Month: <span>October 2019</span>

CDC working with partner agencies to find solutions to high tide flooding -Region Five residents receive cleaning hampers

  • Posted: October 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 30, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), on Tuesday morning, held discussions with partner agencies as part of their disaster response to recent high tides which have inundated households and farmlands along coastline communities in Regions Two, Three, Four, Five and Six. Following the meeting, representatives from the CDC travelled to …

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President Granger gifts QC $2.5M for Science and Technology – said Science education can play a role in Guyana’s economy

  • Posted: October 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana (October 29, 2019) – President David Granger, this morning, presented a cheque valued $2.5M to the Principal of Queen’s College (QC), Mrs. Jackie Ralph to assist in the enhancement of the school’s Science and Technology programmes, at the school’s 175th General Assembly. The President handed over the cheque as part of the National …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of Queen’s College 2019.10.29

  • Posted: October 30, 2019
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Queen’s College: education transformation Guyana is on the threshold of a transformational stage of development. The country which you will enter as educated citizens in the next five or six years will be different from the one into which your parents and grandparents were born fifty or sixty years ago. Guyana plans to become a …

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Government in Action: Preserving Guyana’s Hindu culture – Diwali

  • Posted: October 27, 2019
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In 2015, when President David Granger established the Department of Social Cohesion, he tasked it with the responsibility of creating an accurate cultural manifestation of Guyana’s motto, ‘One People, One Nation, One Destiny’. Since its establishment, the Department, which also holds responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, has worked tirelessly to ensure that all groups, …

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Training and certification vital to benefit from petroleum sector – Dr Bynoe at Mahdia interactive session

  • Posted: October 26, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 25, 2019) Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, today, advised residents of Mahdia, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight) to equip themselves with the requisite skills needed to benefit from the petroleum sector. Dr. Bynoe told residents of Mahdia and neighbouring communities, which included secondary school students, that Guyanese can benefit from the …

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President Granger returns to Guyana

  • Posted: October 23, 2019
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OFFICIAL PRESS STATEMENT President David Granger has returned to Guyana last night from Cuba having completed a scheduled medical evaluation at CIMEQ over the past few days. The CIMEQ medical specialists have expressed complete satisfaction with the state of the President’s health and have explained that the President’s ailment is now in remission. In keeping …

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Birth registration should not be taken lightly -Minister Felix

  • Posted: October 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 21, 2019) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, on Saturday, emphasized the importance of birth registration to residents of Khan Hill, Barima-Waini (Region One). The Minister of Citizenship, who was among several Government ministers at a community meeting in Region One, said birth registration ought not to be taken lightly, as …

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Government in Action: Agro-processing is key to national food security

  • Posted: October 21, 2019
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For many years, it has been said that Guyana has the potential to feed, not only all of her citizens, but also the islands in the Caribbean Region. The Government of Guyana has always believed in this potential, investing heavily in the agricultural industry which helped to fund the first 150 years of development in …

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President Granger outlines five-point plan of action for urban revival in New Amsterdam -at opening ceremony of New Amsterdam town week

  • Posted: October 19, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 18, 2019): President David Granger, this afternoon, attended the opening ceremony of the New Amsterdam Town Week 2019 activities where he proposed a five-point, New Amsterdam Plan of Action (NAPA) for Urban Revival. The five components of the plan are to ensure the town becomes a centre of educational excellence offering …

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First Lady commends Bishops’ Alumni Association for hosting Student Conference

  • Posted: October 18, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 17, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, Wednesday evening, commended the Bishops’ High School Alumni Association, New York Tri-State Chapter, for hosting its second biennial Student Conference, which will provide career guidance to the school’s fifth and sixth form students. Mrs. Granger, who was the guest speaker at a welcome reception …

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