Month: <span>September 2015</span>

Canada signals readiness to assist with Local Government Elections and Sovereign Wealth Fund

  • Posted: September 29, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 29, 2015) Canada has expressed its willingness to support the Government of Guyana with the holding of Local Government Elections (LGEs), the setting up of the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) and the training and development of Public Servants. This commitment was communicated to Minister of State, Joseph Harmon by Canadian High …

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President calls on UN to protect small states

  • Posted: September 29, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana, September 29, 2015 – Small states risk being subjugated unless the international community can demonstrate the capability and commitment to provide an effective deterrent against domination by larger, stronger states. This was President David Granger’s main message during his address to world leaders at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly today. The President …

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“I sought no assurance from Venezuela, all I asked for was a juridical settlement” – President Granger

  • Posted: September 28, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 28, 2015) As Guyana seeks to bring a legal end to the 50 year old Venezuelan territorial threat to Guyana, President Granger met with the United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, last evening. Following the meeting, which was held on the sidelines of the …

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Visa Free travel to Russia for Guyanese

  • Posted: September 27, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 27, 2015) Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge and his counterpart of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, today signed an agreement, on behalf of their countries, which will facilitate visa free travel for citizens, between the two States. The signing took place on the sidelines of the United Nations 70th General Assembly, …

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President Granger holds successful bilateral talks with Sweden and Angola

  • Posted: September 27, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 27, 2015) Seizing the opportunity at the ongoing United Nations 70th General Assembly, where more than 150 world Leaders are attending, President David Granger yesterday continued a series of bilateral meetings. Early in the morning the Guyanese leader met with the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, at the United Nations Headquarters. …

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