Day: <span>June 28, 2017</span>

Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at a reception held in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birth anniversary held at the residence of the British High Commissioner to Guyana on June 15, 2017

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President David Granger: Honourable Justice Yonette Cumming Edwards, Chancellor of the Judiciary; Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, Chief Justice; His Excellency, Mr. Greg Quinn, British High Commissioner and Mrs. Wendy Quinn; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; British citizens, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, members of the media. The Cooperative Republic of Guyana congratulates Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger, at the launching of “A guide to historical research” by Sister Mary Noel Menezes at the Cara Lodge May 31, 2017

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President David Granger: Thank you. Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Sister Mary Noel Menezes; Sister Celine; His Excellency the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom, Mr. Gregory Quinn; Professor Ivelaw Griffith, Vice Chancellor and Miss Gwyneth George, Librarian of the University of Guyana; Mr. Shawn McGrath; members of the head table; Alona Sankar; Winston McGowan; …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at the Protected Areas Commission Fifth Anniversary Celebration held at the Protected Areas Commission May 24, 2017

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President David Granger: Ms. Denise Fraser, Commissioner of the Protected Areas Commission; Chair of the Protected Areas Commission, Dr. Raquel Thomas-Caesar; Commissioner of Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission; members of the Diplomatic Corps, ladies and gentlemen, members of the media.I’d like to add my voice to the others who have spoken before to congratulate the …

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‘Tier 1’ ranking is proof of Government’s political will to fight human trafficking -country meets minimum standard for the elimination of TIP

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 27, 2017) After being placed on the ‘Tier 2 Watch List’ for three consecutive years from 2013-2015, Guyana has been reclassified to a ‘Tier 1’ country in the United States’ Department of State’s 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which was released today. Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Amna Ally said …

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Social Cohesion workshop launched for regional officials and municipal councillors in Region 10

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 27, 2017) The Ministry of Social Cohesion’s first Diversity Education and Inclusion Training Workshop for regional officials and municipal councillors was launched today in the boardroom of the Linden Enterprise Network (LEN) in Linden. In addition to the regional officials and Linden Town Councillors, a number of other stakeholders are also …

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First Lady attends South Road Nursery’s graduation exercise

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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 27, 2017) The graduating class of 2017 of the South Road Nursery school, were today, encouraged by the First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger to seize every educational opportunity even at their tender ages. The First Lady made these remarks at their graduation exercise, which was held at the National Cultural Centre …

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