Month: <span>November 2018</span>

Guyana celebrates VPA forestry initialling

  • Posted: November 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (November 30, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, last evening, said that the signing of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) pushes Guyana steps closer to establishing a fully ‘green’ State.   “We are pleased because the implementation of the agreement will assist greatly in …

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Minister Harmon calls for honourable public service

  • Posted: November 29, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (November 29, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, said that Government is looking for men and women with integrity to lead its public service.    “The new public service, therefore, has to be able to deliver in an administratively neutral way and has to be established firmly on the basis …

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Eight artesian wells handed over to Region Nine villages- Residents benefit from access to clean, potable water

  • Posted: November 29, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 28, 2018) The eight artesian wells drilled by the Government of Brazil through the Sixth Battalion Engineering Corps (BET) of the Brazilian Army and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) were, today, formally handed over to the Government of Guyana and the eight villages, in which they were drilled.  The wells were …

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Prime Minister calls on BCCPS cadets to perform duties with integrity

  • Posted: November 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (November 26, 2018) Prime Minister, Mr. Moses Nagamootoo, this morning, during a guest lecture at the Bertram Collins College of the Public Service (BCCPS) said public servants must perform their duties with integrity and without bias. “While [public servants] are protected from political interference, you are not protected if you decide to …

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President Granger’s public engagements reduced – as he continues treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • Posted: November 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana  – (November 25, 2018) President David Granger, consistent with advice from his team of specialist doctors at the Centro de Investigaciones Medico Quirugicas (CIMEQ) in Havana, Cuba, continues to take precautionary measures in light of his recent diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. As such, due to his continued treatment, the Head of State’s public …

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‘You must once again become a beacon of hope for communities’ -Minister Harmon tells Smith Memorial Congregational Church

  • Posted: November 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 25, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this morning, charged the Bishop and congregation of the Smith Memorial Congregational Church to re-claim its position as a beacon of hope for communities across Guyana. The Minister of State, who was at the time addressing congregants at the Church’s 175th anniversary service, …

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Youth benefit from equipment; sport gears at Upper Mazaruni Youth Congress

  • Posted: November 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 25, 2018) Minister of Public Affairs, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, on Friday, declared open the annual Upper Mazaruni District Youth Congress where she urged participants to excel. During the opening ceremony, Minister Hastings-Williams handed over a number of sound and musical equipment as well as sports gear to the youth on behalf …

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President Granger thanks ministers, nation for support

  • Posted: November 21, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 21, 2018) President David Granger has expressed his profound gratitude to his Cabinet members, staff and the rest of the nation for their support, prayers and well wishes for his complete recovery, at a welcome home and prayer ceremony hosted, this morning, at State House. “Thank you for your expressions of …

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President, First Lady return from Cuba

  • Posted: November 21, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana (November 20, 2018) – President David Granger and his wife, Mrs. Sandra Granger, last night, night returned to Guyana from the Republic of Cuba after spending approximately three weeks there. The President who was accompanied by his wife, travelled to the Republic of Cuba on October 30, 2018 to undergo a medical investigation. …

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