President accredits new Swedish Ambassador

Georgetown, Guyana – (August 16, 2017) President David Granger said that Guyana is keen on advancing cooperation with the Kingdom of Sweden as it pushes ahead with its ‘green’ development agenda. The Head of State noted that Guyana has much to learn much from Sweden’s experience in promoting ‘green living’. He made these remarks today, when he accredited Her Excellency Elisabeth Eklund as the new Non-Resident Ambassador of Sweden to Guyana.

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Promoting ‘smarter’ food security

Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Noel Holder addressing the meeting’s opening session on Monday at the Ramada Georgetown Princess

Regional stakeholders in talks to gauge health, nutrition impact on agriculture

OVER the next five days, the Caribbean Agro-Economic Society (CAES) will spearhead deliberations on ways to promote “smarter” growth by understanding the impact of health and nutrition on agricultural development.

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“Volunteerism adds immense value to your country’s economic output”


A Youth Exposition and Volunteer Fair, was hosted yesterday by the US’s Youth Action Network and Youth Ambassadors 2015, at the Umana Yana.

Six Guyanese secondary school students completed the United States Government annual three-week Youth Ambassadors Programme (YAP) in 2015. Youth Ambassador, Ashraf Dabie said since the programme, he has been inspired to make a difference in Guyana. “We were educated, given skills and knowledge, and we were inspired to impact change in Guyana”.

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CARICOM Secretary-General on official visit to Japan


Secretary-General LaRocque presents a picture of the CARICOM Secretariat to State Minister, Mr.  Nobuo Kishi

Secretary-General LaRocque presents a picture of the CARICOM Secretariat to State Minister, Mr. Nobuo Kishi


Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is currently in Japan on an official visit. On Monday, he delivered a lecture to diplomats, university students, professors and business persons on the evolution of CARICOM, and CARICOM-Japan relations.

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The diaspora conference

GUYANA can look forward with much hope and optimism in building and consolidating business partnerships when senior Government functionaries today meet with investors and executives in New York at an investment forum.All told, the occasion will target the Guyanese diaspora with the aim of bringing together Guyana’s leadership, the business community, corporate leaders and investors to explore the exciting investment opportunities in Guyana. The forum is important, as it is happening at a time when the economy is less than robust due to a downturn in markets for rice, sugar, gold and bauxite, all local major exports, in the international arena.

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