Day: <span>December 4, 2016</span>

Guyana to participate in CARICOM Diplomats Training Programme in India

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Ms. Roxanne la Roc, Foreign Service Officer III and Ms. Sandy Williams, Foreign Trade Officer, both of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will attend a Mid-Level Diplomats Training Programme for CARICOM Member States, which will be held in New Delhi, India from December 5 – 16. The Programme will …

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Guyana to participate in Caribbean Development Bank’s 274th Board of Directors sitting

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Ms. Sheranne Isaacs and Ms. Donna Levi, Guyana’s Director and Alternate Director on the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Board of Directors, respectively, will attend the Bank’s 274th sitting of the Board of Directors at its headquarters in Bridgetown, Barbados from December 6-8. This meeting will facilitate the presentation of …

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Guyana participated in Summit for Higher Education and Teacher Development

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Guyana recently sent a representative to a Higher Education and Teacher Training in Latin America and the Caribbean Forum, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ms. Viola Rowe, Principal of the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) attended the two-day Summit, which was conducted from December 2-3. The Summit was …

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Guyana to particpate in Regional Quality Assurance Framework meeting in St Kitts

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Head of the Division of Trade and Prices, Bureau of Statistics, Ms. Maxine Bentt will be attending a Regional Quality Assurance Framework that will be hosted by Statistics Canada in Basseterre, St. Kitts from December 5-9, 2016. The Meeting will seek to develop a CARICOM Regional Quality Assurance Framework …

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Guyana participates in child labour meeting in Brazil

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Guyana recently participated in the Regional Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour meeting, held in Fortaleza, Brazil. Cabinet approved the attendance of Mr. Vickram Mohabir, Senior Guidance and Counselling Officer, Ministry of Education at the sessions, which were held from November 28 – December …

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Senior Parliamentary Counsel to attend Anti-Corruption Policy Workshop

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Senior Parliamentary Counsel, Ms. Joann Bond, will be attending a High Level Anti-Corruption Policy Workshop in Trinidad and Tobago from December 8-9, 2016. The workshop is being hosted by the Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Prevention Regional Initiative of Trinidad and Tobago, in collaboration with the United Kingdom Foreign and …

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Japanese grant funds reallocated for purchase of renewable energy streetlights

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Cabinet has agreed to cancel the residual funds allocated to National Hardware (Guyana) Limited, under the Japanese Non-Project Grant Aid (JNPGA) of 2013 and to reallocate those funds for the procurement of renewable energy and energy efficient street lights on highways, in townships and Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs). These …

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Cabinet approves Board of Directors for the National Library

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Cabinet approved the appointment of the Board of Directors for the National Library for a period of two years. The Directors who were appointed are as follows: • Mr. Petamber Persaud- Chairman• Ms. Gwyneth George- University of Guyana Librarian• Ms. Nadia Carter- Archivist, Guyana National Archives• Ms. Mohini Ramlakhan- …

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Cabinet approves Board for the Council for Technical and Vocational Education Training

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) Cabinet approved the appointment of the Board of Directors for the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) for a period of two years. The Directors who were appointed are as follows:• Mr. Clinton Williams – Chairman• Mr. Archibald Clifton – Guyana Association of Professional Engineers• Mr. …

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President fetes over 300 children at West Berbice

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 4, 2016) As the year winds down and Guyanese prepare to usher in 2017, President David Granger is urging citizens to hold strong to the value of fellowship, which is best exemplified at Christmas time. The President made these remarks today at Onderneeming Village, West Coast Berbice, where he distributed Christmas …

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