Month: <span>January 2019</span>

‘Disaster risk management is everybody’s business’ -Minister Harmon says at RDRM Conference for Regional Heads

  • Posted: January 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 31, 2019) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, who holds responsibility for the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), today, said that the responsibility of Disaster Risk Management and Response rests not only with the central government but rather, it requires a concerted effort from every member of society. The Minister was at …

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Message of condolence on the death of Mr. Horace James

  • Posted: January 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 30, 2019) His Excellency David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is saddened at the passing of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Mr. Horace James. Mr. James, who was battling cancer, died this morning at his home in Linden in the …

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First Lady opens third ICT training workshop in Linden

  • Posted: January 29, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, encouraged 40 youth drawn from several communities across Linden, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten) to capitalise on the chance to learn Information and Communication Technology (ICT) so that they can take advantage of the employment opportunities in that sector. The First Lady delivered this …

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‘Guyana aspires to be a success story in its implementation of the UNCCD’ -Minister Harmon at opening of CRIC 17

  • Posted: January 29, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2019) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, yesterday morning, recommitted Guyana’s support to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) while noting that Guyana aspires to be a success story through its implementation of the UNCCD. Minister Harmon, who holds responsibility for the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to the Guyana Defence Force Annual Officers’ Conference 2019.01.24

  • Posted: January 24, 2019
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Deterrence, defence and developmentThe Guyana Defence Force moved swiftly to suppress the rebellion that erupted fifty years ago on 2nd January 1969 in the Rupununi District ― a zone in the south-west of the country of nearly 58,000 km² – larger than Costa Rica – that zone is over a quarter of our national territory, …

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GDF must deter aggression, defend national sovereignty- President David Granger

  • Posted: January 24, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 24, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, said the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) must remain ready to deter aggression, defend national sovereignty and ensure the development of Guyana as a safe, secure and strong state. The President was at the time addressing officers of the Guyana Defence Force, during the opening …

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First phase of US$650,000 Italian funded project concludes in Bartica – Additional US$3.67M approved to lead Bartica’s ‘green’ drive

  • Posted: January 24, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 24, 2019) The Office of Climate Change (OCC), today, concluded the first phase of the Transitioning to National Energy Security (TNES): Bartica as a model ‘Green’ Town Project at the cost of US$650,000, which has seen the gathering and compilation of data on energy use to inform evidence-based decision making for …

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‘Guyana is ready’ -Minister Harmon conducts final checks at ACCC

  • Posted: January 24, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 23, 2019) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, who holds responsibility for the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), today, conducted a final site visit to the Arthur Chung Convention Centre (ACCC), which will play host to the Seventeenth Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the …

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Message of condolence on the death of Mr. Ben Ter Welle

  • Posted: January 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 21, 2019) His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is saddened at the passing of former Honorary Consul for Germany and Austria in Guyana, Mr. Berend Ter Welle, C.C.H. He died on Sunday, January 20, 2019. In addition to serving as Honorary Consul, Mr. Ter Welle was …

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