Month: <span>February 2016</span>
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Prime Minister announces plans to pave Linden-Lethem Highway, other initiatives – at third Public Day forum

  • Posted: February 22, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 21, 2016) Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, yesterday, announced a number of ambitious plans, which the Administration has in store for residents of Lethem, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine), including plans to pave the Linden/Lethem roadway and launch a radio station for Indigenous communities, at the third ‘Public Day’, held at the …

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First Lady praises Bishops’ High School’s success – says government expects ‘Three Bs’, other initiatives to improve outcomes at other schools

  • Posted: February 19, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 18, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this afternoon, praised the Bishops’ High School students on their success, noting that the school has a proud tradition of excellence, which must be emulated across the country, as Guyana cannot afford to have its students drop out of school at the alarming rate …

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Minister Ally meets Muslim community in first consultation with religious groups – in keeping with aim to develop new strategies for social cohesion

  • Posted: February 18, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 18, 2016) The Ministry of Social Cohesion, today, hosted its first in a series of consultations with religious organisations and groups, starting with members of the Muslim community. The consultations are aimed at developing new strategies for the long-term attainment of national unity. Representatives from the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana …

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Lost miners located; to be transported to the city soon

  • Posted: February 18, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 18, 2016) The three miners, who were reported missing in the “Omai mountain area”, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven), have been located and arrangements are being made by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to transport them to Georgetown. On Tuesday February 14, Mr. Anthony Van …

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First Lady explores partnership with Advancing Partner and Communities

  • Posted: February 18, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 17, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, earlier today, met with Chief of Party, Advancing Partners and Communities – Guyana, Ms. Folami Harris to explore possible areas of collaboration. Ms. Harris, along with Communications Officer, Ms. Theresa Campbell, met with Mrs. Granger at her State House office. In an invited comment, …

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Ministry receives $10M equipment for mining school from UNDP

  • Posted: February 18, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 17, 2016) The Ministry of Natural Resources, today, received equipment valued $10M, procured with support from the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP), for the Guyana Mining School and Training Centre. The equipment was sourced as part of the Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Mining Sector Programme, which was started in the latter …

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Statement by President David Granger at the Twenty-seventh Inter-Sessional of the Conference of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, Placencia, Belize, 16 -17 February 2016.

  • Posted: February 17, 2016
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Statement by President David Granger at the Belize CARICOM Inter-Sessional (a) GUYANA – VENEZUELA RELATIONS Mr. Chairman, I had the honour to address the Thirty- sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community in Barbados in July 2015. Much has happened since then. At that time, Caricom was astonished …

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First Lady, ChildLink explore possible areas of collaboration

  • Posted: February 16, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 16, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with two representatives of ChildLink Guyana Inc., to explore possible areas of collaboration and to provide guidance on the organisation’s projects. In an invited comment, Ms. Kean Chase, Project Officer at ChildLink, said since this was the organisation’s first meeting with the …

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