Day: <span>January 11, 2017</span>
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President Granger meets with delegation from US Southern Command

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 10, 2017) President David Granger was, today, paid a courtesy call by the Military Deputy Commander of the United States (US) Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), Lieutenant General Joseph DiSalvo at State House. He was accompanied by US Ambassador to Guyana Mr. Perry Holloway and a team from his organisation. During the meeting, …

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Justice Claudette Singh receives her Commission of Appointment as Senior Counsel

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 11, 2017) President David Granger, today, presented to Justice Claudette Singh, her Commission of Appointment as Senior Counsel. Justice Singh was named among the nine legal practitioners to be vested with this honour. However, she was unable to attend the ceremony last week when peers were awarded ‘Silk’, as she was …

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Guyana has much to learn from Nepal in conservation of forests and natural assets -President Granger tells new Ambassador

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 11, 2017) President David Granger, today, said that as Guyana continues to push the development of a ‘green’ agenda, it has much to learn from the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal in the area of forest and natural assets conservation. The President, who was at the time speaking at the Accreditation …

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President Granger to provide legal clarifications to Opposition Leader

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 11, 2017) President David Granger, today, said that the Constitution is very clear on the matter of the appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and that he is committed to fulfilling the Constitutional requirement within the ambits of the law. The Head of State, who was at …

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New Iranian Ambassador to Guyana accredited -says Guyana, Iran possess great capacity to push South-South Cooperation

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 11, 2017) President David Granger, this morning, accepted the Letters of Credence from Mr. Mostafa Alaei, the new non-resident Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Guyana at the Accreditation ceremony at State House. Mr. Alaei said that the relationship between the two countries has always been characterised by peace …

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COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA MINISTRY OF THE PRESIDENCY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT Terms of Reference PROTECTED AREAS COMMISSIONER

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1. BackgroundGuyana is globally recognized for its wealth of natural resources, high levels of biodiversity and for having one of the lowest rates of deforestation in the developing world. The Government of Guyana (GoG) has had a long history of instituting strategies for the effective management and conservation of these resources. It is a signatory …

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