Month: <span>March 2018</span>

Message by the Honourable Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton, on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018

  • Posted: March 08, 2018
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Today, the Ministry of Social Cohesion salutes and celebrates the achievements of Guyanese women, and women all across the globe on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Today, we remember women’s struggles for equality, for the right to education, for the right to vote, for the right to work, for the right to fair remuneration …

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Over 500 persons receive free hearing screening -First Lady joins Phase I of Starkey Hearing Foundation’s 2018 mission to Guyana

  • Posted: March 08, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 7, 2018) Over 500 persons with hearing impairment, today, received free hearing screening during the Starkey Hearing Foundation’s first phase of its Guyana hearing mission initiative for 2018. First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, attended today’s session, which was held at the National Exhibition Centre in Sophia. She expressed deep gratitude for …

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Region Three communities gradually returning to normalcy -Minister Harmon pledges Government’s support, calls for increased personal responsibility

  • Posted: March 08, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 7, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, visited the villages of Leonora, Meten-Meer-Zorg and Uitvlugt where he assured the Chairman and Councillors of the Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs) as well as residents that the Government will provide all the resources at its disposal to ensure that normalcy is restored …

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Department of Public Service launches scholarship website

  • Posted: March 07, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (March 7, 2018) Permanent Secretary of the Department of Public Service (DPS), Mr. Reginald Brotherson, this morning, declared open the Department’s scholarship website for current and prospective scholars. The website’s launch was held at the Smart Classroom of the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD), Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown. The scholarship …

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‘Think big, think progress’ -First Lady urges ICT participants at Melanie Damishana

  • Posted: March 07, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 7, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, urged participants in the first Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training programme in the Melanie Damishana community to “think big” and to use the training from this workshop as a catalyst to a successful future. The programme, which is a collaborative effort between …

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GDF to benefit from disaster response expertise of Mexican Army

  • Posted: March 07, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 7, 2018) With an already strong defence cooperation programme with several bilateral partners, the Guyana and Defence Force (GDF) is now set to benefit from the expertise of the Mexican Army in the area of disaster response and management. This was confirmed today when President David Granger met with Mexico’s Ambassador …

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Training commence for supervisors, managers in the public service

  • Posted: March 06, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 5, 2018) The Department of Public Service, today, commenced its first training programme for 2018 with a batch of 60 participants, drawn from Ministries and Government agencies from across the ten Administrative Regions. The name of the five-day programme, which is being conducted at the Department’s Vlissengen Road and Durban Street …

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