Month: <span>July 2015</span>

President Granger calls for stronger security system for the region

  • Posted: July 24, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana- (July 24, 2015) “The Caribbean needs a stronger collective security system in order to deal with new threats,” declared President David A. Granger, while delivering the commencement address at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (WJPC) graduation ceremony, in Washington today. The President, who is a former student and adjunct …

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Visiting UNDP Director pays courtesy call on Minister of Governance

  • Posted: July 23, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 23, 2015)- The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director for the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, Ms. Jessica Faieta,  discussed areas of cooperation with Minister of Governance with additional responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman during a courtesy call today, at his Brickdam …

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Ministers Harmon, Trotman updated on activities by Troy Resources Inc

  • Posted: July 22, 2015
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Georgetown, July 22, 2015 Senior officials from Troy Resources Guyana Incorporated today paid a courtesy call on Minister of State Joseph Harmon and Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman at the Ministry of the Presidency.  The two Ministers were updated on the company’s operations by Chief Executive Officer, Ken Neilsson and Finance and Administrative Manager, Jaime Altmann.   …

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Guyana reaches agreement with RUDISA

  • Posted: July 22, 2015
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The Government has reached an agreement with the Surinamese beverage company, RUDISA International NV, with regard to the repayment of a judgement of US$7.72M in keeping with a ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The agreement includes the repayment of a reduced sum. RUDISA’s owner, Rudi Sardjoe met with the President of Guyana, …

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President meets with members of the Guyana Women Miners’ Association

  • Posted: July 22, 2015
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Trafficking in Persons (TIP), deteriorating roads and other infrastructure in mining districts and the need for more exemptions and benefits for stakeholders in the mining sector were some of the issues raised by members of the Guyana Women Miners’ Association (GWMA) during a meeting with President David Granger today at the Ministry of the Presidency. …

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UNICEF’s country representative calls on President

  • Posted: July 22, 2015
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President David Granger today met with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative to Guyana and Suriname, Marianne Flach, who presented him with the organisation’s programme of action for Guyana and discussed a number of areas in which the Fund is seeking to collaborate with the Government.            Key among these issues is …

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Minister Trotman lauds CDC, Public Infrastructure and Communities Ministries

  • Posted: July 17, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana -(July 17, 2015) Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman has lauded the efforts of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the Ministries of Public Infrastructure and Communities in addressing the flood situation.  These comments come, even as Damage Assessment teams have been deployed by Civil Defence Commission and are currently on the ground in …

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Normalcy being gradually restored as water recedes

  • Posted: July 17, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 17, 2015) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) through the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) is reporting that normalcy is gradually being restored to some communities as flood waters begin to recede.  At a meeting convened at 18:00 hrs at the CDC’s office to be brief Acting President, Moses Nagamootoo, and Cabinet on …

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No State Resources were abused

  • Posted: July 16, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 16, 2015) The Ministry of the Presidency would like to correct the disinformation and scurrilous accusations made by the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) in a Press Release dated July 16, 2015.  The birthday luncheon to commemorate the 70th birth anniversary of His Excellency President David Granger, which was held yesterday July …

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