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Guyana National Awards: President congratulates awardees at 2019 Investiture Ceremony

By Navendra Seoraj – Guyana Chronicle – 25 May 2019

President David Granger addressing the 2019 Investiture Ceremony at the National Cultural Centre

NATIONAL Awards have been restored to their proper place of prominence in Guyana’s order of business, President David Granger asserted during the 2019 Investiture ceremony at the National Cultural Centre on Friday May 25, 2019.

“You are being conferred annually since 2015 and you will continue to be in years to come,” said the President, adding that National Awards are an institution of the state and it is Government’s obligation to preserve that institution by conferring these awards annually.President Granger in his remarks to the 77 awardees said that the National Awards should never be disregarded or disparaged through arbitrary or capricious conferment or through regret. On Friday, 53 males and 24 females were conferred with awards.

The constitution and orders of Guyana established the national honour system which recognises and respects citizens whose selfless service had a measurable impact on the country.     

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Guyana: National Awardees 2019 – 49th Republic Anniversary

Hamley Case, Terrence Montrose are among top national awardees

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Guyana: Moruca honours ‘selfless soldier’ Victor Ferreira

By Miranda La Rose – 16 December 2018 – Stabroek News

Victor Ferreira

The Santa Rosa community in Moruca, Region One (Barima/Waini), yesterday (15 December 2018) paid tribute in music and prose to the work and legacy of local educator, musician, scout master and sportsman, the late Victor Patrick Ferreira, MS, at the Santa Rosa Roman Catholic Church.

Ferreira, 69, popularly known as Teacher Vic or Sir Vic, died on December 12th at his home in the Santa Rosa community, after a long battle with cancer.

Ferreira was a teacher of many years, serving for many in communities far away from his homestead. For this, he was highly respected by the ordinary man in the communities where he served, and was recognised by the State for long and dedicated service as a teacher, with a Medal of Service in 2011.

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Guyana National Awardees – May 26. 2018 – 52nd Anniversary of Independence

Komal Samaroo, Oslen Small, Alvin Thompson lead list of national awardees

Businessman Komal Samaroo, retired justice Oslen Small and historian Alvin Thompson lead this year’s list of national awardees announced to coincide with independence celebrations.

National Awards 2018

On the occasion of the 52nd Anniversary of the Independence of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, His Excellency David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chancellor of the Orders of Guyana is pleased to make the following appointments under the Order of Service of Guyana.

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