Day: <span>March 5, 2016</span>
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GuyExpo must focus on local manufacturing, value-added products – President Granger says at launching ceremony

  • Posted: March 05, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 4, 2016) President David Granger, this evening, said it is imperative that the Guyana Trade Fair and Exposition (GuyExpo) place more emphasis on the local manufacturing sector to help revitalise the economy, since for too long, Guyana’s economy has depended on the exportation of raw material. President Granger made these remarks …

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Minister Harmon donates $200,000 to Toka Village Council

  • Posted: March 05, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 4, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, presented Toshao of Toka Village, Lethem, North Rupununi, Mr. Delano Davis with a cheque for $200,000 to help offset transportation and accommodation costs for the Toka Village Council to travel to Georgetown to meet with ministers to address village concerns. Minister Harmon …

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President Granger establishes COI to probe Georgetown Prison riot – Deputy Director sent on leave; state to offset funeral expenses

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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 04, 2016) President David Granger, through the Minister of Public Security, Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan has established a three-member Commission of Inquiry (COI)to probe the Georgetown Prison riot, which claimed the lives of 17 prisoners and left five nursing serious injuries at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. “We have to determine the …

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Commonwealth Secretariat Political Advisor meets President Granger – electoral reform, Guyana/Venezuela border issue discussed

  • Posted: March 05, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 04, 2016) Political Advisor to the Commonwealth Secretariat, Dr. Tres-Ann Kremer, this morning, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency, President David Granger at the Ministry of the Presidency. Electoral reform and the Guyana/Venezuela border issue were the main issues discussed during the meeting. Dr. Kremer, in an invited comment, said …

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