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Granger wants stronger education system – pushes for more entrepreneurship in hinterlands

Granger wants stronger education system – pushes for more entrepreneurship in hinterlands

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A scene at the opening of Indigenous Month celebrations 2015

[September 15, 2015 – Guyana Chronicle]  President David Granger said while his administration wants to see more entrepreneurship in the indigenous communities, the education system has to be the base of the economy.

“We have to reform the education system so that more children in indigenous communities have access to education; there are fewer dropouts and higher quality teaching and more people graduate who can go into university,” he said.
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Caribbean: Obama announces initiatives for energy security and education

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Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (third right, front row); President of the United States, Barack Obama (fourth left, front row); and CARICOM Heads of State and Government pose for an official photograph prior to the start of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-US Summit.

Obama announces initiatives for energy security and education

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday April 10, 2015, CMC – US President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a US$20 million effort to jumpstart private and public sector investment in clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Central America.

Obama made the announcement as he wrapped up a visit to Jamaica where he held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and then met Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government.   Continue reading

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