Day: <span>October 13, 2018</span>

Religious organisations play an important role in Guyana’s transformation

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 13, 2018) Religious organisations have an important role to play in Guyana’s transformation, Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon said last evening. The Minister of State was at the time addressing leaders and attendees of the Seventh Annual International Missions Conference, held at the Vreed-en-Hoop Wesleyan Church, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region …

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First Lady commends CIOG for work done to assist orphans and vulnerable children

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 13, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, attended the Central Islamic Organization of Guyana’s (CIOG) annual fun day for orphans and vulnerable children where she commended the organisation for its commitment to enhancing the lives of orphans and vulnerable children. “There is the confluence of education and care and the …

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International Day for Disaster Reduction 2018: Statement by the Director General, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig

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The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is pleased to signal its continued commitment to reducing disaster risks throughout the country, and today, joins the international community in commemorating the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2018. This year’s observance is focused on highlighting the importance of resilience building within the economic sector, with the theme being, “Reducing …

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International Day for Disaster Reduction 2018: Statement by Hon. Joseph Harmon, Minister of State and Minister with Responsibility for Disaster Risk Management in Guyana

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The International Day for Disaster Reduction, celebrated annually on October 13th, is a globally designated observance named by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, to highlight strategies employed by people and communities around the world to reduce their exposure to disasters, and to promote a global culture of disaster reduction. Guyana is proud to …

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‘Elect leaders with the community’s interests at heart’ -President Granger tells Rose Hall residents

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 12, 2018) President David Granger this afternoon called on the residents of Rose Hall, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) and neighbouring communities to elect leaders who are focused on developing their communities and not loyal to party politics. The Head of State was at the time addressing residents of the 176-year-old Town …

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President Granger meets protesting sugar workers at Rose Hall -assures payment of remaining severance before year-end

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 12, 2018) President David Granger, this afternoon, reassured sugar workers that his Government will settle all outstanding severance payments after Parliament reconvenes, next Thursday. The Head of State was at the time addressing a few disgruntled workers and residents who picketed the Rose Hall Primary School, this afternoon, just before he …

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