Month: <span>September 2019</span>

Total of 12 Guyanese opted to return from The Bahamas -Minister Felix

  • Posted: September 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 30, 2019) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, on Sunday night, informed that only three Guyanese families decided to return here from the hurricane ravaged island, The Bahamas. The Minister and a representative from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) travelled to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri to welcome home Mr. …

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Education is key to employment and development – President Granger at St. Cuthbert’s Mission Heritage Celebrations

  • Posted: September 28, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 28, 2019): President David Granger, this morning, attended Heritage Celebrations at St. Cuthbert’s Mission, Demerara-Mahaica (Region Four) where he told residents that education is the key to employment and development. “…Without education employment will be hard to find,” President Granger said, in his feature address at the event. The Head of …

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Address by Director of the Department of Energy, Ministry of the Presidency, Dr. Mark Bynoe at ‘Guyana’s Future in oil and gas’ forum hosted at the National Cultural Centre 2019.09.27

  • Posted: September 28, 2019
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Chairpersons, special invitees, ladies and gentlemen, it is always a joy for me to be amongst such amazing people and I am indeed honoured to be asked to share a few moments with you. I bring you greetings from my Minister, His Excellency President David Granger, and the staff within the Department of Energy, Ministry …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the opening ceremony of the Childcare and Family Centre 2019.09.26

  • Posted: September 27, 2019
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Children are the future Childhood is a special stage of human life – a period of rapid physical, emotional and intellectual growth. Experiences in a child’s formative years impact on his or her future development. Children who have unhappy childhoods can be affected adversely for the remainder of their lives. Problems in early childhood are …

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Teachers must be equipped in STEM education President Granger at CPCE presentation ceremony

  • Posted: September 27, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2019): President David Granger, this morning, said there is no place for untrained teachers in the future of Guyana’s education system and investments are continually being made to ensure that they are given the requisite training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the handing-over ceremony of science equipment to the Cyril Potter College of Education 2019.09.26

  • Posted: September 26, 2019
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Teaching in the age of science I believe in teachers’ training. I believe that, unless teachers are trained properly, students’ education will be substandard. The quality of education in any society is related directly to the quality of its teachers. Poorly trained teachers, inevitably, will produce poorly performing students. I took certain decisions for improving …

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Trade unions must play a more active role in workers’ training to ensure adaptation to change – President Granger

  • Posted: September 26, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2019) President David Granger said trade unions particularly those that represent the interests of public servants, must play an active role in workers’ training and education to ensure that they are equipped with the skills that will allow them to remain relevant in the fast-paced technological world and the changing …

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Children are the future and must be protected from abuse and neglect President Granger at opening of Childcare and Family Centre

  • Posted: September 26, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2019): President David Granger, this afternoon, attended the opening ceremony of the $250 million Childcare and Family Centre at Block ‘C’ Sophia, Georgetown. The President, in his address, reminded that children are the future and the experiences in their formative years impact on their development. “Children who have unhappy childhoods …

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Address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana 2019.09.25

  • Posted: September 25, 2019
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Guyanese, The Government, since the passage of the no-confidence motion in the National Assembly on 21st December 2018, has respected the decisions of the Courts and upheld the Constitution. We challenged the validity of the no-confidence motion and defended the challenge to the constitutionality of the appointment of the Chairman of the Elections Commission. The …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, to the 23rd Biennial Congress of the Guyana Public Service Union 2019. 09.25

  • Posted: September 25, 2019
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The challenges of change and continuity The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) hosted its 95th anniversary celebration, one year ago, right here in this Benab. I noted, on that occasion, that dinosaurs became extinct because they could not adapt to change. I said that if organisms cannot change they cannot survive. Change is imperative and …

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