Month: <span>November 2015</span>
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Guyana to boost international image through professional diplomatic service

  • Posted: November 30, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana, (November 30, 2015) – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge said Guyana has to establish itself as a responsible international actor through the level and quality of diplomatic service it offers, in a media briefing at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta. “If foreign affairs does its job properly and effectively, …

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Improved remuneration, better equipment for police

  • Posted: November 30, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana, (November 30, 2015) – President David Granger has said that members of the Guyana Police Force are likely to benefit from increased salaries as part of government’s plan to reform the security sector. The President also engaged Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK), David Cameron on restoring the Security Sector Action Plan …

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Government focused on holistic climate change approach – President raps Jagdeo’s comments on Minister Trotman’s suitability for climate change portfolio

  • Posted: November 30, 2015
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Mellieħa, Malta – (November 29, 2015) President David Granger, who wrapped up his participation today at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta, rapped comments by Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, where he is reported to have said that Minister of Governance with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman is not …

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Commonwealth and CARICOM stand firmly with Guyana as CHOGM 2015 closes – President pleased with process towards final settlement of Venezuela controversy

  • Posted: November 30, 2015
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Mellieħa, Malta – (November 29, 2015) Even as the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) 2015 wrapped up today, the international body, as expected, released the 2015 Communique which outlined strong support for Guyana’s position on the Venezuela border controversy. The document states, “The Geneva Agreement of 1966 between the Parties provides a range of mechanisms …

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Commonwealth Secretary General says Guyana is at the heart of the Commonwealth

  • Posted: November 29, 2015
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Mellieħa, Malta – (November 28, 2015) Outgoing Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Dr. Kamalesh Sharma, on day two of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2015 said, “Guyana is at the heart of the Commonwealth.” Dr. Sharma made these comments when quizzed on the Commonwealth’s support for Guyana, with regard to Venezuela’s claim on …

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Guyana deepening ties with Singapore, Netherlands, United Kingdom – key bilaterals held as Commonwealth elects new Secretary General

  • Posted: November 27, 2015
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Mellieħa, Malta – (November 27, 2015) President David Granger and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, who are attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2015) in Malta, seized the opportunity to hold key bilateral meetings in the margins of the conference, even as the body elected a new Secretary General, Baroness Patricia Scotland, …

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UNDP Guyana Country Programme Evaluation to continue

  • Posted: November 27, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 27, 2015) The Government of Guyana, through Minister of State Joseph Harmon, has committed to continue the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Programme Evaluation, which was started under the previous administration. Harmon made this pledge to Stuart Black, consultant to UNDP on the Programme, during a meeting at the Ministry …

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Government aiming to make local education system the envy of the Caribbean – Min Harmon at West Demerara Secondary school graduation

  • Posted: November 27, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 27, 2015) – Minister of State Joseph Harmon yesterday delivered the charge to the 2015 graduating class of the West Demerara Secondary School where he emphasized the importance of information and communication technology in today’s world. He said that if Guyana and its citizenry are to move into the future, attention …

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Security of Small States, Climate Change top Guyana’s agenda at CHOGM 2015 – International Migration, a key area of interest

  • Posted: November 26, 2015
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Mellieħa, Malta – (November 26, 2015) President David Granger, today, arrived at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2015) in Malta. The President joined Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge, who participated in the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers Meeting and the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) in the preceding two days of the conference. The Head …

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New Guyana Football Federation President pays courtesy call on Minister of State

  • Posted: November 26, 2015
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 26, 2015) Newly elected President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Wayne Forde, and Vice-President Bruce Lovell ,earlier today paid a courtesy call on Minister of State Joseph Harmon, the Ministry of the Presidency. During the meeting, the Minister pledged the government’s commitment to supporting the work of the Federation. Forde, …

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