Tag: Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo)

Tourism sector rebounded in 2021

Tourism sector rebounded in 2021

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- January 6, 2022

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, has been at the forefront of development in Guyana, as the third largest ... Read More

Toka gets ICT hub

Toka gets ICT hub

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- November 26, 2021

As part of the government’s plans to promote connectivity across the country, a number of Information Communication Technology (ICT) hubs ... Read More

Gov’t Ministers take flood-relief grant to Region Nine

Gov’t Ministers take flood-relief grant to Region Nine

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 25, 2021

-farmers to also benefit from seeds, other planting materials One Saturday last, Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha traveled to the villages ... Read More

GNBS seizes Cigarettes for failure to meet labelling requirements

GNBS seizes Cigarettes for failure to meet labelling requirements

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 20, 2021

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) has recently seized 542 packs of cigarettes which do not meet the requirements ... Read More

Amerindians will be integrally involved in the national development process – President Ali

Amerindians will be integrally involved in the national development process – President Ali

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 4, 2021

- Says his Government will foster their economic empowerment across the country His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today informed a ... Read More

Education Ministry responds to Office of the Leader of the Opposition’s statements

Education Ministry responds to Office of the Leader of the Opposition’s statements

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 27, 2021

The Ministry of Education categorically and vehemently denies the careless and spurious statement issued by the Office of the Leader ... Read More

‘Education is a powerful tool for development’ – Min McCoy

‘Education is a powerful tool for development’ – Min McCoy

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- July 27, 2021

- at distribution of $185M ‘Because we care’ cash grant in Region Nine Minister of Public Affairs, Kwame McCoy, MP, ... Read More

Minister Indar distributes cash grants to Region Nine villages

Minister Indar distributes cash grants to Region Nine villages

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- July 25, 2021

Hundreds of students from Sand Creek, Shulinab, Shiriri, Katoonarib and Sawariwau, Region Nine, have benefited from Government’s $19,000 ‘Because We ... Read More

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