Day: <span>May 25, 2017</span>

New Commercial and Deeds Registry Board appointed

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet at its Tuesday, May 23, 2017 meeting granted its approval for the appointment of the Governing Board of the Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority, which will be Chaired by Ms. Christine MC Gowan. Ms. Zanna Frank will serve as the Deputy Registrar of Deeds and Ms. Nicole Prince, …

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Lottery Committee, CH&PA Audit Reports handed over to Cabinet

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet has directed that the Reports and Reviews of the operations of the Guyana Lottery Committee (GLC) and the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) be handed over to the Commissioner of Police for investigations. On Tuesday, Minister within the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Jaipaul Sharma, handed over the …

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Cabinet notes award of contract for emergency repairs to MV Kanawan

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet, at this week’s sitting, noted the award of a contract for emergency repairs to the generator set of the Transport and Harbours Department Ferry, MV Kanawan. The contract, which is to the tune of $13,048,010, has been awarded to Courtney Benn Contracting Services Limited. The MV Kanawan was …

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Guyanese to participate in UN 2017 Summer Youth Assembly

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Guyana will participate in the twentieth session of the United Nations’ Summer Youth Assembly to be held at its headquarters in New York from August 8-13, 2017, which will focus on involving youth leaders in advancing measures for sustainable development under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS). The green light …

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Guyana to be represented at International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet has announced Guyana’s participation at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Council of National Nursing Association Representatives Congress in Barcelona Spain, on May 25 – June 1, 2017. During the course of this training, the nurses’ Congress is expected to demonstrate and advance the contributions of …

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Two to represent Guyana at Public Investment Management workshop

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Guyana will participate in the International Monetary Fund’s Public Investment Management Assessment (PIMA), workshop in St. George’s, Grenada from May 30 – June 2, 2017. Coming out of Cabinet discussions, it was decided that Financial Analyst II in the Project Cycle Management Division, Ms. Tracy Blair and Head of …

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New Small Business Bureau CEO appointed

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet, at its most recent meeting, approved the appointment of Mr. Lovell Porter as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Small Business Bureau (SBB), effective June 1, 2017. Mr. Lovell holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management and a Doctorate in …

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Let Independence be a renewed beginning for a unified, socially cohesive country -Minister Harmon tells Region Three residents

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, urged the residents of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three) to use the occasion of the country’s 51st Independence Anniversary to embrace each other irrespective of cultural, social or political differences and to work along with the Government to build a unified, socially …

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Message by Dr. George Norton, Minister of Social Cohesion on the occasion of Guyana’s 51st Independence Anniversary

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Fifty-one years ago, our beautiful country; Guyana finally broke free of the chains of British rule by gaining political independence, allowing us to manage our own affairs. This day, each year, remains one of our most significant observances. Guyanese throughout the length and breadth of the country stand in …

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