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GPF celebrates 185th Anniversary with award ceremony

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) celebrated its 185th Anniversary with an awards ceremony at the Police Officers’ Mess Annexe, Eve Leary, Georgetown, on Friday. Police officers and support groups were honoured for their dedication to traffic management and enforcement, crime-fighting and solving, community relations and policing, immigration, and clerical services. Addressing the gathering, Minister of […]

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GDF ranks being deployed to aid relief efforts in Grenada, St Vincent

Fifty ranks of the Guyana Defence Force will soon be deployed to Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines under the leadership of Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Dale De Mendonca to aid in recovery efforts, following Hurricane Beryl. The troops are expected to leave as early as Sunday, July 14, and will join the eight […]

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Guyana’s labour force boosted with 45 heavy-duty equipment operators

Guyana’s labour force has received a significant boost with 45 individuals now certified as heavy-duty equipment operators (HDEO), thanks to the Ministry of Labour’s Board of Industrial Training (BIT). The graduation ceremony took place at the Guyana Industrial Training Centre (GITC) on Woolford Avenue, Georgetown, on Friday. The training programme, which began in January and […]

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Lodge, Werk-En-Rust, Wortmanville residents welcome $200M road enhancement project

Residents of Lodge, Wortmanville, and Werk-En-Rust in Georgetown are set to benefit from the major rehabilitation of several community roads, following the announcement of a $200 million investment by the government to execute the projects.   The announcement was made by Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, during a public meeting at St Thomas […]

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Corn, soya bean production – a prime example of strategic public-private partnership locally

With a strong focus on unlocking more investment opportunities for sustained economic growth, the production of corn and soya bean in the Tacama area has been highlighted as a prime example of a strategic public-private partnership in Guyana. This was underscored by Managing Director of Farfan & Mendes Ltd, Andrew Mendes, during the Chief Executive […]

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Gov’t to roll out public procurement training countrywide to guard against deception, fraud

In a decisive move to enhance compliance with the Procurement Act, the government has announced a comprehensive public procurement training program. This initiative aims to equip individuals involved in the procurement process with essential knowledge to ensure adherence to regulations across various regions. The government has consistently emphasized its dedication to fortifying the procurement framework […]

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Over $2.4 billion in drainage, irrigation works ongoing in Region Two

The government has allocated more than $2.4 billion for essential drainage and irrigation projects in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), offering significant relief to residents and farmers. This announcement was made by Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, during a recent outreach in the region. Addressing a longstanding issue, the government has effectively […]

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Public and private sectors support for hurricane-affected countries showcases our humanity

– PM Phillips Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d), The Honourable Mark Phillips said that the response of the public and private sectors to mobilise aid and send relief supplies to countries affected by the devastating Hurricane Beryl showcases the best of humanity. The Prime Minister, who is coordinating Guyana’s relief efforts, made the statement during an […]

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Jagdeo maintains firm stance on Hughe’s conflict of interest

–  emphasises seriousness in which the government views this matter General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has upheld his firm position regarding a potential conflict of interest following the election of Nigel Hughes as leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC). This potential conflict of interest arises from Hughes’ legal firm’s […]

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