Day: <span>August 16, 2016</span>
Monument. Demerara Revolt 1823

President to attend commemoration ceremony for 1823 Slave Rebellion

  • Posted: August 16, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 16, 2016) President David Granger will be attending a commemorative ceremony in observance of the 193rd anniversary of the Demerara Slave Rebellion of 1823 on Saturday August 20 at 08:00h at the 1823 Monument at Atlantic Avenue (Kitty sea wall). The ceremony is being hosted by the Education Ministry’s Department of …

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Passport Office opens in Linden – as government advanced decentralising of services

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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 16, 2016) A Passport Office was today opened in Linden, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten), in keeping with Government’s policy of decentralising such services across al the regions of the country. Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, announced the opening on Thursday, August 11, when he visited the mining town to participate …

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Over 200 jobs to be created through SLED Initiative in the medium term -160 youths from the 10 Regions graduated from the programme

  • Posted: August 16, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 15, 2016) A young woman, who was given a fresh start in life when she received amnesty under President David Granger’s policy of giving second chances to non-violent, non-cocaine offenders, was able to completely turn her life around and is now a proud owner of a thriving poultry rearing business as …

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Self Reliance workshop will empower you to transform your lives and Region – First Lady tells Port Kaituma participants

  • Posted: August 16, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 15, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, encouraged the latest batch of participants in the Self Reliance and Success in Business Workshop for Women to capitalise on the opportunity to learn new skills that will empower them to better manage their homes, businesses and contribute to community development. “The aim …

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