Month: <span>May 2016</span>
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Book launched on history of GDF

  • Posted: May 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2016) President David Granger, last evening, attended the launch of a book titled “Foundation of the Guyana Defence Force-A Soldier of Valour Story”, which was authored by Lt. Col. Hartley Liverpool and co-authored by Ms. Khalilah Campbell. The book was launched at the Officers Mess at Base Camp Ayanganna. Lt. …

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President attends Hugh Desmond Hoyte commemorative lecture

  • Posted: May 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2016) President David Granger, last evening, attended the Seventh Commemorative Lecture on former President, the late Mr. Hugh Desmond Hoyte’s stewardship of Guyana’s social and economic development during the period 1988-1992. Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Volda Lawrence conducted the lecture at the Pegasus Hotel. In her presentation, Minister Lawrence …

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President Granger attends the launching of “Guyana in the World” by Sir Shridath Ramphal

  • Posted: May 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2016) President David Granger, on Friday evening, attended the launch of “Guyana in the World – The First of the First Fifty Years and The Predatory Challenge” by renowned Guyanese-born international diplomat Sir Shridath Ramphal, at the Georgetown Club. The book, which was published by Hansib Publications, is the brainchild …

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President, First Lady attend Mexican Mariachi Concert

  • Posted: May 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2016) President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, on Friday evening, attended the Mexican Mariachi Concert, which was held at the National Cultural Centre and headlined by the Mariachi Internacional Agave band. The six-member group is a leading Mexican music band and is based in Guadalajara, Mexico. The …

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President receives hand-made wooden Coat of Arms

  • Posted: May 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2016) President David Granger, last Friday, received a large, hand-made replica of the Coat of Arms of Guyana from overseas-based Guyanese Mr. Jonathan Locke and Mrs. Brenda Locke, during a courtesy call at the Ministry of the Presidency. The elaborate craftwork is made from veneer; wood which has undergone a …

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Making Guyana safe again – Jubilee and Beyond

  • Posted: May 29, 2016
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The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has in the past months seen significant growth in its capacity as well as an increase in public trust, leading to the reduction of crime at all levels and Commissioner of Police Mr. SeelallPersaud has said that this is due to a change in the administration. With a 19 percent …

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President receives sword used by the late Rupert Craig in WWI

  • Posted: May 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 27, 2016) President David Granger, today, received a sword that once belonged to the late Rupert Berchmans Craig, one of the country’s earliest engineers in whose honour the ‘Rupert Craig Highway’ was named. The sword was used by Craig in the First World War, during which he served as an officer …

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First Lady hosts luncheon for WAD’s adolescent moms programme beneficiaries

  • Posted: May 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 27, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, joined representatives from Women Across Differences (WAD), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited, volunteers and beneficiaries of the WAD’s Mothers for Change programme for adolescent mothers for a special luncheon at the Georgetown Club. The First Lady who is …

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New UG Vice-Chancellor calls on President

  • Posted: May 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 27, 2016) President David Granger, today, met with Professor Ivelaw Griffith at the Ministry of the Presidency. Professor Griffith, who was recently appointed as the tenth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG), said that he sees his new position as an opportunity to give back to his country. During the …

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