Day: <span>March 19, 2018</span>

President Granger calls for action on the protection of the Guiana Shield’s water resources -at World Water Forum in Brasilia

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Brasília, Brazil – (March 19, 2018) President David Granger, today, issued a call at the Opening Ceremony of the 8th World Water Forum (WWF) for the introduction of further initiatives to protect freshwater resources, particularly the rivers of the Guiana Shield, which, he said, has an important role to play in ensuring global water security. …

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Address by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of Guyana’s 48th Republic Anniversary, on February 23, 2018

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President David Granger: Guyanese, the independent State of Guyana assumed the title Cooperative Republic on this day, 48 years ago. The Republic severed vestigial constitutional bonds with the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Guyana became a free sovereign, no longer subject to external authority. The Republic vested sovereignty in our people. It charged Guyanese with …

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Transcript of the address by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the Phagwah Celebration, held at Indian Cultural Centre March 2, 2018

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President David Granger: Former Presidents Bharrat Jagdeo, Samuel Hinds, Donald Ramotar, former Prime Minister, Mr. Hamilton Greene; Ministers of the Government; Members of the National Assembly; His Excellency, Venkatachalam Mahalingam and Mrs. Anu Mahalingam, High Commissioner and wife of the High Commissioner of India to Guyana; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Members of the Indian …

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Transcript of the address by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the Swearing-in Ceremony of the Ethnic Relations Commission and Teaching Service Commission, held at State House February 22, 2018

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President David Granger: Distinguished nominees to the Ethnic Relations Commission and the Teaching Service Commission; invited guests; members of the media; ladies and gentlemen. I would like to commend [Chief Education Officer] Mr. Hutson’s tie to all persons present. I don’t think the 48th Anniversary of our republic should go without some form of celebration. …

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BOI established to probe ‘David G’ Boat accident

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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 19, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, swore in Colonel (Retired) Windee Algernon as Chairman of the Board of Inquiry (BOI), which has been established to probe the circumstances surrounding the accident, involving a ‘David G’ boat in the vicinity of River’s View, Cuyuni- Mazaruni (Region Seven) on March …

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Transcript of the address by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the Phagwah Celebration, held at State House March 1, 2018

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President David Granger: Minister Khemraj Ramjattan, Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards; Speaker of the National Assembly, Honourable Dr. Barton Scotland; Ministers of the Government; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Members of the National Assembly, especially our singing M.P. Charrandass Persaud from East Canje, sometimes moonlighting as an attorney-at-law; religious leaders; special invitees; artistes, …

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Minister of State receives courtesy call from Conservation International

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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 19, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, received a courtesy call from President of Conservation International (CI), Ms. Jennifer Morris, at his office at the Ministry of the Presidency. Ms. Morris was accompanied by Dr. Daniela Raik, Senior Vice President; Mr. Hank Cauley, Senior Vice President, Center for Environmental …

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Public Health, PAHO officials meet with First Lady on Adolescent Heath Document

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Georgetown, Guyana — (March 19, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, for her noteworthy work with youth in Guyana, was, today, paid a courtesy call by representatives from the Ministry of Public Health and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) to discuss the Ministry’s Adolescent Health Strategy Document, which is currently in development. The meeting …

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38 East Coast Demerara women being trained to get into business -through the First Lady’s Self Reliance and Success in Business Workshop

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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 19, 2018) Thirty-eight young women, hailing from Mahaica, Clonbrook, Victoria, Belfield, Golden Grove, Haslington and Cove and John, East Coast Demerara, this morning, assembled at the Women’s Leadership Institute to participate in First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger’s 24th Self Reliance and Success in Business Workshop. In her opening address, the First …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, to the 8th World Water Forum, Brasilia, Brazil 2018.03.18-23

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Rivers and water securityWater is life. Without water there can be no life. The world’s freshwater supplies, unfortunately, are under threat. Water stress is increasing in many parts of the world. Aquifers are depleted faster than they are replenished. The growth of the world’s population will increase demand for water by 55% by the year …

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