Day: <span>October 20, 2017</span>

National Sports Commission hosts second Special School Athletic Sports

  • Posted: October 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 20, 2017) Director of Sport, Mr. Christopher Jones, today, declared open the 2nd Special Schools Athletic Sports, which was hosted by the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport, which falls within the purview of the Ministry of Social Cohesion, in collaboration with the National Sports Commission (NSC). Students from ten special …

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President swears in Justice (ret’d) Patterson as new GECOM Chairman

  • Posted: October 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 19, 2017) President David Granger, this evening, swore in Justice (Retired) James Patterson as the new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in keeping with Article 161 (2) of the Constitution of Guyana. The Head of State placed reliance on the ruling of the Honourable Chief Justice, Madame Roxanne George-Wiltshire’s …

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Luminous Women treat senior citizens to lunch and a movie

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Georgetown, Guyana (October 19, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger along with the Luminous Women’s Group, in celebration of the Month of the Elderly, today, treated senior citizens to Lunch and a Movie at the Ramanda Georgetown Princess Hotel. During her greeting, the First Lady encouraged the seniors to find joy in new experiences. “This …

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Guyana receives GY$9.2M grant to assist in protected areas management

  • Posted: October 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 19, 2017) The Protected Areas Commission (PAC), this morning, received a GY$9.2M grant from the Protected Areas Trust (PAT), through funding from Conservation International (CI) and the Government of Germany, which is expected to help with the effective management of Guyana’s protected areas. The Grant Agreement was signed at a simple …

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