Month: <span>February 2016</span>
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Towards a Good Life in a Green Economy -Setting the Context

  • Posted: February 29, 2016
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By Gary Best THIS column marks the beginning of a series of articles designed to offer shared individual perspectives, targeting the general public on pathways and activities that can lead towards a good life. It is inspired by a promise made to the Guyanese people by HE Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic …

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Corentyne ‘a sleeping giant’ that could lead Guyana’s economic recovery – President Granger says economic development not a racial issue

  • Posted: February 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 28, 2016) President David Granger, on Saturday evening, called on the Rotary Club of New Amsterdam to play its part in ensuring that the East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) becomes a commercial and economic hub, taking the lead in Guyana’s economic recovery. Speaking at the Club’s World Understanding and Peace Dinner, to …

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First Lady underscores the importance of educating, nurturing girls – at Girl Guides ‘Thinking Day’ forum

  • Posted: February 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 28, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger said educating, nurturing and supporting girls are the keys to raising strong women, in her address, today, at a ceremony hosted by the Guyana Girl Guides Association (GGGA) in observance of World Thinking Day 2016, held at the GGGA’s Headquarters on Brickdam, Georgetown. The …

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Korthberaadt Village to receive support for self-help community projects

  • Posted: February 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 28, 2016) President David Granger, yesterday, promised residents of Kortbradt, East Bank Berbice that he will provide the material for them to construct bush sheds and support the desilting of trenches in the community in order to improve drainage even as he encouraged them to practise self-help to accomplish projects that …

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Every individual must do their best to keep children in school- President Granger -as two more buses are commissioned in Region Six

  • Posted: February 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 28, 2016) Two 50-seater buses were, yesterday, commissioned by President David Granger in East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) under the ‘Boats, Buses and Bicycles’ or ‘Three B’s’ Programme, which is aimed at ensuring that every child has the means to get to school. The first bus, which was donated by Mr. Mohamed …

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President conducts reconnaissance visit at GuySuCo Headquarters – location being considered for Public Service Staff College

  • Posted: February 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2016) President David Granger, today, conducted a reconnaissance of the Guyana Sugar Corporation’s (GuySuCo) Headquarters, located at Ogle, East Coast Demerara, as a possible location for the establishment of the Public Service Staff College. Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Noel Holder, accompanied the President. …

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Guyana Foundation, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Health Ministry partner with First Lady to give ‘gift of hearing’

  • Posted: February 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, met with a representative of the Guyana Foundation, a team from Starkey Hearing Foundation and a representative from the Ministry of Health, to discuss strategies for the implementation of a programme to outfit persons who are hearing impaired with hearing aids. Mr. Anthony …

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Guyana to co-host CARICOM Heads of Government Summit

  • Posted: February 26, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2016) The Ministry of the Presidency hereby clarifies that Guyana will be co-hosting the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government Summit in July 2016, and not co-chairing as was previously reported. The Ministry at this time regrets the misinformation. According to the Communiqué released by the CARICOM Secretariat at the …

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Region Six gets 50-seater school bus under ‘Three Bs’ programme

  • Posted: February 26, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 25, 2016) President David Granger said that education employment, equality, enterprise and empowerment are the composition of the formula for success and gave assurances that his Administration is working to create an enabling environment that will equip Guyanese across the 10 Administrative Regions to achieve this success. The President was at …

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Police Partnerships with communities, CPGs can reduce crime, social problems – President Granger says at Annual Police Officers’ Conference

  • Posted: February 26, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 25, 2016) President David Granger, this morning, again called on the Guyana Police Force (GPF) to foster partnerships with Community Policing Groups (CPGs) and citizens in order to successfully combat crime. The President made this appeal in his feature address at the Opening Ceremony of the Annual Police Officers’ Conference, held …

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