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  • Photo of Guyana to benefit from US $18,000 PANCAP project

    Guyana to benefit from US $18,000 PANCAP project

    Member states of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) like Guyana, stand to benefit from a US $18,000 health project aimed at pushing early antiretroviral therapy for persons living with HIV.   The 18-month PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief)-USAID funded initiative is being implemented by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs under the Knowledge for Health…

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  • Photo of CARICOM ACP-MEAs project helps Regional environmentalists prepare for Bio-diversity COP

    CARICOM ACP-MEAs project helps Regional environmentalists prepare for Bio-diversity COP

    Regional environmental officers are attending a workshop to help them prepare for a major international conference on biodiversity, to be held in Mexico in December. The CARICOM ACP-MEAs project is hosting the regional workshop October 11-13 at the Grand Coastal Hotel in Guyana. The purpose of the workshop is to prepare Caribbean negotiators to participate in the 13th Meeting of…

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  • Photo of President Granger co-chairs special meeting between CARICOM Heads, UN SG

    President Granger co-chairs special meeting between CARICOM Heads, UN SG

    Georgetown, Guyana – Ministry of the Presidency (September 23, 2016) – President David Granger, today, co-chaired a special meeting in New York, which was convened at the request of United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon with the aim of engaging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of States on issues affecting countries in the Region and to bid farewell to them…

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  • Photo of CARICOM ACP-MEAs-supported International Congress on Biodiversity underway in Guyana

    CARICOM ACP-MEAs-supported International Congress on Biodiversity underway in Guyana

    The fourth International Congress on Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield,  which has received funding from the Caribbean Community CARICOM through the ACP-MEAs project, got underway in Georgetown, Guyana, on Monday.   The event is being held under the theme ‘Leveraging our High Endemicity, Cultural Diversity and intact Ecosystems for inclusive Growth and Secure Futures’. Two of the countries of the Guiana Shield, Guyana and Suriname, are…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads committed to smooth functioning of CSME – President Granger

    CARICOM Heads committed to smooth functioning of CSME – President Granger

    Georgetown, Guyana – (July 5, 2016) President David Granger said that CARICOM heads are committed to removing the obstacles to the smooth functioning of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and other mechanisms of the Community. The President made these remarks in a brief comment to the media before going into caucus with his regional counterparts at the Pegasus…

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  • Photo of Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Launched

    Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Launched

    The Guyana Animation Network (GAN) was officially launched at an Open Day in the Generation Next Conference Hall in Georgetown, Guyana, on Saturday 2 July 2016. GAN is a network established to use it resources to create and provide access to opportunities for persons within Guyana’s artistic, creative and technological communities; to develop the requisite skills, with their talents and…

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  • Photo of Guyana leads CARICOM states in agri produce supply

    Guyana leads CARICOM states in agri produce supply

    Guyana scored the highest in consistency of supply of agriculture produce, excellent market locations and market hours, in a recent study that assessed market adequacy for fresh agriculture produce in Barbados, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago. The study was part of a broader Intra-ACP Agriculture Policy Programme (APP) Caribbean Action funded by the 10th European Development…

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  • Photo of Feature: Sandra Granger: Guyana’s First Lady, integrationist

    Feature: Sandra Granger: Guyana’s First Lady, integrationist

    Mrs Sandra Granger is now part of the collective imagination of most Guyanese as the First Lady of Guyana, but it is a position she never conceived she would occupy. Nevertheless, it fits the former staff member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat quite congenially. The CARICOM Secretariat recently sat down for an interview with her on the occasion of…

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  • Photo of Feature: Guyana’s Cleaveland Forde – outstanding CARICOM 10K athlete

    Feature: Guyana’s Cleaveland Forde – outstanding CARICOM 10K athlete

    The Thirty-Seventh Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM will be held in Guyana 4-6 July, 2016. The opening ceremony will be held on the evening of Monday 4 July, at the National Cultural Centre, Georgetown, and will be live-streamed via today.caricom.org and http://www.caricom.org. As we focus on Guyana as co-host with the CARICOM Secretariat, please…

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  • Photo of CARICOM 10K Meet gets underway: Differently able to be a part

    CARICOM 10K Meet gets underway: Differently able to be a part

    The Spirit of CARICOM will come alive this Sunday, 3 July 2016, as the CARICOM 10K Meet gets underway at 6 a.m. Athletes from several CARICOM States will criss-cross the streets of Greater Georgetown to observe this annual CARICOM tradition, which takes place ahead of the Regular Meeting of the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government, usually in the host…

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