Month: <span>September 2016</span>

Thirty Four women empowered to transform communities in Region Two

  • Posted: September 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 30, 2016) Thirty four women representing 34 villages along the Essequibo Coast can now consider themselves budding business gurus after having successfully completed the 7th training session of the Self Reliance and Success in Business workshop. The training was done in the Regional Board Room, in Anna Regina Essequibo, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region …

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New Department of Environment to push Guyana’s ‘Green Agenda’

  • Posted: September 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 30, 2016) With a packed mandate for Guyana’s development along a green pathway, the government has held true to its promise of establishing a Department of Environment (DoE), which will be headed by Advisor on Climate Change at the Ministry of the Presidency, Ms. Ndibi Schwiers.  Her appointment as Head of …

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President attends funeral of slain teacher Marisha Bowen

  • Posted: September 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 30, 2016) President David Granger, this afternoon, attended the funeral service for the late Ms. Marisha Asha Bowen, who was found dead in her Nassau, Bahamas apartment on September 9 with multiple stab wounds. The service was held at the Jesus Deliverance Mission International Church located at Thomas and Alexander Streets, …

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Message of Condolence from His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the passing of Professor Emeritus, Dr. Doris Elrina Rogers

  • Posted: September 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 30, 2016) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and his Cabinet of Ministers extend heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Professor Emeritus Dr. Doris Elrina Rogers, who passed away on September 22, 2016. Dr. Rogers was a distinguished national expert in the …

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President Granger attends funeral service of former Minister Fitz Carmichael

  • Posted: September 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 30, 2016) President David Granger, this morning, attended the funeral service of former Regional Minister and Minister of Forestry, the late Mr. Fitz Uriel Alexander Carmichael, who died on September 22 at the age of 81. The service was held at the St. James The-Less Anglican Church, Kitty, Georgetown. Attorney General …

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Tapacuma, Mainstay/Whyaka students welcome school bus

  • Posted: September 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 29, 2016) Approximately 14 months after President David Granger made the initial call on his 70th birthday for the provision of transportation to get children to school, the thirteenth school bus was commissioned today, at Tapacuma Village, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two). The 26-seater vehicle was donated to the Buses, Boats, Bicycles + …

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First Lady receives courtesy call from Giving Hope Foundation

  • Posted: September 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 29, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with a group of women, who are in the process of forming a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Giving Hope Foundation, at her office and discussed possible areas of collaboration with its representatives.  The Leader of the group, Dr. Latoya Gooding, along with …

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‘An error which ought to have been avoided’ – President Granger on Barry Dataram -urges law enforcement to use every legitimate avenue to locate suspect

  • Posted: September 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 29, 2016) President David Granger, today, urged members of the local law enforcement community to work with their counterparts in neighbouring countries and to use every possible legitimate avenue to locate and transport convicted drug lord, Mr. Barry Dataram back to Guyana. In an invited comment, President Granger said that while …

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‘Be all you can be but never forget where you came from’

  • Posted: September 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 28, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this evening, urged the National Grade Six Assessment 2016 top performers from the East Coast of Demerara to ‘be all they can be’ even as she reminded them that they must never forget where they came from or whose shoulders they stood on to …

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