacher is valedictorian in First Lady’s ICT Programme – among 27 graduates

  • Posted: December 05, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2015) Twenty-seven persons from Buxton today graduated from the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Programme started in September by First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger. The programme saw 59-year-old Sylvia Pitt, a retired Head teacher, excelling as the valedictorian after she achieved 983 points out of a possible 1000, with an …

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DRAGNET to target internal and external threats – President Granger at Eteringbang GDF Christmas lunch

  • Posted: December 05, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2015) President David Granger and Commander in Chief of the armed forces, today told officers and soldiers based at the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Location Eteringbang in the Cuyuni/ Mazaruni area at their Christmas Lunch that they must be prepared to deal with both external and internal threats. The President …

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After consultations, stakeholders endorse Green Bartica Plan

  • Posted: December 05, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2015) A joint team, led by Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Gary A. R. Best, comprising officials from the Ministries of the Presidency and Communities held consultations on Guyana’s Green Economy and the ‘Greening of Bartica’ with Regional Democratic Council (RDC) and Interim Management Committee (IMC) stakeholders …

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Office of the First Lady strengthening ties with UNFPA to reduce teen pregnancy

  • Posted: December 04, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2015) First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger, earlier today, met with Ms. Sheila Roseau, Director and Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Ms. Patrice La Fleur, Assistant Representative, to discuss new strategies to reduce teenage pregnancy. After the meeting, Mrs. Granger said discussions centred on areas of collaboration …

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President congratulates GDF on golden jubilee – commemorative medal bestowed on Defence Board

  • Posted: December 03, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 3, 2015) President David Granger and the Members of the Defence Board; Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo; Minister of State, Joseph Harmon; Attorney General, Minister Basil Williams and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, were today presented with the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Commemorative 50th Anniversary Medal. GDF Chief of Staff, Brigadier …

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President meets with Tullow Oil official

  • Posted: December 03, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 3, 2015) President David Granger, today, met with the SEA Manager of Tullow Oil plc, John McKenna, who was introduced to him by British High Commissioner, Greg Quinn, to discuss exploration opportunities. Tullow Oil is an independent oil and gas exploration company that operates in over 20 countries. The company is …

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7x4 Nomination for National Awards 2016

Deadline for group nominations is December 15

  • Posted: December 03, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 3, 2015) The Ministry of the Presidency is reminding the public that the deadline for nominations for group awards is December 15, 2015. These nominations must be made to the Advisory Council for the Orders of Guyana. Groups that can be nominated may include, but are not limited to, Industry and …

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Local government elections to be a historic event – US Ambassador

  • Posted: December 03, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 3, 2015) United States Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway, congratulated President David Granger and his administration on selecting a date for the long-awaited local government elections. The Ambassador, who is scheduled to depart on his holiday leave, today paid a courtesy call on the President. He was accompanied by Charge d’ …

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Ban on Styrofoam crucial for green development of Guyana – EPA

  • Posted: December 03, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 2, 2015) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which falls under the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (DNRE), today began its public awareness campaign aimed at promoting the use of Alternative Products to closed-cell extruded polystyrene foam, popularly known as the brand Styrofoam, for the achievement of a cleaner, greener …

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