Month: <span>June 2018</span>

“We need to make good on this sound start” -Minister Felix tells PSC at Hurricane Relief Appreciation

  • Posted: June 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (June 29, 2018) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, this evening, endorsed a strong relationship between the public and private sectors as he public expressed gratitude to members of the private sector and other agencies, who generously donated to Guyana’s Hurricane Relief efforts in 2017 for the Caribbean countries left devastated by …

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President attends sustainable landscapes forum

  • Posted: June 29, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 29, 2018) President David Granger, yesterday, attended a Roundtable on the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Programme, on the sidelines of the Sixth Assembly of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF). The Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Programme is a regional initiative involving Brazil, Colombia and Peru. It aims at maintaining 73,000,000 hectares of forests, promoting …

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CI interested in supporting Guyana’s ‘green’ development

  • Posted: June 29, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 29, 2018) Conservation International (CI) is keen to support Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy. This message was conveyed by the President of Conservation International, Dr. Jennifer Morris during a meeting she held with President David Granger, on the sidelines of the Sixth Assembly of the Global Environmental Facility which was held …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to the Sixth Assembly of the Global Environmental Facility, Vietnam 2018.06.28

  • Posted: June 29, 2018
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Small states, strong regions The Sixth Assembly of the Global Environmental Facility recognizes the necessity and urgency of “delivering transformational change” to confront the challenges to the earth’s environment. This Assembly’s conviction is that incremental change, while necessary, will not be sufficient to avert environmental catastrophe. Change must be comprehensive. The Global Environmental Facility – …

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Guyana and Vietnam to strengthen trade

  • Posted: June 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 28, 2018) President David Granger, who is currently attending the Sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, had a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc during which the two sides committed to an exchange of visits between government officials …

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Water receding in Region Nine -inter-agencies collaboration to monitor, respond

  • Posted: June 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 26, 2018) Mr. Brian Allicock, Chairman of the Upper Takutu–Upper Essequibo (Region Nine), today, reported that flood waters in the region has begun to recede, with the exception of the village of Karasabai, located in the South Pakaraimas. A special meeting to provide updates was, today, held at the Regional Democratic …

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CDC conducts damage risk assessment in Region Nine -report to be presented to Cabinet

  • Posted: June 26, 2018
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Lethem, Guyana (June 25, 2018)The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with the Ministries of Public Health and Public Infrastructure and the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) over the past two days, conducted a damage risk assessment in the region, primarily along Karasabai, South Pakaraimas and Aishalton, South Rupununi, …

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First Lady attends Musicians on Stage

  • Posted: June 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana-(24 June 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this evening, attended Musicians on Stage, an annual musical production and prizing giving ceremony, hosted by the Guyana Music Teachers Association. The event was held at the National Cultural Centre. Mrs. Granger also presented prizes and certificates to the top performing students who gained distinctions at …

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President to attend GEF Assembly in Vietnam

  • Posted: June 24, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 24, 2018) President David Granger will depart Guyana this evening for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to attend the Sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), where he will be delivering a special address. The Head of State will be accompanied by his Political Assistant, Mr. William Cox and his …

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President hosts St. John’s Day thanksgiving service

  • Posted: June 24, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 24, 2018) President David Granger, today, hosted members of the St. John’s Association of Guyana at the Baridi Benab- State House, where they held a thanksgiving service in observance of St. John’s Day. The service was officiated by Father Malcolm Rodrigues. St. John’s Day, which marks the birth anniversary of St. …

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