Year: <span>2018</span>

Five conferred with ‘Silk’

  • Posted: December 31, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 31, 2018) President David Granger has conferred the honour of Senior Counsel on five legal practitioners who have displayed a high quality of service in the legal profession and in their knowledge of the law, with effect from January 1, 2019. The long-serving legal practitioners are Mrs. Shalimar Ali-Hack, Mr. Stephen …

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CDC hands over Damage and Needs Assessment gear to RDCs -To boost disaster response management countrywide

  • Posted: December 31, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 31, 2018) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), today, handed over a quantity of gear to the Regional Democratic Councils (RDC) of Demerara- Mahaica (Region Four) and Mahaica- Berbice (Region Five) as it continues its efforts to boost disaster response management nationwide. Director General (ag) of the CDC, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig …

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Message of Condolence on the death of Mr. Francis Vibert DeSouza

  • Posted: December 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 30, 2018) His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, extends heartfelt condolences at the passing of Mr. Francis Vibert DeSouza, former Minister of Amerindian Affairs. Mr. DeSouza, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 73, became Guyana’s first Minister of Amerindian Affairs in 1992.

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CDC launches Regional Disaster Risk Management Committee in Region 10 -each region to have functional committee by early 2019

  • Posted: December 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 28, 2018) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), this morning, hosted the inaugural meeting of the Regional Disaster Risk Management Committee (RDRMC) in Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region 10) in keeping with its overall plan to establish an emergency operations centre in the region that will be responsible for relief co-ordination and management there.  …

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Message of Condolence on the death of Sir Fenton Harcourt Ramsahoye

  • Posted: December 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 27, 2018) HisExcellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, extends heartfelt condolences at the passing of Sir Fenton Harcourt Ramsahoye, S.C. Sir Fenton, who passed away earlier today in Barbados at the age of 89, was a distinguished Guyanese attorney who authored the book, ‘TheDevelopment of Land Law …

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‘Achieving unity in Guyana is a collective job’ -Minister Harmon tells ACDA Forum

  • Posted: December 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 26, 2018)Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, earlier today, joined with the members of the African Cultural Development Association (ACDA) at their Thomas Lands headquarters for the commencement of Kwanzaa Karemu Thanksgiving, a week-long African observance beginning on December 26 annually. Kwanzaa is focused on seven main principles: ‘Umoja’ or unity, …

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Minister Harmon, family fete West Demerara children

  • Posted: December 24, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 23, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and his daughter, Mrs. Danielle Harmon- Klien, today, feted over 400 children drawn from communities on the West Bank Demerara at their annual Children’s Christmas Party, which was held at the West Demerara Secondary School’s auditorium. The children, who came from the communities …

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Gov’t will abide by constitutional requirements following no-confidence motion- President Granger

  • Posted: December 22, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana-(December 22, 2018)President David Granger, this morning, said the Government of Guyana, following the passing of the no-confidence motion last night in the National Assembly, will abide by the stipulations which have been imposed on it. The Head of State made it clear that his government will embark on discussions with its coalition partners …

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First Lady advocates for more health and family life education in schools

  • Posted: December 20, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 19, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, called for more health and family life education in schools and greater participation by teen fathers in programmes designed to enhance the lives of their teen partners, at the launch of the Situation Analysis of Adolescent Pregnancy in Guyana. The First Lady also …

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