Month: <span>August 2018</span>

‘Every Guyanese must look to the Police Force with pride’ -President Granger tells new Commissioner, deputy Commissioners of Police

  • Posted: August 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 30, 2018) President David Granger, today, swore in the new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Leslie James where he urged the new Commissioner and his deputy Commissioners to ensure that they work vigorously not only to fulfil the mandate of the Guyana Police Force but to root out corruption and rebuild and …

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Justice William Ramlall tipped to chair Police Complaints Authority

  • Posted: August 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 30, 2018) President David Granger has written to Opposition Leader, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo to inform him of his intention to appoint Justice William Ramlall as Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA). This appointment accords with Section 3 (1) of the Police Complaints Authority Act, Cap. 17:02. Justice Ramlall, a retired …

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Thirty-six Lethem youths certified by BIT

  • Posted: August 29, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (August 29, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, attended the closing ceremony of a three-week Information Communication Technology (ICT) Workshop, which saw 36 adolescent and out-of-school youths certified by the Board of Industrial Training (BIT). The workshop took place at the St. Ignatius Secondary School, St. Ignatius Village, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo …

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Department of Energy appoints Oil and Gas Adviser

  • Posted: August 29, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 28, 2018) Mr. Matthew Wilks, an experienced senior oil and gas business developer and negotiator, has been appointed Oil and Gas Adviser in the Department of Energy within the Ministry of the Presidency. Mr. Wilks has 32 years of experience in the global oil and gas industry, spanning all segments of …

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OCC engages State agencies at final TNA workshop

  • Posted: August 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (August 27, 2018) The Office of Climate Change (OCC), today, hosted the final workshop for the climate Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project, during which the results of the project were presented to key project stakeholders. The one-day workshop was held at the Pegasus Hotel, Georgetown. Through an agreement with the United Nations …

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‘The Church has a role in re-igniting, reintegrating, reinventing and re-engaging villages’ -President Granger

  • Posted: August 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 26, 2018) President David Granger, today, attended the 165th anniversary of the Zoar Congregational Church in Plaisance, East Coast Demerara, where he urged the church to use this occasion and the tradition of Congregationalism to re-ignite the beacon of spirituality and hope for its communities; re- integrate with the communities by …

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‘Guyanese must disassociate themselves from denialism’ -President Granger calls for concerted effort to tackle social ills at Cuffy 250 Forum

  • Posted: August 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 26, 2018) President David Granger, today, called on all Guyanese to disassociate themselves from denialism as he noted that inconvenient truths particularly about the country’s challenges must not be concealed but, rather, every person must contribute to crafting and implementing plans to improve education, employment and empowerment. President Granger was at …

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