Month: <span>September 2017</span>

Self-Reliance workshop graduates to open library in Timehri

  • Posted: September 29, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana (September 29, 2017) Two graduates from First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger’s 20th Self-Reliance and Success in Business workshop, today, announced plans to establish a library to benefit residents of Timehri North, East Bank Demerara (EBD). The women numbered among the 37 graduates from the five-day workshop, which was held in the auditorium of …

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Top performers in National Skip to my Lou Competition to participate in World Jump Rope Championship in Florida next year

  • Posted: September 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 28, 2017) The Ministry of Social Cohesion in collaboration with the National Sports Commission (NSC), today, hosted the National ‘Skip to my Lou’ (Jump Rope) Competition at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown. The competition, which was officially launched on September 22, is in keeping with the theme for Education Month …

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Guyana committed to upholding Rio Conventions, will play its role in fighting climate change -Minister Harmon tells Strengthening Technical Capacities workshop

  • Posted: September 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 27, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, said that the Government of Guyana is fully committed to upholding all tenets of the Rio Conventions and will continue to play its role in the fight against climate change and global warming, which are wreaking havoc on all countries around the …

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Climate modelling important for Guyana’s disaster preparedness – Director DoE says at closing of OCC workshop

  • Posted: September 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana (September 27, 2017) Director of the Department of Environment (DoE), Ministry of the Presidency, Ms. Ndibi Schwiers, today, said that the National Training Workshop in the Utility and Application of the Caribbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) Tools and Portal and other Supporting Systems for Decision Making is particularly important because it made available …

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Civil Defence Commission receives over GY$16M in items for hurricane-ravaged islands

  • Posted: September 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 27, 2017) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) today, received over GY$16M worth of much needed relief supplies from the members of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), which will be shipped to the hurricane-ravaged islands including Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica. This is in addition to the US$100,000, which has been donated …

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Message of Condolence by His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the death Glenshaun Skeete

  • Posted: September 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 27, 2017) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, is deeply saddened to learn of the death of six year-old, Glenshaun Skeete, who died under tragic circumstances, today. Glenshaun, who was a student of the St. Paul’s Primary School located at Plaisance on the East …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the reception to mark the 207th Independence Anniversary of the United States of Mexico held at the Marriott Hotel September 15, 2017

  • Posted: September 27, 2017
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President David Granger: Honourable Prime Minister, Mr. Moses Nagamootoo; Honourable Dawn Hastings-Williams, Minister of Public Affairs; Ministers of the Government; Members of the National Assembly; His Excellency, Ivan Roberto Sierra-Medel, Ambassador of Mexico to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and Mrs. Sierra-Medel; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Members of the Mexican Community; Distinguished Guests; Members …

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Address by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the National Education Rally 2017 held at the Durban Park September 15, 2017

  • Posted: September 27, 2017
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President David Granger: Honourable Prime Minister, Mr. Moses Nagamootoo; Honourable Minister of Education, Ms. Nicolette Henry; Ministers of the Government; Members of the National Assembly; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Directors; Principals; Heads; Teachers; Students; Members of the Media. Today we celebrate another National Education Day. When I was here last year, I said the …

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Remarks by His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the Parade and Grand Ceremony in observance of 175th Anniversary of Rose Hall Town held at Area ‘H’ Ground, Rose Hall Town September 14, 2017

  • Posted: September 27, 2017
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President David Granger: Thank you, please be seated. I was telling the young ladies I have never been introduced by a duet before but Rose Hall is always different, Rose Hall is always better. Regional Chairman, Mr. David Armogan; His Worship, the Mayor, Mr. Kumar Ramoo, of the town of Rose Hall; Mr. Hilbert Foster, …

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Remarks by His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of the 32nd Anniversary of President’s College September 14, 2017

  • Posted: September 27, 2017
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President David Granger: Thank you, please be seated. Chairperson of the Demerara-Mahaica Region, Ms. Genevieve Allen; Principal of President’s College, Ms. Carlyn Canterbury; Regional Education Officer, Ms. Lauren Par; Members of the Board of Governors of President’s College; members of staff; parents and guardians; President of the Student Body, Ms. Hooper; students; special invitees; members …

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