Month: <span>May 2018</span>

First Lady urges Guyanese to be wary of scholarship scams

  • Posted: May 31, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2018) The Office of the First Lady has been informed that residents of Georgetown and other areas across the country have been approached via telephone calls and text messages with requests for payment in exchange for scholarships. In the light of this, First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, wishes to again …

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West Coast Berbice playschool tours State House

  • Posted: May 31, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today facilitated an educational tour of State House for a group of toddlers of the Little Angels Play School from Mahaica-Berbice Region (Region Five). The group of fifteen children were accompanied by their teachers and parents/guardians. The First Lady welcomed the excited bunch; taking …

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Correction: National Awardees 2018

  • Posted: May 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 28, 2018) The Ministry of the Presidency wishes to apologise for an error in the name of one of this year’s National Awardees, which should read Divisional Fire Officer (Retired) Patrick Egerton Carmichael and not Paul Egerton Carmichael as was previously stated. The Ministry is kindly asking Media Houses to take …

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Children are our future

  • Posted: May 26, 2018
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Cooperative Republic of Guyana   Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the 52nd Independence Anniversary of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana    Children are our future Guyanese, Guyana’s 52nd Independence anniversary is an occasion for celebration. It commemorates a departure from past degradation. It articulates the …

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49 women among those recognised for sterling contributions to national development -As President announces 2018 National Awardees

  • Posted: May 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2018) Forty-nine women from various fields are among those who will be conferred with National Awards by President David Granger as part of the celebrations of Guyana’s 52nd Independence Anniversary. These persons have been recognised for their outstanding service and sterling contributions toward national development. The awards will be presented …

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‘Independence 52’ celebrations kick off with flag-raising ceremony and cultural show -Event attracts hundreds at D’Urban Park

  • Posted: May 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2018) President David Granger, First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and his wife, Mrs. Sita Nagamootoo and several Cabinet members, today, joined with thousands of Guyanese at the D’Urban Park to witness the 52nd Independence Anniversary Flag Raising Ceremony. This year’s event saw a break from the …

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First Lady visits The Palms Geriatric Home

  • Posted: May 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (25 May, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, paid a special visit to The Palms Geriatric Home as part of an initiative to treat the female residents in honour of Guyana’s 52nd  Independence Anniversary Celebrations. The activity was made possible through a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Social Protection, the …

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Another female prisoner gets Presidential Pardon

  • Posted: May 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2018) As Guyana prepares to celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of its Independence, President David Granger, pursuant to Article 188 (1) (a) of the Constitution, has granted a free pardon to Ms. Shremattie Singh, who is currently serving a 15-month sentence at the New Amsterdam Prison. The Presidential Pardon takes effect …

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Stage is set for Independence cultural extravaganza -Over 2,000 youths to participate

  • Posted: May 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 24, 2018) Guyana’s 52nd Independence Anniversary celebrations will focus predominantly on the country’s youth. The program this year places emphasis on developing a strong sense of national pride, patriotism and appreciation for the strides Guyana has made since gaining its independence. It will include a plethora of cultural dances, music and …

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Grand children’s rally and flag raising ceremony to mark 52nd Independence -concludes with Flag Concert and fireworks display

  • Posted: May 24, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 24, 2018) Minister of Social Cohesion with the responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. George Norton, today, encouraged Guyanese to come out in their numbers to the Flag Raising Ceremony to mark the 52nd Independence Anniversary of Guyana’s Independence at Durban Park on Friday, May 25, 2018. That event will …

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