Day: <span>August 20, 2016</span>

Innovation, economic diversification vital to transform resource-rich Corentyne -President Granger tells residents at opening of 12th Berbice Expo

  • Posted: August 20, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 20, 2016) The need for economic diversification, promotion of entrepreneurship, more focus on technical education, greater security, dealing with the high rate of migration, transitioning to a green economy and changing the status quo of the way business is done were some of the key points raised, last evening, as President …

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Address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of the commemoration ceremony of the Demerara Revolt. 1823.

  • Posted: August 20, 2016
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We are assembled today to commemorate the massacre, which occurred, and to pay homage to the martyrs, who were killed, on Wednesday 20th August 1823 at Bachelor’s Adventure on the East Coast, during the Demerara Revolt.  This atrocity, the arrests and subsequent executions at the Militia Parade Ground and elsewhere were, perhaps, the single most …

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‘I believe in empowering women to speak for themselves’ – First Lady tells Port Kaituma Self Reliance graduates

  • Posted: August 20, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 19, 2016) Thirty women were, this morning, deemed women of success by First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, in her address at the closing ceremony of the Self Reliance and Success in Business Workshop, held at the Port Kaituma Community Centre, Matarkai Sub-Region, Barima-Waini (Region One). “Your education is a lifelong process, …

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