Day: <span>August 6, 2016</span>
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First Lady pleased by massive response to Lego Robotics STEM workshop

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 6, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, said that she is encouraged by the interest that the Lego Robotics Building and Programming Workshop has generated in young people and she expressed hope that the “seamless” collaboration that facilitated the sessions can be expanded to benefit more young people in communities …

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President visits St. Lucian Cub Scout at GPHC -The eight-year old is likely to be released early next week

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 6, 2016) President David Granger, earlier today, visited little Nick Josh Omari Joseph, the injured St. Lucian Cub Scout, at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) to check on the progress of his recovery. His mother, Ms. Delia Finistere, was at his bedside during the visit, along with neurosurgeon, Dr. Amarnauth …

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Forbes Burnham was the author of social cohesion, architect of national unity – President Granger pays tribute on the late President’s 31st death anniversary

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 6, 2016) President David Granger, this morning, paid tribute to Guyana’s first Executive President and founder of the People’s National Congress (PNC), Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham, O.E., S.C, on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of his death. The wreath laying ceremony was held at the Mausoleum at the Seven Ponds …

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First Lady attends Graduation for ICT Training, Youth Development Initiative

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 5, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger believes that once children are given the right tools, they will press on to higher heights in their education and every other aspect of their lives. The First Lady, yesterday, expressed this view at the Graduation Ceremony of the ICT Training Programme and the …

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Guyana must prepare to exploit prospects as new economic sectors emerge – President Granger at launch of GAICO Construction’s Oil Spill Response Services

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 5, 2016) President David Granger, last evening, called on the business community and the rest of the nation to capitalise on new economic sectors, which will emerge as Guyana transitions into an oil and gas economy, even as the country seeks to create a balanced and diversified ‘green’ economy. The President, …

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Minister Ally to work with Mahaica-Berbice councillors on the way forward – following reconciliation

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 5, 2016) Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, yesterday morning, commended the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five) for their positive response to President David Granger’s call for reconciliation and advised them that she now intends to work even closer with them to support the strengthening of relationships …

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Minister Harmon receives courtesy call from TERI officials

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 5, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, yesterday afternoon, received a courtesy call from Director of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Dr. G. Rudra Rao and Mr. Shyam Nokta, TERI Chief Representative for the Caribbean, at the Ministry of the Presidency. The TERI and the Guyana Government entered into …

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Minister Harmon receives courtesy call from new GRA Commissioner General

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 5, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, yesterday afternoon, congratulated Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr. Godfrey Statia on his new appointment, during his first official meeting at the Ministry of the Presidency. Minister Harmon welcomed Mr. Statia and informed him that the Ministry has an open …

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