Month: <span>February 2017</span>
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Major policy decisions coming out of Ministerial Conference to be announced soon -President says coalition remains strong

  • Posted: February 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 28, 2017) The Government of Guyana, today, discussed major policy positions on a number of key areas, such as Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo), the education and housing sectors and foreign relations at the first Ministerial Conference of 2017. Following the close of the meeting, which includes both Cabinet and non-Cabinet Ministers, …

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Starkey Foundation pays courtesy call on First Lady

  • Posted: February 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger was, today, paid a courtesy call by Starkey Hearing Foundation, Director of Global Health and Research, Dr. Luqman Lawal and Director of Programs (Caribbean Region), Mr. Derek T. Johnson. The meeting was held at the Office of the First Lady at State House. Members …

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President supports phase two roll out of Grade Six Examination online application

  • Posted: February 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2017) President David Granger, today, announced that through the National Endowment For Science And Technology (NEST) Programme, he will provide support for the roll out of Phase Two of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) Application. The free mathematics practice and examination online application, which was officially launched today and …

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CDC holds consultations to develop Regional Disaster Risk Management Systems

  • Posted: February 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2017) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in partnership with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Agency (CDEMA), last week, concluded a round of consultations with stakeholders in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) and Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region 10). The consultations, which are aimed at gathering data on hazards and vulnerabilities within the Regions, …

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President receives book chronicling history of his alma mater

  • Posted: February 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2017) President David Granger, today, received a copy of book that was penned in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Institute of International Relations at the University of the West Indies of which he is an alumnus. The book entitled ‘A History of the Institute of International Relations: 50 …

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Men must take greater responsibility for their families -President Granger says at Annual Men’s Day Service

  • Posted: February 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2017) President David Granger issued a called for men to assume their rightful place in the home, to treat their partners as their equals and to assume greater responsibility for their children so as to reduce the incidence of dysfunctional households in which anti-social behaviour could flourish. The Head of …

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Minister Norton meets with Charity residents over community concerns

  • Posted: February 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2017) Social Cohesion Minister, Dr. George Norton on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 met with residents of Charity, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two) including teachers, business owners and members of the Regional and Neighbourhood Democratic councils to discuss issues affecting that community. Some of the concerns raised by the residents included truancy, school …

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“Government won’t leave Sophia behind” -President at commissioning ceremony for new road, water distribution system

  • Posted: February 25, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 24, 2017) President David Granger, today, pledged the Government’s commitment to ensuring that the ward of Sophia is provided with all the necessary facilities and services that a community should have. He made this commitment at the commissioning ceremony of a new ‘ring’ road and a water production and distribution system …

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President attends Maha Shivaraatri prayers at Cove and John Ashram

  • Posted: February 24, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 24, 2017) President David Granger has commended the Guyana Sevashram Sangha for its work in providing spiritual strength and education enlightenment to Guyanese. He was at the time speaking at the Cove and John Ashram where he joined with devotees and students of the Hindu College in their annual Maha Shivaraatri …

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Government to move to Caribbean Court of Justice on Presidential term limits ruling -AG says ruling ‘very flawed’

  • Posted: February 23, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 22, 2017) Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mr. Basil Williams has committed to taking the Presidential term limit case to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), pointing out that the ruling by the outgoing Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Carl Singh, is deeply flawed. The Court of Appeal, today, …

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