Month: <span>January 2016</span>
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New State Board members called on to assume ‘one team’ approach

  • Posted: January 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2016) Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, today, inducted a number of new faces to State boards under his remit at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre (ACCC). These include Director of Resource Management and Training at the Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development, Dr. Raquel Thomas-Caesar and …

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National Action Plan to reduce mercury use, augment miners’ skills on the cards – Minister Trotman announces at extractive industry training

  • Posted: January 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2016) The Government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Natural Resources will soon unveil a National Action Plan aimed at minimising and, as far as possible, eliminating the use of mercury in mining operations, while equipping miners with new skills that will increase their competitiveness on the job market. Speaking …

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Religious, cultural and other groups are compelled to promote cohesion – Minister Ally tells Methodist Church forum

  • Posted: January 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 27, 2016) Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, charged all religious, cultural and social groups, agencies and organisations to assume their responsibilities and obligations to ensure that cohesion is realised in Guyana. Minister Ally made this appeal in her address at the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas …

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President David Granger attends CELAC Summit

  • Posted: January 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 27, 2016) President David Granger today participated in the Fourth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Ecuador. The Summit was held under the theme “Reduction of inequalities and Sustainable Development of the region”. CELAC was created on December 3, …

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Ten more bicycles donated to President’s ‘Three Bs’ initiative

  • Posted: January 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 27, 2016) Support continues to pour in for President David Granger’s “Boats, Buses and Bicycles” (‘Three Bs’) programme, with a donation of ten bicycles, today, from Universal Group of Companies. The company’s Administrative Manager, Ms. Nevica Wray and Operations Officer, Ms. Toanna Greene, presented the bicycles to First Lady, Mrs Sandra …

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Minister Ally pledges Government’s support to help Lusignan overcome massacre tragedy – at interfaith service held to mark eighth anniversary

  • Posted: January 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 26, 2016) On the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the Lusignan massacre, which claimed the lives of eleven persons, including five children, Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, pledged Government’s support and resources to promote healing and reconciliation, at an interfaith service held this afternoon, at Grass Field Lusignan, …

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Prime Minister hails India as faithful partner of 50 years – at India’s 67th Republic Day anniversary fete

  • Posted: January 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 26, 2016) Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, who is currently performing the duties of President, and several Government Ministers, this evening, joined with the Indian Embassy in Guyana to commemorate India’s 67th Republic Day, at the Marriott Hotel, Kingston. In his remarks, Prime Minister Nagamootoo said that 2016 is an important milestone …

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President off to CELAC Summit – Security of small states, collective working agenda high on list of priorities

  • Posted: January 26, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 26, 2016) His Excellency President David Granger departed today for the Fourth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Ecuador, which will be held on Wednesday, January 27, with a focus of ensuring that Guyana’s position on the security of …

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Scottish Freemasonry lodge members call on President

  • Posted: January 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 25, 2016) President David Granger was paid a courtesy call, this afternoon, by two Scottish dignitaries from the Grand Imperial Council of Scotland, who are here to mark the 10th anniversary of the Guyana Conclave. The men were accompanied by members of the Guyana Conclave of this masonic organisation, when they …

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Norwegian team expected here for discussions on Guyana-Norway Agreement

  • Posted: January 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 24, 2016) A team headed by Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Brazil and Guyana, Mrs. Aud Marit Wiig, is expected to arrive in Guyana this week, to conduct a series of meetings and field visits to project sites, which the Norway Government has supported through the Guyana-Norway Agreement. The …

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