Guyana has much to be proud of – Teixeira tells Lindeners

By Jeff Trotman

Guyana has much to be proud about, Presidential Advisor, Gail Teixeira said in her feature address at the flag raising ceremony in Linden on Saturday to commemorate Guyana’s 44th anniversary as a Republic.

Gail Teixeira (centre), flanked by Regional Chairman Sharma Solomon and MP Vanessa Kissoon and officers of the police, military and scouts during the hoisting of the flag in Linden

Gail Teixeira (centre), flanked by Regional Chairman Sharma Solomon and MP Vanessa Kissoon and officers of the police, military and scouts during the hoisting of the flag in Linden

In emphasizing how well Guyana has done ,  Teixeira said: “We were put on the world map in 2008/2009 with the low carbon development strategy, which was unique and innovative ….” She also highlighted that Guyana has had consistently high economic growth over the last seven years – unlike the rest of the Caribbean and Latin America – that is recognized by the rest of the world.

In bringing greetings to Region Ten on behalf of President Donald Ramotar and the government, Teixeira said there is much to celebrate and account. “We have gone through good times and bad times, ugly times, violent times, bloody times and obviously, we have much to celebrate and we have many challenges as we celebrate our 44th anniversary. Guyana is a young democratic nation with a small population of 708,000 people  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.