Day: <span>February 27, 2017</span>
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Starkey Foundation pays courtesy call on First Lady

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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