Month: <span>April 2018</span>

Vacancy – Executive Director of the EPA

  • Posted: April 10, 2018
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VACANCY The Environmental Protection Act, No. 11 of 1996, establishes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and sets out mechanisms for its efficient functioning. Among the various functions, the Agency is required to take such steps as necessary for the effective management of the natural environment so as to ensure conservation, protection and sustainable use of …

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Terms of Reference for Executive Director (Environmental Protection Agency)

  • Posted: April 10, 2018
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Government of the Co-operative Republic of GuyanaMINISTRY OF THE PRESIDENCYDepartment of Environment Terms of Reference for Executive Director (Environmental Protection Agency) INTRODUCTION The Environmental Protection Act, No. 11 of 1996, establishes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and sets out mechanisms for its efficient functioning. Among the various functions, the Agency is required to take such …

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‘We will right the wrongs done to this community’ -Minister Harmon tells Mocha as 54 residents receive Titles to lands

  • Posted: April 07, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 6, 2018) The Government of Guyana through the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), today, came in for high praise as 54 residents of Mocha/Arcadia, East Bank Demerara (EBD) received Titles to leased land from Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon at a simple ceremony held at the Marks Supermarket. The …

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Sod turned for new Lands and Surveys office in New Amsterdam

  • Posted: April 06, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 6, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to decentralising and improving access to Government services for every Guyanese as he turned the sod for the construction of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission’s (GLSC) new office in New Amsterdam, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six). At a …

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State Minister says Private sector and Government not adversaries -As local content, GSDS and security discussed at PSC Corporate dinner

  • Posted: April 06, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 5, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this evening, said that the Private Sector and the Government of Guyana are not adversaries, but rather partners in development, who must work in tandem with each other. The State Minister made these remarks in an invited comment at the Private Sector Commission’s …

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Harmony Village to open next week

  • Posted: April 05, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (April 5, 2018) Plans are moving apace for the opening of Harmony Village; a celebration of Guyana’s culture presented by the Department of Social Cohesion, Ministry of the Presidency. This morning, Technical Officer, Ms. Olive Gopaul hosted a walk-through at the venue, located on Main Street, Georgetown, with several national stakeholders in …

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President Granger commits support to St. John’s Association of Guyana -as he receives Association’s ‘emblem’

  • Posted: April 05, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 4, 2018) President David Granger, today, said that his Government remains committed to providing any necessary assistance to the St. John’s Association of Guyana, particularly through the St. John’s Ambulance Brigade, during a brief ceremony, where he received the Association’s emblem for his staunch support to their work since his assumption …

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President urges Lions Club to extend reach in hinterland

  • Posted: April 04, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 4, 2018) President David, today, received a courtesy call from District Governor of the Lions Club, Mr. Sean Noel, who updated on the organisation’s work in Guyana, particularly as it relates to health and education. Mr. Noel, who is visiting from Trinidad and Tobago, was accompanied to State House by Ms. …

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First Lady meets with Medgar Evers College representatives

  • Posted: April 04, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 4, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, received a courtesy call from officials of the Medgar Evers College, a senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY); Director of International Education, Prof. Eugene Pursoo and Interim Director for the Caribbean Research Centre, Dr. Maria DeLongoria. The pair shared, …

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US based Guyanese family donates to WAD

  • Posted: April 04, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 5, 2018)First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, joined the Women Across Differences (WAD) organisation as they received a donation from the Bathersfield family, a US based Guyanese family that originally hailed from Buxton. The donation, which comprises of personal hygiene products, clothing and under garments was handed over at the WAD …

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