Tag: Region Nine

Rapid developments underway in Region Nine

Rapid developments underway in Region Nine

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- August 2, 2022

─ Expansion in Infrastructure, Health, Education, Housing developments Thousands of residents in Region Nine (Upper Essequibo/ Upper Takatu) are set ... Read More

45 residents of Annai, surrounding villages to get BIT training

45 residents of Annai, surrounding villages to get BIT training

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- July 29, 2022

─ as more training opportunities made available for the hinterland Forty-five residents of Annai and surrounding villages in the North ... Read More

Govt committed to safeguarding citizens’ livelihood – Minister McCoy

Govt committed to safeguarding citizens’ livelihood – Minister McCoy

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- June 29, 2022

- as $25,000 cash grant distributed in Region 9    Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility ... Read More

Amerindian leaders urged to efficiently utilise govt’s investments

Amerindian leaders urged to efficiently utilise govt’s investments

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- June 24, 2022

Government is urging Amerindian leaders to use government investments to better the lives of villagers. The Ministry of Amerindian Affairs ... Read More

Gov’t supports Karasabai farmers to expand production

Gov’t supports Karasabai farmers to expand production

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- June 8, 2022

Forty-five families in Karasabai, Region Nine are planning to increase their agriculture production after receiving assistance from government. The Ministry ... Read More

Improved accessibility, lower cost of living for Regions 9, 10  

Improved accessibility, lower cost of living for Regions 9, 10  

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 8, 2022

Travel time between Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) and Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) will be significantly reduced. Tenders are out for ... Read More

Lethem residents commend swift gov’t action during flood – state of normalcy returning

Lethem residents commend swift gov’t action during flood – state of normalcy returning

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- May 31, 2022

Residents of Lethem and its environs, affected by the recent flooding in Region Nine, are returning to a state of ... Read More

Region 9 has potential to become CARICOM’s food capital – Agri Minister

Region 9 has potential to become CARICOM’s food capital – Agri Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 24, 2022

The Government of Guyana continues to invest heavily in the agriculture sector, in areas like large-scale vegetable and livestock production, ... Read More

Residents welcome opening of new senior citizens centre in Lethem

Residents welcome opening of new senior citizens centre in Lethem

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- April 25, 2022

Residents of Lethem and surrounding communities in Region Nine have welcomed the commissioning of a $3 million senior citizens home ... Read More

Guyana crystalising place as entertainment capital of the region

Guyana crystalising place as entertainment capital of the region

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 18, 2022

- says Minister Walrond, as Rodeo returns with biggest party in Region Nine   With the hosting of Cricket Carnival in ... Read More

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