Month: <span>October 2018</span>

First Lady encourages Sophia women to turn their skills into businesses

  • Posted: October 08, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 8, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger today encouraged female residents of North Sophia to recognise the skills they possess and turn those skills into business opportunities. She was at the time speaking at opening of the 30th Success in Business workshop, which is being executed by her office in collaboration …

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Transcript of the address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of National Investiture Ceremony October 6, 2018

  • Posted: October 08, 2018
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President David Granger: Mr. Moses Nagamootoo, First Vice President and Prime Minister; Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards, Chancellor of the Judiciary; Honourable Dr. Barton Scotland, Speaker of the National Assembly; Ministers of the Government; Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, Chief Justice; Members of the National Assembly; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; distinguished recipients of awards this year, 2018, special …

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President Granger sees imminent end to GTU, Ministry of Education deadlock

  • Posted: October 08, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 8, 2018) President David Granger, this morning, convened a meeting with the executive members of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and the Minister of Education, Ms. Nicolette Henry, where he said that the two sides are now closer to a resolution than ever before. In an invited comment at the conclusion …

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Message of Condolence from the Government and people of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to earthquake-stricken Haiti

  • Posted: October 08, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 8, 2018) On behalf of the Government and People of Guyana, His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana extends condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Haiti, where a magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit on Saturday, claiming the lives of some 12 persons …

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First Lady encourages residents of the Rupununi to empower themselves – as one-week robotics and self-reliance workshops conclude

  • Posted: October 06, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 5, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, encouraged the 100 graduates from the Self Reliance and Success in Business and the STEM Robotics workshops, which were held from October 1-4 in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) to take full advantage of their newly acquired skills and certificates. The First …

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Well drilling commences, water discovered at first site

  • Posted: October 05, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 5, 2018) The well drilling exercise in the South Rupununi, Upper Takutu – Upper Essequibo (Region Nine), which will see eight artesian wells being drilled in eight communities has officially commenced and authorities are reporting the discovery of water at the first site in Karaudanawa. Director General of the Civil Defence …

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Cabinet green-lights Guyana’s participation at regional, international fora -approves appointment of non-resident envoy of Romania to Guyana

  • Posted: October 05, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 5, 2018) Cabinet at its Tuesday, October 2, 2018 meeting consented to a number of matters. They are as follows: Cabinet briefed on the impact of US gov’t sanctions on operations of RUSAL Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 briefed Cabinet on the impact of …

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Three new passport offices to be up and running by the end of 2019 -Minister Felix

  • Posted: October 04, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 4, 2018) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, today, disclosed that his Department is working to establish passport offices in the Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two), Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) and Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) regions by the end of 2019 fiscal year. This is in keeping with the Administration’s vision of decentralising …

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