Day: <span>May 18, 2017</span>

President Granger visits upbeat Dr. Norton at hospital

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 18, 2017) Doctors at the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) continue to monitor Dr. George Norton, Minister of Social Cohesion, whose condition remains stable up to press time. President David Granger, accompanied by Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and Minister of Public Infrastructure, Mr. …

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Government working assiduously to bring relief to Region 8 residents – Minister Harmon

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 18, 2017) President David Granger has instructed that all available resources be utilised to bring immediate relief to those affected by the severe flooding in Kaibarupai, Sand Hill, Chenapou, Waipa and surrounding areas in Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight), as a result of the overtopping of several rivers, including the Ireng river. Minister …

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Ministry of the Presidency rejects malicious Guyana Times headline

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 18, 2017) The Ministry of the Presidency rejects the malicious and misleading headline in the May 18, 2017 edition of the Guyana Times newspaper, headlined “President instructs AG not to apologise”, in which His Excellency President David Granger’s utterances were deliberately misrepresented. Speaking to members of the press after the swearing …

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Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton hospitalised

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 18, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton has been admitted to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for observation, after complaining of feeling unwell. The Ministry of the Presidency will provide relevant updates where necessary.

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29 stakeholders complete CDC’s Mass Casualty Management training

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 17, 2017) As Government moves to strengthen crowd management systems and its response to mass casualty management, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), today, concluded a one-week long Mass Casualty Management (MCM) System workshop, from which 29 participants from 10 organisations learnt internationally accredited mass gatherings management techniques. The training aimed to …

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Examination of second GECOM List ongoing – Guyana Times article erroneous

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 17, 2017) President David Granger, today, confirmed that contrary to reports, the examination of the curriculum vitae (CV) of the second list of nominees for the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is ongoing in order to ensure that they fulfil the criteria as laid out in the Constitution of …

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Government assessing incidence of sudden flooding in Region 8

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 17, 2017) The Government of Guyana through the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), the Guyana Police Force and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) are actively assessing the sudden incidence of flooding in Kaibarupai, Sand Hill and Waipa in Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight), even as a coordinated disaster response is being put in place. …

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Guyana’s new Ombudsman sworn in

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May, 17 2017) Retired Justice Winston Patterson was, today, sworn in by President David Granger as Guyana’s new Ombudsman, during a simple ceremony at State House. The Head of State said that the position of Ombudsman is of significant importance to the nation, as the holder serves as an advocate for members …

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