Day: <span>October 27, 2017</span>

Land Rights Commission hands over preliminary report -requests deadline extension to complete its work

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 27, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, received a preliminary report of the Land Rights Commission, which was established by President David Granger to examine and make recommendations to resolve issues and uncertainties surrounding the individual, joint or communal ownership of lands across the country. The Commission also formally …

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Joint Statement from the Government of Guyana and the Guyana Teachers’ Union

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 27, 2017) A meeting was held today Friday October 27, 2017 between the Executive of the Guyana Teachers’ Union and the Honorable Minister of State to discuss the Union’s concerns about the lack of progress with regard to negotiations of salary increases and other non-salary benefits for its members. The Union …

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Linden youths benefit from Diversity Education and Inclusion Workshop

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 26, 2017) As the Ministry of Social Cohesion advances its mandate of creating a more unified society, it hosted a Diversity Education and Inclusion Workshop today in Linden at the Region 10 Business Centre. The workshop, which is the second of its kind in the region and the second that has …

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Minister Norton implores students of Green Acres School to be well-rounded

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Georgetown, Guyana –(October 26th, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. George Norton, today, declared open the Green Acres School Group Annual Inter-house Sports at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) sports ground, where he implored the students to be not just academically inclined but more rounded students, participating in …

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Minister Norton notes developmental progress in Region 9 Indigenous communities

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 24, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion with the responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. George Norton said that he is impressed with the development initiatives in some Indigenous communities during his visits last weekend to six villages in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine), where he and a team from the …

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Region Five gets $19M for rehabilitation works in five communities

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 26, 2017) The Ministry of Social Cohesion with the responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport handed over a $19 Million cheque to the Regional Executive Officer of Region Five, Mr. Ovid Morrison for five community grounds in the region to be enhanced. The presentation was made yesterday at a Ministry’s sensitisation …

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