Month: <span>December 2016</span>

Government calls for an immediate retraction of misleading stories on Red House -Conservatory Order was not granted

  • Posted: December 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 31, 2016) The Government of Guyana refutes the irresponsible and untrue headlines and content, therein, of three articles, which were published in the Saturday, December 31, 2016 editions of the Stabroek News, the Kaieteur News and the Guyana Times. Contrary to the articles, the High Court did not grant the Conservatory …

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Government, Opposition, Unions meet to begin consultations on future of sugar industry -parties pleased with Government’s move to consult

  • Posted: December 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 31, 2016) A team from the Government, the Parliamentary Opposition, the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), the Guyana Agricultural and Workers’ Union (GAWU) and the National Association of Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE), today, met at the Ministry of the Agriculture to begin consultations to determine a way forward for the …

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President Granger announces Senior Counsel appointments

  • Posted: December 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 31, 2016) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, is pleased to appoint the following persons as Senior Counsel, learned in the law in Guyana, on account of their exemplary experience, erudition, excellence and diligence in the practice of the law, with effect from January 1, …

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$10 million for Salvation Army’s Rehabilitation Programme in 2017 – Minister Ally pledges continued support

  • Posted: December 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 30, 2016) Minster of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, this evening, announced Government’s allocation of $10M towards the advancement of the work of the Salvation Army in Guyana’s Rehabilitation Programme for 2017. The Minister made this announcement at the Organisation’s Past and Current Clients’ Reunion Dinner at their headquarters in Water …

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Government’s long term energy plan to be completed by mid-January -Independent review of Amaila Falls Hydropower Project points to several deficiencies

  • Posted: December 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 23, 2016) Guyana’s long term energy plan for the transition to the increased use of renewable energy is expected to be presented to Cabinet by mid-January. Minister of Public Infrastructure, Mr. David Patterson, in an invited comment, earlier today, said that “final touches are being made to the draft document” and …

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Minister Harmon hosts Boxing Day party for children at Phoenix Park

  • Posted: December 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 26, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and his eldest daughter, Ms. Daniele Harmon-Klien, today, spread holiday cheer to about 150 children of Phoenix Park, Vreed-en-Hoop, Best Village and other neighbouring communities on the West Bank of Demerara at a an annual Christmas party held at the Minister’s home. The …

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President Granger attends Chief of Staff ‘Christmas Drink’

  • Posted: December 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 23, 2016) President David Granger, earlier this evening, attended the Chief of Staff’s Christmas Drink, an annual military tradition, held at the Base Camp Ayanganna Officers’ Club. There, the President interacted with the senior officers and other partners of the Force. Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, …

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President joins Christmas shoppers and vendors on Regent Street

  • Posted: December 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 24, 2016) President David Granger, today, took a walk along Regent Street, the City’s main shopping hub, where he mingled with vendors, business proprietors and citizens, who were doing their last minute Christmas shopping. Christmas Eve hugs! This little lady was very excited to meet with President David Granger. The Head …

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