Month: <span>July 2016</span>

CARICOM still fundamental to development of Caribbean Region

  • Posted: July 05, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 5, 2016) CARICOM Heads, yesterday, reaffirmed their commitment to regional integration to making the community work for the benefit of all of the peoples of the Caribbean region. CARICOM Heads of State are currently in Guyana for the 37th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government. The conference opened, last evening, …

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First Lady tells residents at Millicent Greaves home to savour each new day – at fifth anniversary reception

  • Posted: July 05, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 4, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this afternoon, encouraged the residents of the Millicent Greaves Memorial Senior Citizens’ Residence to enjoy every new day of life and commended the care-givers at the facility for their dedication. “Each day is a gift to savour and to gather new experiences,” Mrs. Granger …

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Minister Harmon calls on cricket stakeholders to allow the sport to be a ‘unifying force’ – Demerara Cricket Club Induction

  • Posted: July 04, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 3, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, last evening, called on cricket stakeholders to work together to resolve the existing differences so that young cricketers are not hampered in their development.   Minister Harmon was at the time addressing awardees and special invitees at the Demerara Cricket Club’s Annual Awards Ceremony …

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President Granger meets with Dominican Prime Minister – ahead of CARICOM HOGM

  • Posted: July 03, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 3, 2016) His Excellency President David Granger, this morning, sat down for a breakfast meeting with the Right Honourable, Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica, who is in Guyana for the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Thirty-Seventh Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government. The Meeting will be held from July 4-6, 2016 …

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Youth Empowerment initiatives aim for brighter future for Guyana’s youth

  • Posted: July 03, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 1, 2016) The single most important group of people in Guyana is the nation’s youth. They represent Guyana’s potential to march into the future and adequately tackle modern day challenges and harness the country’s resources to ensure the good life is a sustainable goal for all Guyanese. However, this group is …

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Guyana welcomes Canada’s support on border controversy – President Granger at Canada Day observance

  • Posted: July 02, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 2, 2016) President David Granger, last evening, extended Guyana’s gratitude to the Government and people of Canada for the firm support that country has shown in the face of the ongoing Guyana/Venezuela border controversy, even as he committed to ensuring that the bilateral ties between the two countries remain strong. The …

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First Lady hands over school bus, bicycles in Mahdia – donated under President’s ‘Five Bs’ programme

  • Posted: July 02, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 30, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this afternoon, presented a school bus and 25 bicycles to the regional education department and school children in Mahdia, Potaro-Siparuni Region. The 15-seater school bus and bicycles had been donated by Professor Suresh Narine, Director of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology and …

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First Lady praises 28 Mahdia graduates for ‘staying the course’ – Self Reliance workshop

  • Posted: July 01, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 1, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger was, this midday, greeted by an exuberant group of confident businesswomen at the closing ceremony of the Self-Reliance and Success in Business Workshop, which was held at the Community Centre, Mahdia, Sub-Region Two, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight). The First Lady congratulated the 28 women, who …

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Community based group formed to support social cohesion

  • Posted: July 01, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 1, 2016) Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, earlier today, met with several representatives of the newly formed group, ‘Indian Vision for National Harmony’, to discuss their objectives and how the Ministry and organisation can collaborate to achieve the vision of national unity and social cohesion. The members also used …

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