Month: <span>February 2016</span>

Address By His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the presentation of credentials by His Excellency, Ambassador Mordehai Amihai-Bivas, Non-resident Ambassador (Designate) of the State of Israel to the C

  • Posted: February 24, 2016
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We are pleased to accept the Letters of Credence by which His Excellency Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel, accredits you as Non-Resident Ambassador to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. We accept, also, the Letters of Recall of your predecessor. We ask that you convey to His Excellency, the President of Israel, our …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and Chancellor of the Orders of Guyana, at the National Investiture Ceremony, at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Georgetown.

  • Posted: February 24, 2016
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Guyana celebrates the forty-sixth anniversary of the establishment of the Republic today. The Republic Act of 1970 ended the incongruity of having the Queen of Great Britain as the Queen of Guyana. It also ended the British Honours system – that of Knights, Dames, Commanders, Companions, Officers and Members of the British Empire – the …

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Guyanese impressed with Republic Day celebrations

  • Posted: February 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 23, 2016) The newly developed D’urban Park in Georgetown came alive this afternoon as Guyanese turned out in their numbers for the Republic Day Flag Raising Ceremony, greeting the arrival of President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger with thunderous applause and loud cheers. The President and First Lady …

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Message of Condolence Mr. Balram Persaud- July 21, 1961- February 23, 2016 Assistant Commissioner Guyana Police Force

  • Posted: February 24, 2016
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Mr. Balram Persaud- July 21, 1961- February 23, 2016Assistant CommissionerGuyana Police Force His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is saddened to learn of the passing of the Assistant Commissioner of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), Mr. Balram Persaud. Condolences are extended to his wife Mrs. Christine Persaud, children, Andrea, …

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12 Groups awarded for outstanding service to Guyana – President Granger says nation is grateful for their service

  • Posted: February 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 23, 2016) Twelve groups were, today, on Guyana’s 46th Republic Anniversary, conferred with the insignia of the Medal of Service by President David Granger at the 2016 Investiture Ceremony, held earlier today at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre. It is the first time that an Investiture ceremony has been organised to …

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Region Nine indigenous village constructs own road Prime Minister, Minister Harmon, other Ministers praise community effort

  • Posted: February 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 22, 2016) The indigenous community of Hiawa, North Rupununi, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine), yesterday, came in for high praise from the Government for constructing a 340-metre road, which will significantly improve movement and trade between the communities within that district. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo commissioned the “Perseverance Dam”, which took …

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Caring for Others donates to Women Across Differences programme for teen mums

  • Posted: February 22, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 22, 2016) Founder and President of the Caring For Others Foundation, Ms. Eslene Richmond-Shockley, today, donated children’s clothing for adolescent mothers, who are beneficiaries of the Women Across Differences (WAD) Organisation’s programmes. First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, who is the patron of WAD, along with Ms. Clonel Boston received the items …

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Nigel’s Supermarket donates bicycles to ‘Three Bs’ programme

  • Posted: February 22, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 22, 2016) The Government of Guyana’s Boats, Buses, Bicycles- ‘Three Bs’ + Breakfast and Books programme continues to receive widespread support from the business community with the management of Nigel’s Supermarket being the latest group to throw their weight behind the initiative. Nigel’s Supermarket Manager, Mr. Devon Charles, today, presented 10 …

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Address by His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at a celebration of the Chinese New Year 2016 hosted at the New Thriving Restaurant, Georgetown, on Sunday 21st February, by the Chinese Association of Guy

  • Posted: February 22, 2016
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My wife and I thank the Chinese Association of Guyana and the Chinese Community for their kind invitation to this traditional dinner on the occasion of the ‘Year of the Red Monkey.’ We thank you also for the privilege of addressing you on this happy festival. We are sure that the festival is observed not …

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