Day: <span>May 23, 2016</span>

President meets Guyanese scholar Kelly Hyles

  • Posted: May 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 23, 2016) President David Granger, today, met with Ms. Kelly Hyles, the 17-year-old Guyanese girl, who was accepted into 21 colleges across the United States of America, including eight Ivy League universities. Ms. Hyles was accompanied to the Ministry of the Presidency by her mother, Ms. Anetta Earl, her aunt, Mrs. …

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Transcript of the Address of His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to the Parliament of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana May 12, 2016.

  • Posted: May 23, 2016
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The Year of Renaissance Mr. Speaker, thank you for your kind welcome to address the house today as we approach our fiftieth anniversary of Independence. Honourable Prime Minister, Mr. Moses Nagamootoo; Vice President, Ministers of the Government, Leader of the Opposition, Members of the National Assembly, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Clerk of the National …

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Connecting digitally for the Good Life -the ICT sector needs women

  • Posted: May 23, 2016
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By Fauya Cromwell PREVIOUS articles in this series alluded to the meaning of “the Good Life”. This article highlights some of the challenges that women in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) experience as they strive to attain “the Good Life”. In my teens, I was awarded a Government scholarship to study Computer Engineering in Cuba. …

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First Lady opens 5k and 10k Jubilee Road Race

  • Posted: May 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 22, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, early this morning, opened the five and 10 kilometres Jubilee Road Race hosted by the Athletics Association of Guyana in collaboration with the Ex-Athletes group, which is based in the United States of America. The five kilometres race featured runners under 16 years of …

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First Lady honoured by Guyana Action Committee

  • Posted: May 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 21, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this evening, was awarded for her contribution to the improvement in the lives of the most vulnerable sections of the Guyanese population by the Guyana Action Committee (GAC). The award was presented at the GAC’s fundraising gala, held at the Pegasus Hotel, Kingston. The …

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Caribbean’s case for ‘reparative justice’ is righteous; will give our children ‘a better deal’ – President says at CARICOM International Youth Reparations Rally

  • Posted: May 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 20, 2016) President David Granger, this evening, voiced his support for Guyana and CARICOM Reparations Committees’ calls for reparations from Europe for the trans-Atlantic African slave trade, explaining that a holistic plan is needed so the Caribbean’s children “would have a better deal than we ourselves have had”. The President was …

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