Day: <span>April 30, 2016</span>
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President calls for greater emphasis on sports at level of the regions

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 30, 2016) President David Granger, last evening, called for new sporting initiatives and greater emphasis on the development of sporting facilities within the 10 Administrative Regions in order to bring about a new wave of sportsmen and women and renewed passion and enthusiasm for sports in Guyana. The Head of State …

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Guyana to participate in AML/CFT forum, workshop

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 30, 2016) Government has granted its approval for Mr. Lancelot Wills, Manager (ag), Legal Services, Division, Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) to attend the KAW Management Services Limited’s Eighth Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), Anti-Fraud and Financial Crimes Conference and Post Conference Workshop, both set for July. Cabinet gave …

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President Granger to attend Energy Summit

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 29, 2016) President David Granger will be joining his counterparts from the Region and the hemisphere at the United States Caribbean Central American Energy Summit in Washington DC from May 3-4, 2016. The discussions at this forum will address opportunities for increased cooperation in the region’s energy integration. The summit will …

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Finance Minister participating in ‘Governance for Growth with Equity’ forum

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 29, 2016) Minister of Finance, Mr. Winston Jordan is participating in the World Bank’s Regional Conference “Cuentas Claras: Governance for Growth with Equity in Latin Americana and the Caribbean” in Montevideo, Uruguay. The forum is organised “to promote the dialogue about strategic policies to address the challenges of enhancing transparency and …

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First Lady praises efforts to support autism awareness, fundraising – over $600,000 raised for new Step by Step school

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 29, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this evening, encouraged donors and well-wishers of the Step by Step Foundation to continue to support the initiatives to build a new school for children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) even as $685,000 has been raised during activities held to mark Autism Month. …

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Guyana to participate in Tropical Forest Monitoring Programme

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 29, 2016) Cabinet has granted its approval for six staff members from the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) to travel to Belem do Para, Brazil for the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organisation’s 2016 Training Programme in Tropical Forest Monitoring under the “Monitoring Forest cover in the Amazon Region” programme from May 30 to …

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Guyana to participate in WHO Good Regulatory Practices Consultative Meeting

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 29, 2016) The Cabinet has granted approval for Ms. Jewel Sears, Deputy Director of the Food and Drug Department, within the Ministry of Public Health, to attend the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Good Regulatory Practices Consultative Meeting, which is scheduled to be held at the WHO headquarters from May 2-5, 2016. …

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$297M in contracts approved for supply of drugs, infrastructural development

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 29, 2016) Cabinet has granted its approval for the award of contracts to the tune of $297,940,140 in the areas of health and infrastructural development. Four agencies were awarded contracts for the supply of Tuberculosis medication for the Ministry of Public Health while a contract for the construction of Rip Rap …

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Guyana to participate in UNFCCC Climate Change Conference

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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 29, 2016) The Cabinet has granted approval for Climate Change Officer Kandila Ramotar and Advisor on Climate Change Ndibi Schwiers-Ceres to represent Guyana at the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held May 16-26, 2016 in Bonn, Germany. The United Nations Climate Change Conferences are annual conferences held in the …

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