Month: <span>October 2017</span>

Airlines to fly 80 Guyanese home from hurricane ravaged Caribbean islands

  • Posted: October 06, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 5, 2017) Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said that approximately 80 Guyanese will be flown home after the recent hurricanes, which left the Caribbean islands of Dominica, British Virgin Islands and Barbuda with catastrophic damage. The Prime Minister made this announcement today at the John Fernandes Limited (JFL) wharf when he, along …

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His Excellency Brigadier David Granger at the 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of the People’s National Congress

  • Posted: October 05, 2017
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It was a great day for British Guiana when, sixty years ago on 5th October 1957, the People’s National Congress was established.It was a great day when, happily, Comrade Forbes Burnham, our founder-leader, together with Comrade Joseph Prayag Lachhmansingh, our founder-chairman and Comrade Jane Phillips-Gay our founder of the Women’s Movement, set out on a …

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Minister Norton attends the launching of 7th Guyana Softball Cup Cricket Tournament

  • Posted: October 05, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 4, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. George Norton, today, welcomed the launching of the 7th Guyana Softball Cup Cricket Tournament organised by the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association, which he says will boost sport tourism in Guyana. During his remarks at the opening …

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Ministry of the Presidency condemns misleading Christopher Ram letter

  • Posted: October 04, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 3, 2017) The Ministry of the Presidency (MotP) firmly rejects and condemns as iniquitous and misleading, the contents of a letter written by Mr. Christopher Ram, headlined “What are the real curses” and published in the Stabroek News on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The contents of that letter were then carried …

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President accredits new Ambassadors of Austria, Azerbaijan

  • Posted: October 04, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 4, 2017) President David Granger expressed his Government’s willingness to explore deeper cooperation with its bilateral partners, particularly in the areas of e-governance, electronic services, oil and gas and renewable energy generation, agriculture, culture, education, environmental protection, forest management, information technology, investment, public health and various other fields of economic enterprise. …

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Six containers ready for shipment to hurricane ravaged Dominica and Antigua

  • Posted: October 04, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 3, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, today, inspected six containers, valued at approximately $20 million in relief supplies, which are at the Guyana National Industrial Company (GNIC) wharf awaiting shipment to the islands of Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica, which were severely affected by …

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President calls for commitment to environmental protection -at tree planting exercise to kick off PNC’s 60th Anniversary Celebrations in Linden

  • Posted: October 02, 2017
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Linden, Guyana – (October 1, 2017) President David Granger, this morning, kicked off the 60th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s National Congress (PNC) with a tree planning exercise on Burnham Drive in Wismar, Linden in Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten). The event, which comes ahead of National Tree Day, which will be observed on …

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