Month: <span>December 2017</span>

Brazil ready to play a key role in Guyana’s petroleum sector

  • Posted: December 22, 2017
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Brasilia, Brazil – (December 21, 2017) The Brazilian Petroleum Corporation (Petrobras) has expressed a keen interest in entering Guyana’s burgeoning oil and gas sector. President David Granger explained that this is by no means a new offer, since they were engaged with Guyana in the 80s and in the early 2000s, but indicated that Guyana …

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Guyana, Brazil working to finalise funding for design, construction of Linden-Lethem road -two agreements inked to improve cooperation, bilateral ties

  • Posted: December 22, 2017
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Brasilia, Brazil – (December 21, 2017) The Government of Guyana, today, inked two agreements with neighbouring Brazil as President David Granger’s official State-visit to neighbouring country on the invitation of his Brazilian counterpart, President Michel Temer. The two agreements are the Complementary Agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and …

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GL&SC announces plans for CRIC 17 meeting and US$14.8M Land Management project

  • Posted: December 22, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 21, 2017) Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC), Mr. Trevor Benn, this morning, announced that plans are in train to set up a National Co-ordinating Committee (NCC) for the hosting of the 17th Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 17) …

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$99M living quarters for judges, magistrates commissioned in Essequibo -will to contribute to improved delivery of judicial services

  • Posted: December 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 20, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, commissioned a $99M, fully furnished modern living quarters facility for judges and magistrates at Suddie, Essequibo Coast, where he said that the project is part of Government’s investment towards the improved delivery of judicial services and administration of justice in the region. …

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All Guyanese, regardless of race and religion are welcomed at State House -as President hosts luncheon for Christian leaders

  • Posted: December 19, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 18, 2017) President David Granger, today, said that State House is a home for all Guyanese, regardless of their ethnicity, religion or culture, as he hosted a luncheon for leaders from the Christian community in observance of Advent, a season observed by Christians as a time of celebration of the Birth …

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New stelling commissioned at Ykinipa -as President takes Christmas cheer to Pomeroon

  • Posted: December 18, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 17, 2017) President David Granger, today, commissioned a $21M stelling at Ykinipa Village, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two), which leads from the Akawini Creek into the village after years of residents being forced to traverse makeshift boards along a treacherous path, during the previous administration even as a similar stelling was constructed further …

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Fort Ordnance Primary School commissioned as emergency shelter

  • Posted: December 16, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 15, 2017) In its continuous efforts to advance the disaster preparedness in Guyana, the Civil Defense Commission (CDC) today officially commissioned the Fort Ordnance Primary School in East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) as an emergency shelter location, which was done under the “Enhancement of Emergency Shelter Capacity to Mitigate Flood Risk in …

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