Month: <span>May 2017</span>
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Climate mitigation and resilience efforts must begin at the community level -Minister Harmon says at Regional Capacity Building Workshop National Adaptation Plan (NAP)

  • Posted: May 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this morning, said that even as climate change is addressed at the national level as a part of Guyana’s ‘green’ development policy position, communities must also be equipped with the necessary tools, training and knowledge since this is where the effects are most …

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Sister Noel Menezes launches new book on Guyana at age 87

  • Posted: May 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2017) President David Granger, last evening, paid homage to his former history lecturer at the University of Guyana (UG), distinguished historian and humanitarian, Sister Mary Noel Menezes, who at age 87, launched her new book entitled ‘Guyana and the Wider World’, which features a collection of her essays and addresses. …

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CIOG donates food supplies to flood affected Regions

  • Posted: May 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, accepted a donation of food supplies from the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG), for residents of the flood affected areas in Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) and Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight) at the CIOG headquarters in Georgetown. In accepting the donation, the First Lady commended …

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First Lady urges educators to be standard bearers – at closing ceremony of Project Happiness workshop

  • Posted: May 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, called on educators, welfare officers and other stakeholders to be standard bearers and positive influences on the children in their care, many of whom face difficult situations daily. She made these remarks at the closing ceremony of the second ReThink – Project Happiness …

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Regions Seven and Eight gradually returning to normalcy -Government Ministries to assist in recovery and rebuilding processes

  • Posted: May 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2017) Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight) and Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) are gradually returning to normalcy as floodwaters continue to recede. The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is working with the Ministries of Agriculture, Communities, Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and Social Protection to assist the residents in their recovery and rebuilding efforts. The Ministry of …

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First Couple celebrates 47th Wedding Anniversary

  • Posted: May 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2017) His Excellency, President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, are today, celebrating their 47th Wedding Anniversary. Please join us in extending best wishes to the First Couple on the celebration of this milestone.  

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First Lady, Project Happiness host second workshop for education stakeholders

  • Posted: May 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2017) First Lady, Mr. Sandra Granger, today, encouraged teachers to ensure that they equip themselves with the knowledge that will help them to create nurturing environments so that their students can thrive. She made these remarks at the opening of the second ReThink – Project Happiness Train the Trainer Workshop, …

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Message from the honourable Dr. George Norton, Minister of Social Cohesion on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

  • Posted: May 29, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2017) Muslims in Guyana and across the world are observing Ramadan, the holy month of fasting and religious devotion, which commemorates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad, according to Islamic belief. The Ministry of Social Cohesion recognises the importance of this annual period of devotion, which is one …

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First Lady fires starting pistol for Independence 5km and 10km road races

  • Posted: May 29, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday morning, joined former national athlete, Mrs. Burgess Williams-Forde and members of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) to fire the starting pistol at the beginning of the 5km and 10km road races on Carifesta Avenue. In an invited comment, Mrs. Burgess Williams-Forde, who …

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