Month: <span>May 2017</span>

Guyanese to participate in UN 2017 Summer Youth Assembly

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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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

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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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

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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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

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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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

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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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

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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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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President Granger calls for citizens’ stewardship over protected areas -PAC launches five-year Strategic Plan

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 24, 2017) President David Granger, today, said that the Protected Areas system will be implemented through a regionalised approach countrywide, with ‘green’ regions being administered by ‘green’ capital towns, which will each eventually have one legally-designated regional protected area. This, he said, would require every citizen to exercise stewardship over the …

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Youths urged to capitalise on empowerment initiatives -Minister Henry at National Youth Week Career Exposition and Health Fair launch

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 24, 2017) Minister within the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Ms. Nicolette Henry, today, charged the young Guyanese at the opening ceremony of the National Youth Week Career Exposition and Health Fair at Durban Park to capitalise on the opportunities that the Government has made available to them to promote …

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Ministry of Agriculture to assist Region Eight farmers in replanting efforts -CDC establishes Forward Operations Base in Kamarang

  • Posted: May 24, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 24, 2017) The Ministry of Agriculture is currently making preparations to visit and take supplies to the farmers in the Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight) area, where floodwaters have completely receded, to assist in replanting efforts even as the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has established a Forward Operations Base in neighbouring Kamarang, Cuyuni-Mazaruni …

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ExxonMobil donates $5M to CDC’s flood relief efforts

  • Posted: May 24, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 24, 2016) The Government of Guyana welcomes a donation of G$5M from ExxonMobil Guyana, which will be handed over to the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) to assist in relief efforts for flood affected areas in Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) and Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight). Senior Director, Public and Government Affairs at ExxonMobil Guyana, …

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