Day: <span>June 9, 2016</span>

Guyana participating in Adaptation Fund workshop in Honduras

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) Guyana participated in the ‘Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Workshop for Enhancing Knowledge on the Adaptation Fund Project Development Process and Project Full Cycle’ in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Cabinet approved Guyana’s attendance at the two-day workshop, which started on June 7 and concludes on today. It is expected that …

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Crime Chief participating in Safe City Summit in Mexico

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) Crime Chief, Senior Superintendent Mr. Wendell Blanhum is wrapping up his participation in the two-day Huawei Safe and Smart City 2016 Summit in Mexico City, Mexico. Guyana’s participation in the forum was made possible through an invitation from Mr. Timothy Odiean of Huawei Technologies, Mexico. Huawei is a world …

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Guyana participating in hazard analysis training in Washington, DC

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) Guyana is currently wrapping up participation in a ‘Regional Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Training in Washington DC, United States of America, which has been organised by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). Cabinet approved the attendance of Dr. Ozaye Dodson, Veterinary Public Health Officer, Ministry …

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Guyana to participate in food safety capacity building workshop in Panama

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) Cabinet approved Guyana’s participation in a joint Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)/Government of the Swiss Confederation regional workshop aimed at strengthening food safety systems in Panama City, Panama from June 14-16, 2016. Dr. Mark Pierre of the Ministry of the Agriculture will be attending the ‘Implementing the Codex Alimentarius …

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Cabinet approves $9.4M for Baby Heart to perform surgery on 18 children

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) Cabinet has approved financing to the value of $9.4M or the equivalent of US$44,750 for a team from the International Children’s Heart Foundation (Baby Heart) to perform cardiac operations on 18 children and provide technical support to the Paediatric Surgical Cardiac Programme at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. The …

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Guyana to participate in regional veterinary seminar

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) Guyana will participate at the Regional Seminar of the World Organisation for Animal Health’s (OIE) National Focal Points for Veterinary Laboratories from June 28-30 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr. Dane Hartley, Laboratory Manager (Ag) of the Guyana Livestock Development Authority’s Veterinary Services Laboratory and Guyana’s Focal Point for Veterinary …

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Government awaits Opposition response on Local Government Commission nominees

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) The Government of Guyana refutes claims by Executive member of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Ms. Gail Teixeira that Minister of Communities, Mr. Ronald Bulkan has not written to the Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, requesting his constitutionally mandated list of three nominees for the establishment of …

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Post-Cabinet press briefings to resume from next week

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) President David Granger, early this morning, announced that the traditional post-Cabinet press briefings will continue as per normal and that the next one will be held next week. He made this announcement during his weekly programme, ‘The Public Interest’ for which recordings resumed today after a two week hiatus …

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President meets with CIOG reps

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) President David Granger, today, received a courtesy call from members of the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG), who presented him with a prayer for the nation etched on a brass-plated plaque. The meeting was held at the Ministry of the Presidency. The prayer was done by the CIOG’s …

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President hails Guyana/Russia relations – at National Day reception

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) President David Granger, last evening, reiterated Guyana’s commitment to strengthening ties with the Russian Federation at a reception held to mark National Day at the Russian Embassy in Kitty. The President was accompanied by his wife, First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger. Prime Minister, Mr. Moses Nagamootoo and several Government …

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