Day: <span>September 18, 2019</span>

Education is key to women’s empowerment – says First Lady

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 18, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, underscored the importance of education in paving the way for women to take control of their own lives in her address at the Opening Plenary of the Empowerment Leadership Conference, which is being at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara. …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the Accreditation Ceremony of His Excellency José Omar Hurtado Conteras, Ambassador of the United Mexican States 2019.09.18

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United Mexican States I am pleased to accept the Letters of Credence accrediting you as Ambassador of the United Mexican States to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. I congratulate you on your appointment and welcome you to Guyana. I ask that you convey to His Excellency Andrés Manuel López Obrador, my best wishes for his …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the Accreditation Ceremony of His Excellency Fernando Ponz Cantó, Ambassador of the European Union 2019.09.18

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I am pleased to accept the Letters of Credence accrediting you as Ambassador of the European Union to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. I congratulate you on your appointment and welcome you to Guyana. I ask that you convey to His Excellency Jean-Claude Junker, President of the European Commission, my best wishes for his personal …

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First Lady commends 15 participants of Lusignan remedial class for outstanding performance

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 17, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday afternoon, commended 15 students of the Lusignan Primary School, East Coast Demerara, for their outstanding performance in the ‘Lusignan Youth Development Initiative’, at a simple ceremony held in the school’s auditorium. The First Lady also donated 48 backpacks to the school. In her …

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Guyana to strengthen cooperation with Chile in mining, petroleum, disaster management and environmental protection sectors – President Granger at Chile’s 209th Independence Anniversary

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 17, 2019): President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this evening, attended the 209th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Chile at the Marriott Hotel, Georgetown. President Granger, in his address, said Guyana and Chile have enjoyed excellent relations since the establishment of formal diplomatic ties on 22nd July …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of the 209th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Chile 2019.09.17

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National Day of Chile I have the honour, on behalf of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, to extend congratulations to the government and people of the Republic of Chile on the occasion of the 209th anniversary of its Independence. The 18th of September – or “dieciocho” – is observed during a week of “patriotic parties” …

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CDC receives donation from Dharmic Sabha -to aid relief efforts for The Bahamas

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 17, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), today, received a cheque valued $500,000 from the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha (GHDS) to support the procurement of much-needed relief supplies for the hurricane-ravaged island of The Bahamas. Director-General of the CDC, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig, in brief remarks, expressed gratitude to the GHDS …

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Repatriation efforts for Hurricane Dorian survivors being streamlined -National Policy for overseas natural disaster response to be developed

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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 17, 2019) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix said the Government will be working with various stakeholders to develop a draft National Policy, which will outline a coordinated approach for assisting Guyanese based in Caribbean territories, who are affected by natural disasters. Minister Felix made this announcement yesterday, moments after chairing …

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