Children’s Mashramani Finals Begin

The 2019 Children’s Mashramani Finals organised by the Unit of Allied Arts within the Ministry of Education started today at the National Cultural Centre before an audience of exuberant children, teachers, and parents. This leg of the Children’s Mashramani Competitions follows weeks of competition that took place in the 11 education districts. The Finals are […]

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Young gold-medalist says ‘thank you’ to Sport Minister

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Tianna Springer, a young athlete, visited the office of Minister George Norton, to say ‘thank you’. The 11-year-old, who delivered stunning performances at last year’s National School’s Athletic Championships, attributed her success to the kindness of the Minister responsible for  Social Cohesion, Culture, Youth and Sport. A few weeks prior to the […]

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$3M support for Mashramani Pan-O-Rama Steel Pan competition

The Honourable Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton today accepted a $3M cheque from Republic Bank Guyana Limited (RBL), intended for the support of Mashramani 2019. The monies handed over will go directly towards the hosting of the Pan-O-Rama Steel Pan Competition. The company’s Assistant Communications and Public Relations Officer, Ms. Jonelle Dummett, said […]

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Preparations for 2019 Children’s Mash Parade underway

The Allied Arts Unit of the Ministry of Education is progressing smoothly with its preparation for the 2019 Children’s Mashramani Costume and Float Parade. According to the unit’s Administrator, Ms. Lorraine Barker-King, the planning is in its advanced stages to ensure the successful hosting of the Annual Regional and National Children’s Mashramani activities. Regional competitions […]

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Education Ministry sponsors schools for Mash float parade

Four schools have had their participation in the 2019 Children’s Mashramani Costume and Float Parade secured thanks to sponsorships to the tune of $500,000 from the Ministry of Education. The Ministry made the announcement in a press statement and revealed the benefitting schools as the Tucville Primary and Secondary Schools, St Margaret’s Primary School, and […]

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Special committees established to address issues affecting indigenous people-Minister Allicock

The APNU+AFC Administration has said on several occasions that the indigenous people and their communities have a vital role to play in the environmental management and development of the country due to their knowledge and traditional practices. But since coming to office, the coalition government has been severely criticised for failing to effectively address the […]

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CGID calls on Govt. to probe supernumerary constables, issuance of gun licenses

Having confirmed that the Russian, seen in a video recording punching a Guyanese miner last Friday, is a supernumerary constable, the Caribbean Guyanese Institute for Democracy (CGID) is calling for an urgent probe. The investigation, according to the body, should focus on the appointments of these constables and the issuance of gun permits and gun […]

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“Guyana is on the cusp of great things” – Harmon tells Linden

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to rebuilding infrastructure and supporting efforts, which will foster unity and cooperation throughout Guyana.  Harmon did this as he delivered the feature address at Freedom Fest 2018, held in Linden, Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice (Region Ten) to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Harmon […]

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M&CC to host $19M “City Week” celebrations

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) of Georgetown is gearing to host the first, Georgetown “Town Week”. The celebrations that form part of the 175th-anniversary observance for Georgetown will commence on August 19 and conclude on August 25. The event will feed off of a $19Million budget which, the M&CC has stated, will be accumulated from donations and […]

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