Month: <span>December 2017</span>

Minister Harmon distributes 300 sanitation hampers -during tour of flood-affected Albouystown

  • Posted: December 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 30, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and a team of representatives from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), the Mayor and City Council (MCC) of Georgetown and the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), earlier today, distributed 300 sanitation hampers to residents of Albouystown who have been affected by flooding due to …

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Four to be conferred with ‘Silk’ in January

  • Posted: December 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 30, 2017) Having considered their high quality of service in the legal profession, and with confidence in their knowledge of the law, His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is pleased to announce the appointment of four long-serving legal practitioners as Senior Counsel with effect from …

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Minister Harmon distributes 200 hampers to flood-affected Region Three residents – drainage structures sound, flooding due to intense rains

  • Posted: December 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 29, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this afternoon, led a team comprising representatives from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three) Democratic Council, National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA), Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) and the Water Users Association of Canals Polder to Goodland (Okoo Bridge) Canal Number …

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Public building to be renamed in Stephen Campbell’s honour

  • Posted: December 29, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 28, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr George Norton, announced that the building, which currently houses the Ministry of Citizenship will be renamed in honour of the Indigenous political leader, Mr. Stephen Joseph Campbell, who is the first Guyanese of Indigenous descent to have …

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Social Cohesion Minister fetes children of Riversview

  • Posted: December 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 28, 2017) Over the Christmas weekend, Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton, journeyed to his hometown in Riversview, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten), to spread holiday cheer. The Minister, who also holds responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, opened up his home in that community, to all of the village’s children …

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Pardoned female inmates express gratitude to President

  • Posted: December 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 28, 2017) On Christmas Eve, three of the five women who received Presidential pardons in time to be home for the holidays expressed their gratitude to the Head of State via a handwritten letter. In the letter, which was addressed to President David Granger and signed by Ms. Shabana Asgar, Ms. …

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Minister Norton contributes sports gear to facilitate prisoner rehabilitation

  • Posted: December 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana — (December 28, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. George Norton, this afternoon, handed over a number of fitness machines and some boxing equipment to the Guyana Prison Service at the Prison Service Sports Club, Bent Street, Georgetown. The Minister handed over step machines, exercise bikes, …

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Minister Harmon honours nine NGSA students at annual Boxing Day party

  • Posted: December 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 27, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and his eldest daughter Ms. Daniele Harmon-Klien, yesterday afternoon, honoured nine students, who secured top marks at the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) at their 11th Annual Boxing Day Party for the children of Phoenix Park, West Bank Demerara. They, along with 146 …

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Natural disasters warrant equal attention as armed conflicts -President Granger says at security forum in Brazil

  • Posted: December 23, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 22, 2017) President David Granger has outlined the importance of defence cooperation in not only augmenting the military capability of small states but in strengthening their capacity to deal with natural disasters and other humanitarian crises and conducting peace-keeping exercises. Moreover, the Guyanese Head of State believes that strong defence cooperation …

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