President David Granger joined with Veterans, members of the Cabinet, the Joint Services, the diplomatic community and a large number of Guyanese at the Remembrance Day War Memorial Service at the Cenotaph yesterday on Main Street, Georgetown.
President and Commander-in-Chief, Brigadier David Granger announced the return of a fixed annual State subvention for the Guyana Veterans’ Legion. GINA said that this announcement was received with loud applause from a packed room of mainly ex-servicemen and women at a Remembrance Day reception organised by the Legion, at Coghlan House on Carifesta Avenue.
The Guyana Water Inc (GWI) today said that Chief Executive, Dr. Richard Van West-Charles at a community meeting organized by residents of Budhan Housing Scheme, Region Six yesterday, outlined a programme which will result in residents receiving water for the first time since the establishment of the housing development, which has been in existence for over 10 years.
Seventeen indigenous villages in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) are now better informed on aspects of labour issues and trafficking in persons after their toshaos and village councillors successfully completed a workshop in Kato, GINA said.
Black Sigatoga has been wreaking havoc in the local plantain industry and while the disease is probably always likely to pose a threat to the agriculture sector, examples like the one in picture of the combined efforts of farmers and NAREI can help keep the disease at bay.
Eleven RightStart account holders of Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited were honoured for their outstanding performance at the National Grade Six Assessment 2015 at special ceremonies held during their formal School Assembly, a release from the bank said today.