Month: <span>April 2017</span>
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Agenda of Guyana’s diplomatic envoys overseas must be guided by national interests -President Granger tells Heads of Missions

  • Posted: April 03, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 3, 2017) President David Granger said that a small State like Guyana, with limited resources, can ill afford the contentious and confrontational amphitheatre of international relations and, therefore, it must pursue in its national interest, the of safeguarding its territorial integrity and promotion of trade and economic development through diplomacy. He …

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First Lady opens second certified ‘Care for the Elderly’ workshop -urges young women to take advantage

  • Posted: April 03, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 3, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, opened the second certified ‘Care for the Elderly’ Workshop, which was organised by her office, at the Ministry of Social Protection’s Boardroom, with the charge to 34 participants that they take full advantage of the opportunities presented. Mrs. Granger noted that while it …

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President Granger attends Guyana Veteran’s Legion Anniversary Service

  • Posted: April 03, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 2, 2017) President David Granger, today, attended the Third Anniversary Church Service of the Guyana Veterans’ Legion (GVL) at the St. Sidwell’s Anglican Church. The service was also attended by members of the Legion as well as Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Brigadier Patrick West, other senior …

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First Lady participates in Autism Awareness walk

  • Posted: April 03, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 2, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, joined the Step by Step Foundation and Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited, in their annual ‘Light it up Blue’ Autism Awareness Walk. The Foundation also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Education to improve access and delivery of education for children …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger at the Fourth Annual State of the African Guyanese Forum held under the theme “African Guyanese Self-realisation: Challenges for the next 50 years”, organised by the Cuffy 250 Committee held at the Critch

  • Posted: April 02, 2017
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President David Granger: So we have been this way before my brothers and sisters. We have passed through the [United Nations] International Year for People of African Descent. The International Year for People of African Descent, at the dawn of that year was already dire; the situation of people of African descent was already dire.It …

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Investment must be aligned to local employment -President Granger tells Chinese investors

  • Posted: April 02, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 01, 2017) President David Granger said that Guyana welcomes Chinese investment but called for such investments to be more closely aligned to local employment and national development. He said that deepened integration between Guyana and China should also see increased partnerships between Chinese and Guyanese businesses and this would in turn …

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First Lady says “Nurturing care is the basic right of every child” at Lancet Series’ launch

  • Posted: April 01, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 31, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this evening, joined with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the Caribbean Regional Launch in Guyana of The Lancet Series on Early Childhood Development (ECD), which focuses on the “the invaluable impact” of a nurturing environment on early childhood development. The Series was launched …

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Guyana benefits from training to bolster climate risk planning

  • Posted: April 01, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 31, 2017) The Office of Climate Change (OCC) of the Ministry of the Presidency in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Centre on Climate Change (CCCCC or Five Cs), today, concluded a five day Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation TooL (CCORAL) training, which is geared towards assisting policy and decision makers …

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President welcomes new Brazilian Military Attaché

  • Posted: April 01, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 30, 2017) President David Granger, this evening, attended a simple ceremony to mark the formal handing over of responsibility of the Brazilian Defence, Naval and Army Attaché to Guyana, Colonel Oswaldo Benedito Romao da Silva to Colonel Emerson Deni da Silva. The ceremony was held at the Marriott Hotel. Brazilian Ambassador …

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