Month: <span>July 2016</span>

First Lady meets ‘early childhood’ educator to explore partnership

  • Posted: July 26, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 25, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with Ms. Dorrie Thomas-Crawford, a United States-based early childhood education specialist and teacher, who has been hosting a training workshop for teachers in the Buxton community for over seven years.  The meeting was intended to explore the possibility of expanding that training in …

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President Granger calls on City Hall to consult, not dictate

  • Posted: July 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 25, 2016) President David Granger has once again called on the Georgetown Mayor and City Council to engage the citizens of Georgetown in consultation on critical matters and advised them to avoid the escalation of an adversarial relation between the Council and the people. The President made these comments even as he …

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Scouting builds character, promotes respect – President Granger at opening of 14th Caribbean Cuboree in Guyana

  • Posted: July 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 25, 2016) President David Granger,yesterday, declared opened the 14th Caribbean Cuboree in Guyana at the D’urban Park, noting that the Scout movement has been able to build linkages between the school, places of worship and home, thereby contributing to the development of the character of the young people involved, so that …

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Message of solidarity from the Government and the people of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana with Germany on the recent attack in Munich, Germany.

  • Posted: July 25, 2016
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The Cooperative Republic of Guyana stands in solidarity with the people of Germany and expresses sympathy to the families of those who lost their lives and those who were injured in a horrific attack in the city of Munich last Friday. Guyana joins with the rest of the world in condemning this attack, which resulted …

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Preliminary Report on Drop-In Centre fire handed over to Minister Harmon

  • Posted: July 22, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 22, 2016) The Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) established to probe the circumstances surrounding the fire at the Hadfield Street Drop In Centre, which resulted in the deaths of two young children, was today handed over to Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, at the Ministry of the …

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Increased crop production, agro-Processing key to development Agriculture Sector

  • Posted: July 22, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 22, 2016) Agriculture represents a significant portion of Guyana’s Gross Domestic Product. Moreover, Guyana’s vast land space provides this country with great potential for economic growth through agriculture. With a sizeable portion of the country’s total exports consisting of agricultural products, Guyana is seen as possessing the potential for becoming a …

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UN Human Rights Representative welcomes President’s stance on death penalty -President calls for national consensus

  • Posted: July 21, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 21, 2016) The leader of a delegation from the United Nations, which met with President David Granger at the Ministry of the Presidency today, Mr. Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations Headquarters, expressed satisfaction with the President’s stance on …

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Guyana and Denmark to further strengthen relations – new Danish Ambassador to Guyana accredited

  • Posted: July 21, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 20, 2016) President David Granger, this morning, at the Ministry of the Presidency, accepted Letters of Credence from Ambassador Kim Højlund Christensen, accrediting him as Non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Guyana. During the ceremony, President Granger and Ambassador Christensen committed to ensuring that the existing friendly relations between …

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