Month: <span>October 2018</span>

President travelling to Cuba for medical investigation

  • Posted: October 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 30, 2018) President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger departed Guyana this morning for Cuba. While there, the President will undergo a medical investigation. Speaking at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Timehri, this morning, the Head of State said that recently he travelled twice to Trinidad and Tobago …

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Canje gets ‘David G’ school bus – fifth bus commissioned in East Berbice-Corentyne Region

  • Posted: October 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 29, 2018) Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Amna Ally, this morning, presented a ‘David G’ bus to the Canje, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) community, in keeping with President David Granger’s vision to provide equal access to education for all school children. Minister Ally, who commissioned the bus on behalf of the …

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President, First Lady to travel to Cuba

  • Posted: October 29, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 29, 2018) President David Granger will tomorrow depart Guyana for the Republic of Cuba. The Head of State will be accompanied by First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger. The President is expected to return on November 11.

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President David Granger inducted as Patron of Brotherhood of St. Andrew

  • Posted: October 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana- (October 28, 2018) President David Granger was, this morning, inducted as a patron of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew at a simple ceremony held at the Christ Church in Waterloo Street, Georgetown. In his acceptance speech, the President urged members of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew to take the Brotherhood’s mission seriously and …

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First Lady urges men and women to get screened for cancer

  • Posted: October 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 28, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this morning, called on both men and women at the Ministry of Public Health’s Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk to get screened for cancer as early detection and treatment can save many lives. The First Lady, who was joined by Prime Minister, Mr. Moses …

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President urges BEST awardees to capitalise on educational opportunities

  • Posted: October 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana (October 26, 2018) President David Granger, yesterday afternoon, urged recipients of the seventh annual Burnham Education Scholarship Trust (BEST) awards to make good use of the educational opportunities available to them, particularly now as funding is available to support to the tertiary education level. Speaking to the recipients at the award ceremony, which …

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Mahdia officially declared a town -President Granger urges residents to diversify their economy

  • Posted: October 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana (October 26, 2018) President David Granger, yesterday, in his address declaring Mahdia Guyana’s newest ‘capital’ town charged the residents to vary their economy by pursuing agricultural production and manufacturing among other sectors, in order to diversify their economy. The President said that his vision for Mahdia, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight)  now that it is …

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First Lady receives courtesy call from Medgar Evers College representative

  • Posted: October 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 25, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, received a courtesy call from the Deputy Chair of the Department of Development and Special Studies of the Medgar Evers College, Mr. Ivor Baker.  The institution is a senior college of the City University of New York.  During the meeting, which was held …

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‘Guyana is committed to climate governance’ -State Minister at CAPAM closing

  • Posted: October 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (October 25, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, last evening, reiterated Guyana’s commitment to ‘green’ governing and development in his feature address at the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management’s (CAPAM) Banquet and International Innovations Awards (IIA) Ceremony. The ceremony was held at the Marriott Hotel, Kingston. “Guyana is totally …

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Region Seven youth urged to get involved in non-traditional career paths -at BIT graduation in Bartica

  • Posted: October 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 25, 2018) Minister of Public Affairs, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, yesterday, encouraged 148 Bartica youth who successfully completed the Board of Industrial Training’s (B.I.T) Sixth National Training Project for Youth Empowerment, to continue to invest in their futures and pursue higher education. The programme was hosted in collaboration with the Hope Foundation. …

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