Festivals like Diwali break down barriers, promote social cohesion -Pres. Granger

President David Granger has charged the Ministry of Communities to encourage the 10 Regional Administrations to work with the Hindu community and other social organisations to host important cultural and religious observances such as Diwali. This, he said, has the potential to break down barriers in communities and promote greater social cohesion and a better […]

Guyana could reclaim food basket title -Pres. Granger

As Guyana observes and celebrates Agriculture month, the government is pushing for agriculture to remain a mainstay of the Guyanese economy. President David Granger believes that the country still has the potential to guarantee local and regional food security, but there must be more investment and innovation in the sector. Speaking at Monday’s World Food […]

GPSU rejects Government’s initial salary increase offer for public servants

The Government of Guyana has started salary negotiations with the Guyana Public Service Union and the GPSU has already rejected the government’s initial offer. On Monday, Union representatives met with officials of the Public Service Department to start looking at salary increases for 2017. The government made an offer similar to last year’s offer. Last […]

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