Day: <span>May 20, 2016</span>

Venezuela crisis: Guyana to take appropriate actions as the need arises -closely monitoring situation

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 20, 2016) The Government of Guyana is closely monitoring the situation in neighbouring Venezuela since reports surfaced suggesting a possible refugee crisis. Yesterday, President David Granger said that Guyana is obligated to accept Guyanese who wish to return home. “I am very concerned about what is taking place particularly the possibility …

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Guyana a ‘bright star’ among neighbouring states – Dutch Ambassador – commits to continued strong relations with Guyana

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 19, 2016) Ambassador of The Kingdom of Netherlands in Suriname, Mr. Ernst Noorman, today, singled out Guyana as a “bright star” in the Region, noting that its political stability and current optimistic oil exploration activities make the country a boon to investors. The Ambassador, who is based at the Embassy of …

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Ministers Harmon, Hughes conduct site visit of ICT Centre of Excellence

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 19, 2016) Work is moving apace for the establishment of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre of Excellence for which a Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed between the Governments of Guyana and India. Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, Minister of Public Telecommunications, Mrs. Catherine Hughes and Indian High …

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Ex-police groups of Canada, US, donate over US$1,700 to President’s ‘Five Bs’ programme

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 19, 2016) Representatives from the Ex-Police Association of the United States of America and the Canadian Chapters, today, donated US$1,760 or GYD$352,000 to President David Granger’s ‘Five Bs’ programme, during a courtesy call at the Ministry of the Presidency. Mr. Leroy Charles, President of the Ex-Police Association of the USA, Mr. …

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President meets Heads of Agencies in natural resources sector – to determine state of readiness for transition to ‘green’ economy

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 18, 2016) President David Granger, today, met with the Heads of the various agencies under the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Ministry of the Presidency and the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, which together have responsibilities for Guyana’s natural resources to assess Guyana’s preparedness for the transition to a ‘green’ economy. The …

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President meets with Georgetown Mayor, Town Clerk

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 18, 2016) President David Granger, today, met with Georgetown Mayor, Mrs. Patricia Chase-Green and Town Clerk, Mr. Royston King at the Ministry of the Presidency to discuss the work of the Municipality. The Head of State assured them of his Administration’s support for the work of the Council but made it …

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First Lady explores areas for partnership with Women for a Green Economy

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 18, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with representatives from Women for a Green Economy at her State House Office. Woziero Esther Gittens, Chairperson of the group, Ms. Karen Nieunenkirk, Ms. Vanessa Peters and Ms. Nicola DaSilva, Vice Chairperson attended the meeting. Ms. DaSilva said the group is cognisant …

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